Internal Combustion Engine Thermodynamics Outline
Engine Parameters
Slider Crank Model
APPLET: Piston - Cylinder Volume Plot
APPLET: Piston Surface Area Plot
Work
Mean Effective Pressure
APPLET: Friction Mean Effective Pressure
Combustion
Stoichiometry
Fuels
Determination of Qin from HHV of Fuel
APPLET: Combustion Molar Product Coefficient
Chemical Equilibrium
APPLET: Equilibrium Combustion Products
APPLET: Adiabatic Flame Temperature
APPLET: Nitrogen Oxide Formation Rate
APPLET: Dissociation of CO2
Engine Cycle Models
Introduction
Model of Basic Otto Cycle
APPLET: Four Stroke Otto Gas Cycle
APPLET: Otto Fuel-Air Cycle
APPLET: Four Stroke Otto Fuel-Air Cycle
Finite Heat Release Otto Cycle
Determination of Fuel Heat Input Qin
APPLET: Heat Release Fraction Plot
APPLET: Simple Heat Release Applet
APPLET: Simple Heat Release Applet (Updated with Entropy by Sandeep Makam, Summer 2007)
Finite Heat Release Otto Cycle with Heat Transfer
APPLET: Finite Heat Release with Heat Transfer
APPLET: Comparison of Heat Transfer Coefficient Models
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