2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 24, 2022  
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ME 44000 - Automotive Prime Movers: Green Engines And Clean Fuel


Prerequisite(s): ME 30000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

Credit Hours: 3.00. Internal combustion engines (ICE), hybrid engines (HE), fuel-cell engines (FCE), and alternative/renewable fuels. ICEs topics- engines with advanced combustion systems such as clean diesels, direct-injection spark-ignition engines (DISI), and low-temperature combustion (LTC) compression-ignition. HE topics- different components of hybrid engines and the powertrain design. FCE topics- fundamentals of fuel cells and automotive applications. Clean fuel topics- biofuels, hydrogen, and natural gas, as well as, other cleaner fossil fuels for automotive applications. Well-to-wheel energy and cost analysis of prime mover designs/fuels. Typically offered Spring.


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