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Basic Mechanical Engineering, 2e, 2nd Edition by Pravin Kumar

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CHAPTER 6

Internal Combustion Engines

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, the student will be able:

  • To demonstrate the construction and working of different parts of an internal combustion engine
  • To understand the mechanism of fuel combustion in the internal combustion engines
  • To demonstrate the Otto cycle, Diesel cycle, and Dual cycle
  • To describe the various methods of emission control
  • To demonstrate the latest development in fuel injection technologies in petrol and diesel engines and also, the concept of hybrid cars
6.1 INTRODUCTION

“The heat engine, in which the combustion takes place inside the cylinder or the product of combustion (flue gas) directly goes to the cylinder and the heat energy of the flue gas is converted ...

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