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ME 340 - Engine Design


This course will cover the theory and practice of internal combustion (IC) engine design. The students will modify an IC GM small block V8 engine to produce more power and torque over a usable RPM range in the laboratory portion. Topics will include IC operation, valve timing events, camshaft definitions, volumetric efficiency, cam spacing, hydraulic lifters, valve opening mechanism considerations, valve timing, degreeing, compression ratio, engine size, compression test, dampers, balance, combustion chamber design, mixture motion, quench, abnormal combustion, cylinder pressure vs. power stroke, octane rating, and fuel air ratio. (2-3).

Prerequisite: ME 252 & ME 311.

Credits:3 cr



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