ME 201 / EM 201 – Fundamentals of Combustion Engineering

Course lecturer :

  • Associate Prof. Dr. Riham Ragheb

Course assistant :

  • Eng. Amr Mamdouh

Course objectives :

to enable students to : 1- describe the fundamental information of combustion process from chemical and thermodynamics points of view. 2- introduce some application of combustion process.

Course description :

this course introduces the students to : – Continues and timed combustion, fuel and ignition systems in reciprocating and rotary engines, types of combustion chambers. – Fuels and ignition quality, thermodynamics of combustion, chemical kinetics, flame theory and flammability limits

Course assessment :

20 % – Midterm Exam 30 % – Class work 50% – Final Exam

Recommended text books :

Internal combustion engine fundamentals by John B. Heywood

Recommended refrences :

Internal combustion engine fundamentals by John B. Heywood