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Unit of Study MECH4003 Modern Internal Combustion Engines (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

understand the features, technology, operation and performance of spark ignition, gas turbines and diesel engines, and their modern variants

identify advantages and disadvantages of the engine types in different applications

analyse the generation of pollutants and their environmental impact

perform basic calculations relating to the performance and emissions of internal combustion engines

undertake and present the findings of a research project in the form of a literature review of a topic

understand the application of internal combustion engines in industry.

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