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Spring 2024
May 30, 2024
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ME 44000 - Automotive Prime Movers: Green Engines And Clean Fuel
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.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture
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Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Relate processes in automotive prime movers to engineering fundamentals. 2. Study low-carbon emitting, and LEV, ULEV, SULEV, PZEV, and ZEV prime mover designs. 3. Study prime mover designs that are alternative to conventional combustion engines. 4. Study cleaner alternatives to conventional fossil fuels. 5. Carry out analysis of prime mover designs and fuel alternatives to identify cost and energy tradeoffs.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

Undergraduate level ME 20000 Minimum Grade of D-

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