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Fundamentals of Piston Engines, Pumps and Compressors

Module name (EN): Fundamentals of Piston Engines, Pumps and Compressors
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: FT11
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam 90 min.

[updated 30.09.2020]
Curricular relevance:
DFBGM405 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBME-312 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
FT11 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 3, mandatory course
FT11 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 3, mandatory course
FT11 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 3, mandatory course
FT11 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT02 Physics
FT06


[updated 31.05.2011]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
FT21 Vehicle Combustion Engines
FT25
FT27 Vehicle Testing
FT29 Compulsory Elective
FT30 Engineering Project in English
FT57 Fundamentals of Motorcycle Engineering
FT58 Gas-Powered Automobiles


[updated 25.11.2014]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze

[updated 23.05.2011]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will be able to describe well-known types of pistons and turbomachinery, especially their basic structure and function.  They will be able to assign the suitable machine to given applications and estimate or set operating points from the machines´ operating behavior.

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Module content:
Piston engines
- Basics, mode of operation, operating behavior:
        - Piston compressors
        - Piston pumps
        - Piston steam engines
        - Internal combustion engines
 
Turbomachinery
- Basics, mode of operation, operating behavior with regard to:
        - Axial and radial compressors
        - Axial and radial pumps
        - Steam turbines
        - Water turbines
        - Gas turbines


[updated 30.09.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with tutorials;
Lecture: Documents, examples with discussion; exercises
Lab experiments: Developing and experiencing specific key aspects of the subject matter by means of supervised laboratory experiments.

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Recommended or required reading:
- Küttner: Kolbenmaschinen
- Beitz, Grote - Hrsg.: Dubbel-Taschenbuch für den Maschinenbau, Kapitel Kolbenmaschinen, Kapitel Strömungsmaschinen
- Urlaub: Verbrennungsmotoren
- Bohl, Elmendorf: Strömungsmaschinen


[updated 30.09.2020]
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