315.731 Process simulation ¿ Thermodynamic design of internal combustion engines
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 1.5h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the

  • thermodynamic principles of an engine process. They learned the physical and chemcical
  • fundamentals of combustion and pollutant formation. They will have an overview of
  • available simulation methods

Subject of course

A fundamental overview of process Analysis is provided. The Content of the lecture is the following:

  1. Introduction
  2. Thermodynamic basics
  3. Fluid properties, fuels
  4. Combustion
  5. Pollutant formation
  6. Gas exchange
  7. Charging
  8. Examples

Teaching methods

  • Lecture
  • Demonstration of examples
  • Group work

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Written test with questions addressing the students' understanding and analytical examples

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.01.2020 08:00 30.04.2020 12:00 30.04.2020 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


Script (in German!) for registered students on TISS available.

Previous knowledge

  • Lecture Grundzüge KFZ-Antriebe
  • Thermodynamic
  • Fluid mechanics