Automobile Power Plants

Features Includes:

  • 125 - 3D/2D Animation
  • 743 Pages of Content
  • 90 Lecture Hours
  • 376 Quiz
  • Suitable for All Technical University Syllabus

Course Description

This learning solution explains about Engine construction, I.C Engines, Inlet and Exhaust System,Fuel supply system in Automobile engine, lubrication system,Cooling system and Fuel and Combustion.


  • To know about the engine and its Components
  • To know about the two stroke and four stroke Petrol and Diesel engine
  • Understand the working of Carburetor, Fuel pump and its type
  • Understand the Fuel supply system in automobile engine
  • To know about the lubriaction and it types of lubrication
  • To know about the cooling and it types of cooling System
  • Understand the combustion of IC engine and SI engine

Engine - History and development of automobile - Engine Constructional Details - Engine Components - Materials and Functions of Engine Components. Classification of Engine - Types of heat engines. Construction of Engine - Construction of Engine. Engine Components - Engine Components. Gasket - Gasket - Piston - Piston - Types of Piston. Piston Rings - Piston Rings - Compression Ring - Oil Ring - Piston Clearance - Piston Clearance - Piston Pin - Materials used for Engine Components. Connecting Rod and Bearing Caps - Connecting Rod - Materials used for Engine Components. Crankshaft, valve and camshaft - Crankshaft - Valve and camshaft. Firing Order - Firing Order - Typical Firing Orders - Power Balance Chart. Vibrations - Vibrations - Types of Vibration Damper. Bearings and Flywheel - Bearing - Requirements of Engine Bearings - Flywheel. Inlet and Exhaust Manifolds - Manifold - Considerations for a good Inlet and Exhaust Manifold. Valves - Valve and camshaft - Engine Classification Based on Valve Arrangement - Valve Timing - Valve Operating Mechanisms.


Classification of Engine -Classification of I.C. Engines. Four Stroke Petrol Engine - Construction of four Stroke Petrol Engine - Four Stroke Petrol Engine. Two Stroke Petrol Engine - Construction of a two stroke Petrol Engine - Two Stroke Petrol Engine - Scavenging methods. Comparison of 4 Stroke and 2 Stroke Petrol Engines - Comparison of Two and Four Stroke Engine. Valve Timing Diagrams - Valve Timing Diagram - Theoretical Valve Timing Diagram for Four Stroke Petrol Engine - Actual Valve Timing Diagram. Port Timing Diagram - Port-Timing Diagram 2-stroke Engine. Four Stroke Diesel Engine - Construction of four stroke Diesel Engine - Working of Four Stroke Diesel Engine. Two Stroke Diesel Engine - Construction of Two stroke Diesel Engine - Working of Two-Stroke Diesel Engine. SI Engine and Combustion Chambers - Combustion Chamber - Types of Combustion Chambers for SI Engines. CI Engine Combustion Chambers - CI Engine Combustion Chambers - Direct Injection Chamber. Indirect Combustion Chamber - Indirect-Injection Chambers. Air cell Combustion Chamber - Air-cell Combustion Chamber - Advantages and Limitations.


Air Cleaners - Air Cleaners. Oil type Air Filter - Oil-bath Air Filter - Oil-wetted Air Filter. Manifold - Manifold. Design Considerations of Manifold - Design Considerations and Construction of Inlet Manifold - Design Considerations and Construction of Exhaust Manifold. Mufflers - Mufflers. Types of Mufflers - Types of Mufflers. Types of Mufflers - Types of Mufflers. Types of Mufflers - Types of Mufflers


Fuel Supply Systems - Fuel Supply System. Parts of Fuel System and Fuel tan - Location of Fuel Tank Fuel Tank. Fuel Filter and Fuel Lines - Fuel Filters. Mechanical Fuel Pump - Types of Fuel Pump. Electrical Fuel Pump - Electrical Fuel Pump. Carburetion Process - Carburetion - Simple Carburetor. Types of Carburetors with respect to Draught - Types of Carburetor. Zenith Carburetor - Constant Choke type Carburetor - Zenith Carburetor. Solex Carburetor - Solex Carburetor. Constant Vacuum Carburetor - Constant Vacuum Carburetor - S.U Carburetor. Petrol Injection System - Turbo charging-Turbocharger- Diesel Engine Fuel System - Diesel Engine Fuel Supply System. Fuel Feed Pump - Fuel Feed Pump - Hand Primer. Diesel Fuel Filters - Fuel Filter. Fuel Injection System - Fuel Injection System. Air and Solid Injection Systems - Air Injection System - Solid Injection System. Common Rail System - Common Rail System. Unit Injection System - Unit Injection System. Individual Pump Type Fuel Injection System - Individual Pump Fuel Injection System. Distributor type Fuel Injection Pump - Distributor type Fuel Injection Pump. Fuel Injector - Fuel Injector. Fuel Injection Pump - Fuel Injection Pump. Nozzle - Nozzle. Types of Nozzle - Types of Nozzle - Single Hole Nozzle. Governor - Governor. Mechanical Governor - Mechanical Governor. Pneumatic Governor - Pneumatic Governor.


Lubrication - Friction - Types of Friction - Functions of Lubrication System. Classification of Lubricants- Classifications of Lubricants. Properties of Lubricants - Properties of Lubricants. Lubrication in Important Parts of Engine - Engine Lubrication - Lubrication in Important Parts of Engine. Requirements of Lubricants - Requirements of Lubricants. Types of Lubrication - Types of Lubrication. Semi-pressure and Dry Sump Lubricating System -Semi-pressure Lubricating System - Dry Sump Lubrication System - Pre- lubrication System. Oil Filters - Oil Filters. Types of Oil Filters - Automobile Oil Filter. Additives of Lubricants - Oil Additives - Types of Oil Additives.


Necessity of Cooling - Necessity of Cooling. Air Cooling- Types of Cooling - Air Cooling. Water Cooling System - Water Cooling System. Pump Circulation System - Pump Circulation System. Components of Liquid Cooling System - Components of Cooling System -Water Pump - Fan - Types of Cooling Fan. Radiator - Radiator - Types of Radiator. Thermostat - Thermostat. Pressure cap and Coolant Additives - Pressure Cap and Expansion Reservoir - Anti-freeze Additives and Corrosion Inhibitors.


Fuels and its types - Fuel - Properties of fuel - Types of fuels - Solid fuels - Advantages and disadvantages of solid fuels - Composition and properties of good commercial solid fuel - Liquid fuels - Advantages and limitations of liquid fuels - Composition and properties of common liquids fuels - Gaseous fuels - Advantages and disadvantages of gaseous fuels - Composition and properties of gaseous fuels - Merits and demerits of liquid fuels over solid fuels - Merits and demerits of gaseous fuels over liquid fuels - Calorific value of fuels - Calorific value of fuels - Du long's formula for HCV and LCV - Problem 1 - Problem 2. I.C. Engine fuels - Engine fuels. I.C. Engine fuels rating – Octane number - Octane number. Cetane number and HUCR - Cetane number - Rating of fuels for C.I. Engines - Highest useful compression ratio (HUCR). Fuel additives or dopes - Additives or dopes - Additives used in petrol - Additives used in diesel. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous mixtures -Mixtures - Homogeneous mixtures - Heterogeneous mixtures. Combustion in SI engines - Combustion - Combustion process in SI engines. Detonation in S.I. engine - Normal combustion - Detonation in S.I. engine - Control of Detonation - Phenomenon of detonation in S.I engines - Pre- ignition - Pre- ignition - Control of pre ignitions - Summary of variables affecting detonation in SI engines. Combustion in CI engines - Combustion in diesel engine - Factors affecting combustion in C.I engine - Diesel knock in C.I. engines - Delay period in C.I engines - Factor reducing knock in C.I. engines. Diesel knock - Control of knock in C.I engines - Summary of variables affecting knock in an engine - Factors Affecting Detonation/Knocks.