Unit I

Combustion of fuels. Combustion equations and air-fuel ratio calculations.

Unit II

Thermodynamics of combustion. Thermo-chemistry. Kinetics of combustion.

Unit III

Laminar and turbulent flames. Quenching. Flammability. Ignition and flame.

Unit IV

Stabilization. Combustion in SI and CI engines.

Unit V

Emission and control methods.


1. Turns, S.R., An Introduction to Combustion, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 2000.
2. Glassman, I., Combustion, 3rd ed., Academic Press, 1996.
3. Heywood, J.B., Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw-Hill, 1988.