7th Semester Mechanical Engineering Syllabus (MG University)U 701AUTO POWER PLANTModule – 1.
Introduction: Types of power plant, classification of engines, working of 2 stroke and 4stroke with relative merits and demerits. Constructional details of engine components:Cylinders – types, cylinder liners, engine block, types of cylinder head, gasket materials,piston types, function, materials, piston rings, piston pins, connecting rod, crank shaft,flywheel, cam shaft, valve and valve mechanism, inlet and exhaust manifold construction,hydraulic tappets.
Module – 2.
Fuel supply system in petrol engines: Types of fuel feed systems, fuel pumps and filters,construction, air filter types and construction, carburetion, simple carburetor, differentcircuits in carburetor, types of carburetor.
Module – 3.
Fuel supply system in diesel engines: Cleaning system, transfer system, injection pump,nozzles, their functions and necessity, simple and multi unit pump, CAV Bosch pump.Modern distributor type pumps, maximum and minimum speed governors, injectionnozzles and types of injectors.
Module – 4.
Cooling system: Necessity of cooling, types of cooling, air cooling and water cooling,forced circulation, thermostat, water pump, radiator, pressurized cooling, antifreezesolution, liquid cooling/ oil cooling.
Module – 5.
Lubricating system: Function of lubricating system, classification of lubricants, types of lubricants, types of lubricants, properties of lubricants, oil filter, oil pumps, crank caseventilation, oil additives, specification of lubricants.
Newton and Steeds – Motor vehicle, Wildlife Publications, London.Kirpal Singh – Automobile Engineering Volume 1 & 2 standard publications, New Delhi.Joseph Heitner – Automobile mechanics, CBS Publishers, New Delhi.