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The Past, Present and Future of the Training of Internal Combustion Engines at the Department of Energy Engineering of BME

  • Ákos Bereczky
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

Vehicle industry plays an important role in the GDP production and employment of present-day Hungary. In the June of 2016 the share of vehicle manufacturing subsection within processing industry was 31.4% [1] and the sector employed 135 thousand persons in 2014 [2]. Thus higher education takes a significant role in the provision of adequately trained students and the co-operation with the industry has also a great role. The author reviews the training of internal combustion engines, which is the most frequently applied resource today—related to his own narrower field within vehicle industry and the joint research at the Department of Energy Engineering of BME. The author presents the Department in the field, the present areas of research, the industrial co-operations and the available infrastructure. Finally the further plans are being outlined.

Keywords

Internal Combustion Engine Alcohol Fuel Flame Surface Density Dual Fuel Engine Diesel Operation 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

This study was conducted at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary and was supported by the Hungarian/South African Intergovernmental S&T Cooperation Program (Grant: ZA-17/09). The authors are grateful to the AVL GmbH Company for the possibility to use their simulation software (AVL Boost and FIRE) under the university partnership program and for the help of the industrial partners, like AUDI Hungaria Motor Ltd., AVL-Autokut Ltd., Hungarian Suzuki Ltd. and many other companies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Energy EngineeringBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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