ECTS - Emission and Exhaust Control

Emission and Exhaust Control (AE420) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Emission and Exhaust Control AE420 Area Elective 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENE 203 (Thermodynamics I) ve AE 214 (Fuels and Combustion)
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To familiarize students with basic concepts of burning reactions, emission produced by motor vehicles, emission control techniques in SI and CI engines, global standards of emission, reduction of emission methods and emission measurement techniques.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • define basic concepts of burning reactions in ICE
  • define and use excess air theory
  • solve emission in real engine
  • emission impacts on human health
  • explain global emission standards and regulations
Course Content Introduction to basic concepts of emission criteria; fundamental burning process; air/fuel ratio; excess air theory; emission standards.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Emissions from Internal Combustion Engines
2 Thermochemistry of Fuel Combustion
3 Thermochemistry of Fuel Combustion
4 Emission Formation in SI Engines (HC, CO, NOx)
5 Aftertreatment
6 Emission Formation in CI Engines (HC, CO, NOx, Soot)
7 Emission Formation in CI Engines (HC, CO, NOx, Soot)
8 Emission Control Techniques
9 Emission Standards and Regulations
10 Emission Measurement Techniques and Tests
11 Emission Measurement Techniques and Tests
12 Alternative Fuels Emissions
13 Global Warming
14 Automobile Emissions Impacts on Human Health
15 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Handbook of Air Pollution from Internal Combustion Engines - Pollutant Formation and Control, by E. Sher (1998).
2. Environmental Impacts of Road Vehicles - Past, Present and Future, by R.M. Harrison, et. al. (2017).
3. Engine Emissions, Pollutant Formation and Measurement, by G.S. Springer, et. al. (1973).
4. Automotive Fuel and Emissions Control Systems, 3rd Edition, by J.D. Halderman (2011).

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 10
Homework Assignments 2 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 21 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. X
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively. X
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines. X
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually. X
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously. X
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications. X
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. X
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices. X
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems. X
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field. X
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 6 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 4 8
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 120