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 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENE 203 (Thermodynamics I) ve AE 214 (Fuels and Combustion)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
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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 Ability to expand and get in-depth information with scientific researches in the field of mechanical engineering, evaluate information, review and implement.
2 Have comprehensive knowledge about current techniques and methods and their limitations in Mechanical engineering.
3 To complete and apply knowledge by using scientific methods using uncertain, limited or incomplete data; use information from different disciplines.
4 Being aware of the new and developing practices of Mechanical Engineering and being able to examine and learn when needed.
5 Ability to define and formulate problems related to Mechanical Engineering and develop methods for solving and apply innovative methods in solutions.
6 Ability to develop new and/or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative/alternative solutions in the designs.
7 Ability to design and apply theoretical, experimental and modeling based researches; analyze and solve complex problems encountered in this process.
8 Work effectively in disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, lead leadership in such teams and develop solution approaches in complex situations; work independently and take responsibility.
9 To establish oral and written communication by using a foreign language at least at the level of European Language Portfolio B2 General Level.
10 Ability to convey the process and results of their studies systematically and clearly in written and oral form in national and international environments.
11 To know the social, environmental, health, security, law dimensions, project management and business life applications of engineering applications and to be aware of the constraints of their engineering applications.
12 Ability to observe social, scientific and ethical values in the stages of data collection, interpretation and announcement and in all professional activities.

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