Students learn how to develop internal combustion engines in the context of increasingly stringent emissions legislation.
The Combustion Engineering track from KTH Royal Institute of Technology focuses on sustainability issues, and emphasizes engine performance, including fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions. Thermodynamics, supercharging, combustion, emission formation and emission control are addressed. Traditional lectures as well as exercises, seminars, assignments and laboratory experiments are learning tools in the courses.
Theoretical skills learned in the basic course are combined with a scientific approach and practical experience in the advanced course. Industrially relevant tools and methods are used. The advanced course and the master thesis project are typically arranged in close cooperation with industrial companies - for example Scania, Volvo, consulting companies and sub-contractors specialized in internal combustion engines.
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To be considered eligible for the programme you must fulfil both the general and specific admission requirements. The general admission requirements are the same for all programmes at KTH while the programme specific requirements vary between the programmes.
A Bachelor’s degree, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with sufficient theoretical depth and good academic results.
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