Technical and environmental challenges for the automotive sector.
After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:
Week 1 :
You will explore the international energy scene and the global economic environment, so as to better understand the major energy issues.
You will also discover the environmental regulations which work to improve efficiency in the automotive sector.
Week 2 :
After a technical introduction to engines, we will study the basic concepts of fuels and refining.
We will take a look at how diesel and gasoline are produced respecting the technical specifications of different countries.
Week 3 :
You will first discover engine design and powertrain components.
You will then study the formation of pollutants in engines and the technology used to reduce these emissions such as after-treatment systems.
Finally you will understand how a diesel engine optimization is performed.
Week 4 :
This final week will be the opportunity to draw up a panorama of technologies being developed at present.
We will interview experts from IFP Energies nouvelles and ask them to identify technologies worth exploring such as hybrids, biofuels or hydrogen.
We will also cover new initiatives that are being developed such as car sharing, carpooling and smart driving.