Automotive Thermal Control

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CourseAutomotive Thermal Control
Credits 6
Professor Alberto MUSCIO

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Objectives: To know and understand the fundamentals of heat transfer in vehicles, thermal control of current and forthcoming powertrains, thermo-hygrometric comfort in confined environments, air conditioning by both optimizing the envelope of the vehicle cabin and using devices for heating, cooling, dehumidification and ventilation. To elaborate and apply the gained knowledge to the choice and use of strategies and devices for thermal control of combustion and electric powertrains and electronic components, as well as to heating and air conditioning of the vehicle cabin, pursuing technical-economic efficiency and minimization of the energy needs.

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