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Engines Lab

Student working on a machine at the centre of a large room

Engines Lab

Engines Lab

This lab is equipped with:

Two Daimler Smart engines for undergraduate teaching (0.7 litre, four stroke, spark ignition). First year students do an exercise to understand instrument accuracy and calibration, and engine power and efficiency for a range of operating conditions.

Also for research:

  • The Jaguar Land Rover Centre of Excellence for combustion research
  • Four research engines (all less than 4 years old)
  • 1 compression ignition
  • 3 spark ignition - 2 with full optical access to record combustion events

This lab is also used for a range of outreach activities and for demonstrations during our Open Days.

Students standing by a motor
Students at workbenches writing on problem sheets