Month: June 2019


  • Math Students at the Student Sympoisum

    Math Students Tackle Engine Problem

    Students in the Department of Mathematical Sciences partnered with Cummins Inc. to improve engine performance. Their challenge was to build a mathematical model to identify a narrow window when knock occurs in a four-stroke spark ignited engine. Knock is when a pocket of air and fuel mixes and combusts inside the cylinder at the wrong […]

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