COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vehicle Technology MES   412 8 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Kadir AYDIN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.KADİR AYDIN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.KADİR AYDIN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to teach the basis elements of vehicles (power transmission, steering, suspension, braking systems, wheels, air-conditioning, etc.)
Content
Clutches, manual gearboxes, torque converters, semi-automatics and automatic transmissions, Propeller shafts, final drives and rear axles. Four-wheel-drive systems. Tyres, road wheels and hubs. Suspension systems. Steering system. Hydraulic brake systems. Air and endurance brake systems. Anti-lock brakes and traction control. Vehicle structure and aerodynamics.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learns working principles of drivetrains
2) Steering system
3) Suspension system
4) Braking system and tyres
5) Vehicle air conditioning
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Student become equipped with the basic knowledge of math, science and engineering
X
2
Students gain a command of basic concepts, theories and principles in mechanical engineering
X
3
Students are able to design and carry out experiments in the basic fields of mechanical engineering, and interpret the results and the data obtained from the experiments
X
4
Students become equipped with a variety of skills and knowledge regarding engineering techniques
X
5
Students are able to design a system, component or process in order to meet the needs of various engineering problems within technical, economic, environmental, manufacturability, and sustainability limits.
X
6
Students independently review and learn the applications in an enterprise, make a critical assessment of the problems faced with, formulate problems and propose solutions by selecting the proper technique
X
7
Students take initiative in identification, design, development and use of a product or production process.
X
8
Students become aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self-renew
X
9
Students use English effectively for technical or non-technical topics orally or in wirtten form.
X
10
Students become effective in using computer, computer-aided drafting, design, analysis, and presentation
X
11
Students have good communicatino skills with a tendency to work in teams, and are able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
X
12
Students become aware of the technical and ethical responsibilities, as well as being inquisitive and innovative
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Road Vehicle Systematics and Vehicle Bodies Lecture notes p.1-30 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
2 Vehicle Bodies Lecture notes p.1-30 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Drive Train Lecture notes p.31-57 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
4 Drive Train Lecture notes p.31-57 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
5 Steering Systems Lecture notes p.58-65 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
6 Suspension Systems Lecture notes p.66-80 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
7 Braking Systems Lecture notes p.81-157 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes up to end of p.157 Testing
9 Braking Systems Lecture notes p.81-157 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
10 Wheels and Tires Lecture notes p.158-175 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
11 Electronic Stability Program Lecture notes p.176-192 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
12 Safety Systems Lecture notes p.193-204 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
13 HVAC, Canbus and Vehicle Information System Lecture notes p.205-216 Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
14 Discussion of Homeworks Discussion of Homeworks Testing
Oral Exam
Homework
15 Discussion of Homeworks Discussion of Homeworks Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Lecture notes up to end of p.216 Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources