COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vehicle Dynamics AEN   353 5 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Ali KESKİN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.MUSTAFA ÖZCANLI1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to teach design of vehicles, vehicle dynamics, categorization of vehicles, forces acting on the vehicle, vehicle characteristics, vehicle energy conversion, engines types and classifications, heat and work, efficiency, engine power torque and efficiency curves, transmission system, driveline dynamics, volumetric, thermal, and mechanical efficiencies, aerodynamic loads on vehicles, suspension systems, lagrange method for determination of equations of motion, Matlab/Simulink modelling of systems, A quarter car model, half car and body roll mode, full car vibrating model, steering kinematics, modelling and control of vehicle systems for dynamic motion analysis
Content
Ability to understand Design of Vehicles, Vehicle dynamics, Categorization of Vehicles, Forces acting on the vehicle, Vehicle Characteristics, Vehicle Energy Conversion, Engines types and classifications, Heat and work, Efficiency, Engine power torque and efficiency curves, Transmission system, Driveline Dynamics, Volumetric, thermal, and mechanical efficiencies, Aerodynamic loads on vehicles, Suspension systems, Lagrange Method for determination of equations of motion, Matlab/Simulink modelling of systems, A quarter car model, Half Car and Body Roll Mode, Full Car Vibrating Model, Steering Kinematics, Modelling and Control of vehicle systems for dynamic motion analysis

Learning Outcomes
1) Learns design of vehicles,
2) Learns vehicle dynamics
3) Learns forces acting on the vehicle
4) Learns vehicle characteristics,
5) Learns vehicle energy conversion
6) Engines types and classifications,
7) Learns the relations of heat and work, efficiency, engine power torque and efficiency curves
8) Learns transmission system and driveline dynamics
9) Learns volumetric, thermal, and mechanical efficiencies
10) Learns aerodynamic loads on vehicles and suspension systems,
11) Learns Lagrange Method for determination of equations of motion and Matlab/Simulink modelling of systems
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Utilizes computer systems and softwares
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2
Is equipped with a variety of skills and techniques in engineering.
X
3
Generates solutions for the problems in other disciplines by using statistical techniques
X
4
Designs a system, component or process so as to meet various engineering needs within technical, economic, environmental, manufacturability, sustainability limitations.
X
5
Comprehends visual, database and web programming techniques and has the ability of writing objective program
X
6
Examines and learns applications in an enterprise independently, makes critical assesments of problems, formulates problems and selects suitable techniques for solutions.
X
7
Leads the identification, development and usage of a product or production method.
X
8
Is aware of the need for lifelong learning and self-renew
9
Has effective oral and written English for technical or non-technical use
X
10
Uses computers very effectively, makes computer-aided drafting, designs, analysis, and presentations.
X
11
Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.
X
12
Is aware of the technical and ethical responsibilities, has inquisitive and innovative quality
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Design of Vehicles, Vehicle dynamics, Historical Development, Vehicle dynamics studies, Driver interfering with the vehicle, Categorization of Vehicle Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
2 Forces acting on the vehicle, Forces that resists motion, Vehicle Characteristics, Vehicle Energy Conversion, Vehicle Energy Balance Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
3 Engine types and classifications, Heat and work, Efficiency Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
4 Power and The driving torque of An engine, Engine efficiency curves, Fuel Consumption, Ideal Engine Performance Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
5 Transmission system, Power and Torque, Gearbox and Clutch Dynamics, Propeller - Transmission Shafts Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
6 Volumetric, thermal, and mechanical efficiencies, Tires and its material content, Contact forces and torques, Tire codes Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
7 Aerodynamic loads on vehicles, Aerodynamic forces and moments acting on a car Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture Notes and Reference Books Testing
9 Suspension system, Caster configuration, Toe-in and Toe-out, Camber configuration, Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
10 Lagrange Method for determination of equations of motion, Matlab/Simulink modelling of systems Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
11 A quarter car model, Bicycle Car and Body Pitch Mode, Half Car and Body Roll Mode, Full Car Vibrating Model Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
12 Analysis and modelling for mass centre determination, steering kinematics, steering mechanism Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
13 Modeling and Control of vehicle systems for dynamic motion analysis Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
14 Control of the vehicles and Drive assisting systems, Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
15 Automotive Chassis: Engineering Principles, types and typical structures... Lecture Notes and Reference Books Discussion
16-17 Final Exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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