COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vehicle Technology AEN   372 6 3 3 4

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. Ali KESKİN
Instructors
Prof. Dr.KADİR AYDIN1. 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
12345
1
Utilizes computer systems and softwares
X
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
X
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 Road Vehicle Systematics and Vehicle Bodies Lecture notes p.1-30 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
2 Vehicle Bodies Lecture notes p.1-30 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
3 Drive Train Lecture notes p.31-57 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
4 Drive Train Lecture notes p.31-57 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
5 Steering Systems Lecture notes p.58-65 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
6 Suspension Systems Lecture notes p.66-80 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
7 Braking Systems Lecture notes p.81-157 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes up to end of p.157 Testing
9 Braking Systems Lecture notes p.81-157 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
10 Wheels and Tires Lecture notes p.158-175 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
11 Electronic Stability Program Lecture notes p.176-192 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
12 Safety Systems Lecture notes p.193-204 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
13 HVAC, Canbus and Vehicle Information System Lecture notes p.205-216 Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
14 Discussion of Homeworks Discussion of Homeworks Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
15 Discussion of Homeworks Discussion of Homeworks Lecture
Question-Answer
Demonstration
16-17 Term Exams Lecture notes and reference books Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources