OAT551 Syllabus - Automotive Systems - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OAT551 Syllabus - Automotive Systems - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OAT551

AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
To understand the construction and working principle of various parts of an automobile. • To have the practice for assembling and dismantling of engine parts and transmission system

UNIT I

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE AUXILIARY SYSTEMS

9

Automotive engines - External combustion engines –Internal combustion engines - classification of engines - SI Engines - CI Engines - two stroke engines - four stroke engines - construction and working principles - IC engine components - functions and materials - valve timing –port timing diagram - Injection system - Unit injector system - Rotary distributor type - Electronically controlled injection system for SI engines - CI engines - Ignition system - Electronic ignition system - Transistorized ignition system, capacitive discharge ignition system.

UNIT II

VEHICLE FRAMES AND STEERING SYSTEM

9

Vehicle construction and different Chassis layouts – classifications of chassis - types of frames - frameless chassis construction –articulated vehicles - vehicle body - Vehicle aerodynamics - various resistances and its effects - steering system –conventional – sophisticated vehicle - and types of steering gear box - Power Steering - Steering geometry - condition for true rolling motion‐Ackermann’s - Devi’s steering system - types of stub axle – Types of rear axles.


UNIT III

TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS

9

Clutch - types and construction, gear boxes - manual and automatic, gear shift mechanisms, Over drive, transfer box, fluid flywheel, torque converter, propeller shaft, slip joints, universal joints – Hotchkiss Drive and Torque Tube Drive - rear axle - Differential - wheels and tyres.

UNIT IV

SUSPENSION AND BRAKES SYSTEMS

9

Suspension Systems - conventional Suspension Systems - independent Suspension Systems –leaf spring – coil spring –taper - lite - eligo,s spring Types of brakes - Pneumatic and Hydraulic Braking Systems, Antilock Braking System (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and Traction Control. Derive the equation of Forces acting while applying a brakes on plain surface - inclined road - gradient.

UNIT V

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

9

Use of Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Bio - diesel, Bio - ethanol, Gasohol and Hydrogen in Automobiles - Engine modifications required – Performance, Combustion and Emission Characteristics of SI and CI engines with these alternate fuels - Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Fuel Cell. Turbo chargers - Engine emission control by three way catalytic converter system.
Note: Practical Training in dismantling and assembling of Engine parts and Transmission Systems should be given to the students.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to identify the different components in automobile engineering.
• Have clear understanding on different auxiliary and transmission systems usual.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Ganesan V. “Internal Combustion Engines”, Third Edition, Tata McGraw‐Hill, 2007.
2. Jain K.K. and Asthana .R.B, “Automobile Engineering” Tata McGraw Hill Publishers, New Delhi, 2002.
3. Kirpal Singh, “Automobile Engineering”, Vol 1 & 2, Seventh Edition, Standard Publishers, New Delhi, 1997.

REFERENCES:
1. Heinz Heisler, “Advanced Engine Technology,” SAE International Publications USA, 1998.
2. Joseph Heitner, “Automotive Mechanics,” Second Edition, East‐West Press, 1999.
3. Martin W, Stockel and Martin T Stockle , “Automotive Mechanics Fundamentals,” The Good heart –Will Cox Company Inc, USA ,1978.
4. Newton ,Steeds and Garet, “Motor Vehicles”, Butterworth Publishers,1989.

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