OAT752 Syllabus - Vehicle Styling And Design - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OAT752 Syllabus - Vehicle Styling And Design - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OAT752

VEHICLE STYLING AND DESIGN

 L T P C

3003

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO VEHICLE DESIGN:

9

Timeline developments in design - Mass production – Streamlining for style and low drag - Commercial vehicles - Engine developments - Transmission system development – Steering – Suspension – Brakes - Interior refinement - Safety design.

UNIT II

VEHICLE BODY DESIGN:

9

The styling process - Working environment and structure - Product planning - Concept sketching and package related sketching - Full sized tape drawing - Clay modelling.
Aerodynamics - Aerodynamic forces – Drag & Drag reduction - Stability during cross-winds – Wind Noise - Under-hood ventilation - Cabin ventilation - Introduction to Computational fluid dynamics - Wind tunnel testing of scale models.


UNIT III

NOISE AND VIBRATION:

9

Vibration – fundamentals & control – Acoustics – fundamentals - Human response to sound - Sound measurement - Automotive noise criteria - Drive-by noise tests, Noise from stationary vehicles, Interior noise in vehicles, Automotive noise sources and control techniques - Engine noise, Transmission noise, Intake & exhaust noise, Aerodynamic noise, Tyre noise, Brake noise.

UNIT IV

CRASHWORTHINESS AND ERGONOMIC APPROACH:

9

Accident and injury analysis - Vehicle impacts: general dynamics & crush characteristics - Structural collapse and its influence upon safety - Occupant accommodation – Ergonomics in the automotive industry - Ergonomics methods and tools - Case studies of Fiat Punto - Strategies for improving occupant accommodation and comfort.

UNIT V

VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS

9

Automotive application of sensors - Chassis control systems - Anti-lock braking systems, Traction control systems, Electronically controlled power-assisted steering - Vehicle safety and security systems - Air-bag and seat belt pre-tensioner systems, Remote keyless entry and vehicle immobilization, Introduction to On-board navigation systems.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

TEXT BOOK:
1. An Introduction to Modern Vehicle Design, Julian Happian-Smith, Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd (2002).

REFERENCES:
1. Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles: From Fluid Mechanics to Vehicle Engineering, Wolf-Heinrich Hucho (Eds.), Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd (1987)
2. Sensors and Transducers, Ian R Sinclair, Butterworth - Heinemann Ltd (2001)
3. The Motor Vehicle - T.K. Garrett, K. Newton & W. Steeds, Butterworth- Heinemann Ltd (2001)

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