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Automotive Engineering I

Automotive Engineering I
Typ: lecture English spoken Links:
Ort:

Thursday: Geb. 10.11 Hertz-HS

Friday:  Geb. 10.50 Kleiner HS

 

Zeit:

winter semester:

Thursday: 14:00 - 15:30

Friday: 09:45 - 11:15

Beginn: 20.10.2016
Dozent:

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Frank Gauterin

Dr.-Ing. Martin Gießler

SWS: 4
LVNr.: 2113809
Prüfung:

written exam

Aims and topics


The course covers vehicle forces, torques, and dynamics experienced during operation, as well as individual components. It enables students to adequately design vehicles and their components for a safe, efficient, and comfortable operation. Afterwards, longitudinal and lateral vehicle dynamics are introduced, and the concept of vehicle stability is discussed. This will be followed by the principles of engine operation, transmissions, and power transfer. Additionally, an overview of components needed for power distribution and methods of torque allocation are introduced.

 

Table of contents

1. Introduction

  • History
  • Vehicle Production

2. Vehicle operation

  • Driving resistance, traction effort and driving power
  • Mechanics of driving forces
  • Mechanics of braking forces
  • Lateral dynamics and stability
  • Passive safety

3. Power generation

  • Combustion engine
  • Alternative drive systems

4. Power transmission

  • Clutches
  • Gear box

5. Power transfer and distribution

  • Shafts
  • Universal joints
  • Differentials