The objective of this course is to provide a fundamental understanding of the various systems of a typical automobile.Course Outcomes: At the end of this course, the participant should be able to:1. acquire fundamental knowledge of the various systems of an automobile,2. associate the functions of each system with its design and layout, depict the various systems using simple schematics, and apply concepts learnt in core undergraduate courses to synthesize mathematical models of the various systems. INTENDED AUDIENCE: 3rd/4th year undergraduate and 1st year M.Tech./M.S./Ph.D. studentsPRE REQUISITES: Rigid Body Dynamics (done in 1st year BE), Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics
Week 1 : Course Overview, Classification of Internal Combustion Engines, Engine Components, Operation of Four Stroke Engines Week 2 : Two Stroke Engines, Engine Cycles Week 3 :Engine Performance, Supercharging, Combustion in Spark IgnitionEngines Week 4 :Combustion in Compression Ignition Engines, Carburetion, FuelIntroduction Systems Week 5 : Engine Emissions, Emission Control Systems, Automotive Powertrain Week 6 : Automotive Clutch, Transmission, Powertrain Analysis Week 7 : Transmission Matching and Introduction to Brake System Week 8 : Components of Brake System, Hydraulic Brake Week 9 : Air Brake, Antilock Brake System Week 10 :Braking Analysis, Introduction to Steering System, Manual SteeringSystem Week 11 :Power Steering System, Wheel Alignment, Introduction to SuspensionSystem Week 12 :Components of Suspension System, Dependent and IndependentSuspension, Introduction to Electric and Hybrid Powertrain, Tyres.