AE111 - Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering (3 + 0) 3.5

Definitions, history, role and responsibilities, branches and the fundamental concepts of automotive engineering; various systems in a vehicle; vehicle components and their functions are presented at an introductory level.

AE112 - Basic Communication and Computational Tools for Automotive Engineers (2 + 2) 3


AE207 - Automotive Laboratory I (1 + 3) 4

Uncertainty analysis; basic concepts in measurement and experimentation; accuracy and precision; common sensors in automobile, sensor control systems.

AE214 - Fuels and Combustion (2 + 2) 4

Fuels types, fuel properties; combustion process; fuel additives; stoichiometric reaction, equivalence ratio; fuels heating value.

AE307 - Fluid Mechanics (3 + 1) 6

Introduction to basic concepts of fluid mechanics; properties of fluids; pressure and fluid statics, fluid kinematics, Bernoulli and energy equations, momentum analysis of flow systems, dimensional analysis and modeling, internal flow, external flow ? drag and lift.

AE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

A 4-week (20-workday) first summer practice (1) in an automotive/vehicle company [service, factory, management office], or in a facility that manufactures an industrial product/outfit/output/product, and (2) about a product design or manufacturing, or about the administration or organization of a service/company.

AE308 - Manufacturing and Material Technologies in Automotive Industry (3 + 1) 5

The history of manufacturing systems and techniques in automobile history, manufacturing techniques used in automobile industry, automobile parts and manufacturing methods, sheet metals: mechanical properties and analysis of sheet metal deformation, manufacturing techniques of sheet metal automobile parts, bulk metals: mechanical properties, deform

AE312 - Internal Combustion Engines (3 + 1) 5

Engine history, ideal engine cycles, principles of SI and CI engine operation, 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines, real cycles, performance characteristics, fuel supply system, ignition system, cooling system, heat transfer, emissions, and friction.

AE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

A 4-week (20-workday) second summer practice (1) in an automotive/vehicle company [service, factory, management office], or in a facility that manufactures an industrial product/outfit/output/product, and (2) about a product design or manufacturing, or about the administration or organization of a service/company.

AE431 - Casptone Project in Automotive Engineering I (1 + 4) 4

Engineering design phases of a project through teamwork, communication and presentation skills according to the rules, regulations, standards, technical specifications, and realistic constraints and conditions; the essentials of project management, work schedule, cost analysis, purchase planning, sponsoring activities; progress and final reports and presentations covering all activities.

AE433 - Transmission Systems and Design (3 + 1) 5

Overview of transmission systems; power flow and power conversion; matching engine and transmission; automotive transmission systems; design of gearwheel, shafts, bearings, clutches, torque converters and other design elements; automotive transmission development process.

AE421 - Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (3 + 1) 5

Electric vehicle components; history of electric vehicles; types of electric vehicles; batteries and battery modeling; alternative energy sources and stores (photovoltaics, flywheels, capacitors, fuel cells); DC and AC electric motors, brushed DC motors, and brushless electric motors; power electronics and motor drives; electric vehicle drivetrain.

AE435 - Vehicle Dynamics (3 + 1) 5

Engine characteristics and drive line components, tire and wheel fundamentals; tractive effort and resistances to motion; maximum speed and acceleration performance; clutch dynamics, torque converter characteristics, braking dynamics and performance; gradeability, steering dynamics, suspension mechanisms, planar dynamics of vehicles, and roll dynamics.

AE432 - Casptone Project in Automotive Engineering II (1 + 4) 8

Production activities in automotive engineering; manufacturing, assembly, work program, cost analysis, payment program, sponsoring, testing, marketing, and documentation; progress and final reports and presentations covering all activities of the semester.

AE415 - Fuel Cells (3 + 0) 5

Introduction. Classification of Fuel Cells. Basic electrochemical principles. Thermodynamics of fuel cell systems. Performance characteristics: efficiency and open circuit voltage. Operating fuel cell voltages. Transport. Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFC) ? Water management, fuel cell cooling and temperature control, air supply, operating tempe

AE425 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing in Automotive Technology (3 + 0) 5

Introduction. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Systems. Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) Systems. Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Systems. Robotic Systems. Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing Systems. Automated Material Handling Systems. Automated Inspection Systems. Flexible Manufacturing Systems. CIM Information modeling

AE407 - Automotive Laboratory II (1 + 4) 5

Importance of experiments in engineering, experimental methods, basic concepts and definitions, measurement and dynamic response; statistical analysis of experimental data, types of errors and error analysis, uncertainty, probability, Chi-square test, method of least squares, correlation coefficient; measurements of basic electrical quantities;

AE491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5


AE493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5

The firm's production capacity, sales and marketing policies, product cost analysis, financial accounting, human resources, quality management, stock and supply chain management, Reporting

AE403 - Computer Aided Design (1 + 3) 5

Principles of engineering design, optimization, and manufacturing; computer aided drawing, modelling, assembly, CAD/CAM; introduction to finite element method; computer aided solid modelling and numerical engineering analysis using a commercial FEA software.

AE410 - Energy Concepts in Automobile Technology (3 + 0) 5

Power requirements in vehicle, fuel efficiency technologies, sustainable vehicle technologies.

AE411 - Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals (3 + 1) 5

Advanced lightweight metals and manufacturing processes for automotive applications; metallurgy of lightweight automotive metals; engineering joining processes for metals; design for manufacturing using lightweight automotive metals.

AE412 - Quality Control (3 + 1) 5

Introduction to metrology; linear measurement, angular measurement, and comparative measurement; straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism; limits and fit; inspection, quality and control, statistical methods in quality control; S.Q.C control charts; sampling inspection; operation characteristics (OC) curve.

AE414 - Active and Passive Automobile Safety (3 + 1) 5

Introduction to automobile safety subject; crash types; brake systems; traction and stability systems; passenger restraint systems; energy absorbing; intrusion resistance; safety in hybrid, electric and alternative fuel vehicles; autonomous vehicles; developing safety technologies.

AE413 - Automotive Mechatronics (3 + 1) 5

Autonomous vehicles; drive-by-wire, steer-by-wire and brake-by-wire technologies; inter vehicle communication and intelligent transportation systems; electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, fuel-cell vehicles; lane keeping systems, adaptive cruise control; collision avoidance, anti-lock brake system; electronic stability control, rollover avoidance systems; modeling and control of internal combustion engines; passive, active and semi-active suspension design and analysis; vehicle electronic

AE416 - Design and Manufacturing in Automotive (2 + 2) 5

General design principles for manufacturability; factors influencing form design; metallurgy of automotive metals and other engineering materials; coating concept; engine materials; recent trends for manufacturing auto components.

AE417 - Introduction to Finite Element Analysis (2 + 2) 5

Solving partial differential equations of mechanics numerically; fundamentals of the finite element method including weak form, shape functions, iso-parametric approximation, Gauss quadrature, element types, assembly operation, sparsity pattern with application to 2D problems; self-written finite element code in MATLAB; computational simulations of elastic materials and stress analysis using the MATLAB code; domain discretization, pre-processing and post-processing aspects.

AE418 - Advanced Solid Mechanics (3 + 1) 5

Analysis of stress in 3D; strains and stress-strain relations in 3D, mechanical behavior of materials; failure theories; beams on elastic foundations; elastic stability of axially loaded members; solution techniques by energy and finite difference approaches.

AE419 - Internal Combustion Engine Design (2 + 2) 5

Introduction to basic concepts of engine design; critical index; indicated and effective power, pressure, torque; crank-connecting rod mechanism.

AE420 - Emission and Exhaust Control (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to basic concepts of emission criteria; fundamental burning process; air/fuel ratio; excess air theory; emission standards.

AE422 - Vehicle Aerodynamics (3 + 1) 5

Fundamentals of fluid mechanics; Navier-Stokes equations; analysis of aerodynamic drag, drag force calculation, and computational and experimental techniques to obtain drag coefficient.

AE423 - Automotive Control Systems (3 + 1) 5

Concept of feedback; mathematical model of dynamic systems; transfer functions (Laplace transform) and state-space representations; frequency domain design techniques; root locus, Nyquist, and Bode diagrams; vehicle stability control, active suspension control, and autonomous steering applications.

AE426 - Design And Manufacturing Of Armored Vehicles (3 + 1) 5

Armored vehicle survivability concepts; threat types; basics of armor materials; penetration mechanics; metallic, ceramic and composites used in armor design; protection against blast; high strain-rate test methods for deriving constitutive and failure behavior of materials; specialized test methods for verification of protection levels; computational techniques used to predict structural failure.

AE427 - Thermodynamic Cycle Simulation (2 + 2) 5

Overview of thermodynamic cycles; Rankine cycle and thermodynamic formulation; basic and performance results; engines and their operation; engine cycle simulation.

AE428 - Chasis Design (3 + 1) 5

Introduction; general considerations related to chassis of automobiles; vehicle body; design considerations; front axle and steering systems; brakes; suspension; wheels and tires.