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AE103 - Computer Aided Engineering and Design (1 + 4) 3

Introduction to solidworks software with solid modeling and technical drawing applications, 2D sketching commands and practices, 2D sketching practices, 3D solid modeling commands, screw, gear and cam drawings (cap screw, straight/helix gear wheels, crankshaft), assembly drawing, wheel rim, suspension system assembly, ball joint, 3D sketching,

AE102 - Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering (1 + 0) 7

Basic and introductory concepts about automotive engineering, automobiles and automobile industry in Turkey, automobile components, materials used in automobiles, manufacturing systems and methods of automobiles, design examples, automobile selection: customers, requirements, design, manufacturing, quality assurance, testing and maintenance,

AE207 - Automotive Laboratory I (1 + 4) 4

Approach to experimentation, fundamental concepts in measurement and experimentation, generalized measurement system, measurement errors and uncertainty, accuracy and precision, uncertainty analysis, combination of uncertainties, statistical treatment of experimental data, continuous distributions, Gaussian distribution, Chauvenet?s criterion, tes

AE202 - Fuels and Combustion (2 + 2) 5

Fuel requirements, sources, production, trends of demands, fuel properties, mixture properties, stoichiometry, equivalence ratio, chemical kinetics, ignition, laminar flame theories, non-premixed combustion, premixed combustion, spray combustion, abnormal combustion, knock, internal and external combustion, alternative fuels for automobiles.

AE307 - Fluid Mechanics (3 + 1) 6

The fundamental aspects of fluid motion, fluid properties, flow regimes, pressure variations, fluid kinematics, and methods of flow description and analysis; the conservation laws in their differential and integral forms, and their use in analyzing and solving fluid flow problems; the concept of using similitude and dimensional analysis for

AE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

A four-week (20 work days) summer practice in an automotive company or supplier on the design and manufacturing of the automotive components.

AE308 - Manufacturing and Material Technologies in Automotive Industry (2 + 2) 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

AE302 - Internal Combustion Engines (2 + 2) 6

Thermodynamic cycle analysis of gas exchange, compression, expansion and combustion processes with dissociation, mechanism of combustion, fuel and additive characteristics, real cycles, performance characteristics, brief analysis of the fuel metering and ignition systems, spark ignition engines, compression ignition engines, induction and exhaust

AE401 - Capstone Project I in Automobile Engineering (1 + 4) 4

A capstone project supervised by a department faculty member on the applications of the knowledge gained on automobile engineering concepts.

AE405 - Vehicle Dynamics (2 + 2) 4

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, roll dynamics,

AE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

A four-week (20 work days) summer practice in an automotive company or supplier on the design of the automotive components and/or the management of an automobile (or supplier) company.

AE412 - Quality Control (1 + 0) 5

Introduction to quality and quality improvement methods, concept and techniques of quality control, measurement techniques, geometric and dimensional tolerances and their measurement, gauge design, measurement of surface quality, error analysis, calibration, quality assurance systems: ISO 9000 series of standards, statistical quality control, funda

AE416 - Design and Manufacturing in Automotive (1 + 0) 5

Review of SDOF systems by using complex vector representation, Coulomb and structural damping, vibration measurement, vibration measuring devices and vibration criteria, frequency response functions and system identification, response of SDOF to periodic excitation, response of SDOF to non-periodic excitation, diagnostics, free vibration of multi-d

AE427 - Thermodynamic Cycle Simulation (1 + 0) 5

Thermodynamic cycle for SI engines, algorithms for transient energy balance, induction process, compression process, combustion process, flame propagation, algorithms for gas property calculations, algorithms for heat transfer calculations, algorithms for gas exchange processes.

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

Review of thermodynamic concepts on Energy.Efficiency. Power and energy requirements in vehicles.Engine as a source of energy-Internal combustion,external combustion,alternative configurations,alternative fuels,alternative energy sources. Environmental issues.Transmission efficiency.Energy losses. Mechanical energy storage in automobile components

AE413 - Automotive Mechatronics (3 + 0) 5

An introduction on automotive mechatronic systems and fields of use. Basic kontrol principles. Computer control. Signal types, sensors and actuators. Microcontrollers. Electronic components for mechatronic systems. Computer simulation. Mechanisms for motion transmission. Electrohydraulic motion control systems. Computer control of mechanisms.

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

AE418 - Advanced Solid Mechanics (3 + 0) 5

Fundamental concepts and elementary elasticity. Review of failure theories. Nonsymmetrical bending of beams. Torsion of noncircular long prisms. Elastic stability and buckling of columns. Selected topics among energy methods, limit analysis, beam-columns, thermal and residual stresses.

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

General introduction to the problem of exhaust gas pollution. Role of CeCO2 in automotive gas catalysts. Depolution of Diesel engines. Gasoline catalyst technologies. Alternative fuels and appropriate catalysts. Use of base metals in exhaust catalysis. Unregulated emissions. Theoretical approach to the catalytic converter. Emission measurement.

AE421 - Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (3 + 0) 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. Brushless electric motors. Power electronics and motor drives. Electric vehicle drivetrain.

AE422 - Vehicle Aerodynamics (3 + 0) 5

Fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. Aerodynamic considerations on road vehicles: drag, lift and downforce. Effect of drag on vehicle performance. Design considerations on drag. Effect of lift and downforce on vehicle control and traction. Design considerations on lift and downforce. Air usage: cooling, combustion and passenger use ?

AE423 - Automotive Control Systems (3 + 0) 5

Longitudinal and lateral tire forces. Forward and lateral dynamics. Steering. Vehicle handling. Steering control ? automated lane keeping. Longitudinal control ? Cruise control (upper and lower level controls) and Anti-lock brake systems. Adaptive cruise control. Stability control. Electronic stability control systems: differential braking systems,

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

AE428 - Chasis Design (3 + 0) 5

Introduction. Chasis parts. Weight distribution and dynamics. Roll angle and Roll distribution. Bushings and deflections. Springs and shocks. Classification of front suspensions and front suspension design. Manufacturing of front suspensions. Classification of rear suspensions and rear suspension design. Manufacturing of rear suspensions.

AE419 - Internal Combustion Engine Design (1 + 4) 5

Engine Maps. Engine validation and durability. Engine development process. Carburator design and emission control. Fuel injection. Design considerations: cylinder number, size and arrangement. Engine balance and vibration. Engine materials. Cylinder block and head design.Pistons and Rings. Block layout and design decisions. Engine bearing design.

AE426 - Design And Manufacturing Of Armored Vehicles (1 + 4) 5

Aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, superalloys, titanium alloys, metallic foams, composites, hydrogen storage materials, other nonferrous metals and alloys in automotive industry.

AE403 - Computer Aided Design (1 + 4) 5

Extending part design and surface design; solid modeling; assembly design and bill of materials; screw threads, threaded fasteners; keys, springs, locking devices; gears and cams; drafting, dimensioning and tolerances; introduction to linear finite elements analysis in CATIA; center of gravity and moment of inertia calculations;applications in

AE411 - Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals (1 + 4) 5

Description of lightweight alloys used for producing automotive parts; structural properties of lightweight alloy parts; analyzing and testing of lightweight alloy automotive parts; manufacturing of lightweight alloy parts.

AE414 - Active and Passive Automobile Safety (1 + 4) 5

Introduction, conservation laws and boundary conditions, the finite volume method for diffusion problems, the finite volume method for convection-diffusion problems, solution algorithms for pressure-velocity coupling in steady flows, solution of discretization equations, the finite volume method for unsteady flows, implementation of boundary condit

AE491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5


AE493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5


AE402 - Capstone Project II in Automobile Engineering (1 + 4) 7

Continuation of the project studied in AE 401.

AE404 - Transmission Systems and Design (2 + 2) 6

Review of basic gear theory: types of gears, gear wear, bearings, basic gear adjustments, gear trains and transmission; drivetrain: engine, transmission, transmission gears, final drive and differential; gearbox requirements; manual, dual clutch and automatic transmission; transmission electronics and mechatronics, gear shifting, AWD systems and t

AE417 - Introduction to Finite Element Analysis (1 + 4) 5

Use of finite elements (FE) for solving practical problems in mechanics, elementary theory of FE, behavior of FE, modeling, and evaluation of results for correctness.