ECTS - Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals

Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals (AE411) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals AE411 3 1 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE 207
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of the course is to introduce the developed materials in automotive sector, to provide the basic knowledge needed to explore the application of these new materials in automobile field, and to develop knowledge in recent trends in manufacturing techniques of automobile components.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • select the available material and manufacturing process for a lightweight design
  • overcome the associated challenges during a lightweight design, and
  • apply basic joint design principles for an improved manufacturability and joint performance
Course Content 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.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the concept of lightweighting in Automotive Engineering I Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
2 Introduction to the concept of lightweighting in Automotive Engineering II Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
3 The traditional manufacturing Processes (such as Machining, Bulk Forming, Casting, Forging, etc.) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
4 Manufacturing Technologies Aluminum such as Foam, Extrusion, Hydroforming, Roll-forming, Molding and 3D Printing Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
5 Advanced lightweight metals and manufacturing processes for automotive applications (AHSS, Advance High Strength Steels) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
6 Advanced lightweight metals and manufacturing processes for automotive applications (Aluminum and alloys) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
7 Midterm I and Term project activities
8 Advanced lightweight metals and manufacturing processes for automotive applications (Magnesium and alloys) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
9 Engineering metal Joining technology (Types, design method, mechanical performance, application, joining processes) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
10 The Metallurgical terms used in Mechanics of Metals (Resilience and toughness, Rigidity and Stiffness, Stiffness and Weight Ratio, stress, strain, etc.) Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
11 Design for manufacturing using Lightweight Automotive Metals, Aluminum and alloys Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
12 Design for manufacturing using Lightweight Automotive Metals, Magnesium and alloys Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
13 Design for manufacturing using Lightweight Automotive Metals, AHSS Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
14 Presentations of term projects

Sources

Course Book 1. Materials, design and manufacturing for lightweight vehicles, Prof. P. K. Mallick, Woodhead Publishing/CRC Press, 2010.
Other Sources 2. Automotive Engineering: Lightweight, Functional, and Novel Materials, Brian Cantor, P. Grant, C. Johnston, February 19, 2008, ISBN 9780750310017.
3. Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport, Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance, by James Njuguna, 29th January 2016, eBook ISBN: 9781782423430,ü Hardcover ISBN: 9781782423256.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 10
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 10 10
Presentation 1 15
Project 1 15
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 15 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 2 28
Laboratory
Application 14 2 28
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Project 1 20 20
Report
Homework Assignments 10 2 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 8 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 124