ECTS - Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering

Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering (AE111) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering AE111 3 0 0 2 3.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
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, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ramin Barzegar
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of automotive engineering. The course also aims to introduce the engineering ethical principles and the ethical responsibilities.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognize the principles, concepts, and terminology of automotive engineering at a basic level.
  • Recognize the engineering ethical principles and the ethical responsibilities.
Course Content 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.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Automotive Engineering R. Stone, Chp. 1; Lecture notes
2 Internal Combustion Engines R. Stone, Chp. 2,3,4; Lecture notes
3 Internal Combustion Engines R. Stone, Chp. 2,3,4; Lecture notes
4 Transmissions and Drivetrains R. Stone, Chp. 6; Lecture notes
5 Transmissions and Drivetrains R. Stone, Chp. 6; Lecture notes
6 Steering Systems R. Stone, Chp. 7; Lecture notes
7 Suspension Systems R. Stone, Chp. 8; Lecture notes
8 Brakes and Tires R. Stone, Chp. 9; Lecture notes
9 Vehicle Emissions R. Stone, Chp. 2,3,4; Lecture notes
10 Vehicle Emissions R. Stone, Chp. 2,3,4; Lecture notes
11 Alternative Vehicles R. Stone, Chp. 12; Lecture notes
12 Alternative Vehicles R. Stone, Chp. 12; Lecture notes
13 Engineering Professional Ethics Lecture notes
14 Engineering Professional Ethics Lecture notes
15 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Automotive Engineering Fundamentals, by Richard Stone, Jeffrey K. Ball, SAE International, 2004.
2. Introduction to Automotive Engineering, R. Sakthivel et. al., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 25
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 23 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
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 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications. X
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices. X
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems. X
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 9 2 18
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 2 10
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 5 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 7 7
Total Workload 87