Automotive Mechatronics (AE413) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Automotive Mechatronics AE413 Area Elective 3 1 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 234
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
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 Bu dersin amacı öğrencilere Otomotiv Mühendisliğindeki güncel mekatronik uygulama ve tekniklerini tanıtmaktır.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • define the required components in an automotive mechatronics system
  • recognize sensors and actuators used in the automotive mechatronics systems, select appropriate sensors and actuators
  • use alternative drive systems in automotive engineering and define different power management techniques
  • recognize active safety systems and their components
  • design appropriate controller for automotive systems
Course Content 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

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Automotive Mechatronics Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
2 Autonomous Vehicles Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
3 Drive-By-Wire, Steer-By-Wire and Brake-By-Wire Technologies Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
4 Intelligent Transportation Systems Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
5 Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website Moodle web sitesinde verilen ders notları ve sunumlar
6 Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Fuel cell vehicles Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
7 Anti-lock Brake System. Electronic Stability Control Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
8 Electronic Stability Control. Rollover avoidance systems Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
9 Modeling and control of internal combustion engines Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
10 Passive, Active Suspension design and analysis Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
11 Active and Semi-Active Suspension design and analysis Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
12 Driver in attention / fatigue monitoring Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
13 Driver Warning and Driver Assistance Systems Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website
14 Vehicle Simulators Lecture notes and presentations on Moodle website

Sources

Course Book 1. Automotive Control Systems, Uwe Kiencke and Lars Nielsen, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2005.
Other Sources 2. Vehicle Dynamics and Control, Rajesh Rajamani, Springer, 2006.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application 10 15
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 19 100
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 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. X
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. X
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. X
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.
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.
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. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Laboratory
Application 10 2 20
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 4 24
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 5 5 25
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 6 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 128