Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Vehicle Mechanics OTE 405 7 2 + 0 2 3
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. OSMAN ELDOĞAN
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Course Objective Giving students an understanding of related parameters on dynamic motion of a vehicle, and Helping students to solve some vehicle dynamic problems
Course Content The course includes tire dynamics, resistances of motion, tractive and braking performance, driveline and steering system elements, cornering motion and ride
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Discuss affected resistances to vehicles and the formation of the comments Drilland Practice, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Determine the resistance to vehicle on different movement conditions Drilland Practice, Discussion, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Determine the performance criterias of vehicle Lecture, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Examine the formation of forces connected to ground and equipment on Drive and brake conditions Drilland Practice, Discussion, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Discuss the impact of vehicle systems and components on vehicle ride characteristics Lecture, Case Study, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Discuss the Vehicle vibrations Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, explaining some important parameters
2 Rolling resistance, directional and side sleep
3 Resistances of motion (rolling, aerodynamic, etc)
4 Accelaration (tractive) performance
5 Problem solving
6 Problem solving
7 Brake systems and braking performance
8 Problem solving
9 Midterm Exam
10 Transmission systems
11 Steering systems
12 Oversteer and understeering condition
13 Vehicle vibrations
14 Problem solving
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having necessary knowledge and skills for performing his/her proficiency in the subject of motor Technologies and basic manufacturing processes
2 Having the latest knowledge and skills for theoretical and practical applications of motor systems and principals
3 Having the latest knowledge and skills for theoretical and practical applications of vehicle systems X
4 Having the latest knowledge and skills for performing tests, control and maintenance of motor/vehicle systems and hardware
5 Having the latest knowledge and skills for diagnostics and renovation processes of vehicle/motor systems
6 Having the latest knowledge in Science and Engineering X
7 Having the latest knowledge and skills in the area of electric-electronic-computer for performing tasks related to his/her proficiency
8 Having foreign language skills and knowledge for making tasks related to his/her proficiency
9 Having the latest knowledge and skills for making design and research projects in his/her area X
10 Having the latest knowledge and skills in the area of servicing/management/job security related to his/her proficiency
11 Having the latest knowledge and skills for performing tasks in teaching and education in his/her area X
12 Having necessary knowledge for performing tasks in the automobile industry
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 5 1 5
Assignment 3 3 9
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 5 5
Total Workload 83
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.32
dersAKTSKredisi 3