Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Automatic Vehicle Control Systems OTE 422 8 2 + 0 2 2
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Yrd.Doç.Dr. MURAT KAPSIZ
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Course Objective The course aims at giving the basic knowledge about concepts and diagnostics of the systems applied in vehicles such as navigation, parking sensors, automatic parking brakes, cruise control, distance control and velocity regulators.
Course Content 1. Mentioning a particle with latitude and longitude- Angle and direction definitions- Satellites used for GPS (Global Positioning Systems)- Properties of ECU-GPS receiver which information coming from CPS is evaluated, properties of digital map readers, screen, and antenna.
2. Definition of Ultrasonic waves- Properties of ultrasonic receiver and transmitter- Properties of ECU- Concepts of the system
3. Electronic mechanism of parking brake, manual activation and deactivation button, emergency mechanisms, sensors required for the system, system parts and their properties, ways to cancel system
4. Throttle valve potentiometer, system parts and their properties, ECU of the system, screen that commands read, command buttons, unite carrying information necessary for the system and sensors
5. Radar detect distance, ECU of the system, screen that commands read, command buttons, concept of the system, system parts and their properties
6. Tire pressure, thermal, and radio frequency transmitter sensors, radio frequency reader, ECU that information is processed, concept of the system, system parts and their properties
7. Rain and light detectors, ECU, System unites and command buttons, system parts and their properties
8. Coded entrance cards using radio frequency, sensors informing door opening request, system parts and their properties
9. Seat and mirror sensors, driving motors, ECU, Control and memory button, system parts and their properties
10. Navigation using special equipments, parking aid, automatic parking brakes, cruise controlling, electrical circuits of distance controlling regulator, failure diagnosing and parameters controlling with special equipments, failure detection and system repairing
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Ability of understanding concept of navigational systems Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Ability of understanding concept of parking sensors Question-Answer, Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
3 An ability of analyzing automatic parking brakes Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Understanding basics of cruise controlling Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
5 Ability of understanding concept of distance control and velocity regulators Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
6 Comprehending tire pressure control systems Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework,
7 A comprehension of lights and wiper systems Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
8 Understanding basics of keyless car entrance system Question-Answer, Lecture, Oral Exam, Homework,
9 Comprehending car seats with memory and mirrors Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
10 An ability of analyzing system control, diagnostic, and necessary repairs Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sensors and Measurement
2 Measurement Characteristics
3 Measurement of Mechanical Variables: Solids, Fluids
4 Measurement of Mechanical Variables: Thermal, Electromagnetic, Optics
5 Space Measurement Methods
6 Position, Location, Elevation Systems
7 Optic, Ultrasonic Distance Measurement Systems
8 Application in Automotive Industry_1
9 Application in Automotive Industry_2
10 Midterm Exam
11 Application in Automotive Industry_3
12 Application in Automotive Industry_4
13 Application in Automotive Industry_5
14 Application in Automotive Industry_6
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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 X
2 Having the latest knowledge and skills for theoretical and practical applications of motor systems and principals X
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 X
5 Having the latest knowledge and skills for diagnostics and renovation processes of vehicle/motor systems X
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 X
8 Having foreign language skills and knowledge for making tasks related to his/her proficiency X
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 X
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 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 20
1. Sözlü Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 5
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 4 4
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 5 5
Total Workload 62
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.48
dersAKTSKredisi 2