Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Vehicle Aeodynamics OTE 430 8 2 + 0 2 2
Precondition Courses None
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. CAN HAŞİMOĞLU
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Course Objective Providing students with the importance of aerodynamics over vehicles, teaching of aerodynamic drag big effects fuel consumption with calculation ratio, explaining of boundary layer and vortex occurring, display of noise and ground effects, teaching of aerodynamic force and moments calculations, teaching of effect of aerodynamics over vehicles performance, teaching wind tunnels and teaching of basic calculation tunnel model
Course Content The course contains subjects of importance of aerodynamics over vehicles, boundary layer and vortex occurring, wake, noise and ground effects, friction and aerodynamic resistance, aerodynamic forces and moments, design specifications effects on performance, wind tunnels and its specifications, measurement and evaluation of model performance
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Having a comprehension of aerodynamics over vehicles design Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Understanding basics of using of intensive fluid mechanics knowledge on aerodynamics Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 Understanding basics of boundary layer and vortex occurring over aerodynamics Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 Understanding basics of noise and ground effects over aerodynamics Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 Understanding basics of aerodynamic pressure central point and resistance Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
6 Ability of calculating aerodynamic force and moments Lecture, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
7 Having an understanding of force effects on vehicle performance and corresponding calculations Problem Solving, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
8 Having an understanding of design specifications effects on aerodynamic resistance Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
9 Having an understanding of aerodynamic effects over on general performance Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
10 Having an understanding of aerodynamic resistance between vehicles Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
11 Having an understanding of wind tunnel specifications and calculation of basic specification of wind tunnels Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
12 Having an understanding of performance measurements Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Importance of aerodynamics and historical developing
2 Summary of fluid mechanics
3 External flows: boundary layers, vortex occurring
4 Separation of flow lines, wakes
5 Effects of noise and ground
6 Friction and aerodynamic resistance, pressure central point
7 Aerodynamic forces
8 Aerodynamic moments
9 Vehicle stability
10 Midterm exam
11 Design specifications and effects of aerodynamic performance
12 Internal flow, flow of between vehicles
13 Vehicle aerodynamic for wind tunnels
14 Measurements of model performance and evaluation results
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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
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 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
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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 2
Quiz 1 1 1
Assignment 1 2 2
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 56
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.24
dersAKTSKredisi 2