Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Fuel Economy Of Motor Vehicles OTO 507 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. CAN HAŞİMOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective 1. Understanding of effects of vehicle parameters and operating conditions to fuel economy.
2. Understanding of effects of power transmisson units and driving conditions to fuel economy.
Course Content Fuel economy in gasoline engines - Fuel economy in diesel engines ? Effects of power transmission units to fuel economy ? Relations of vehicle aerodynamics and design with fuel economy- Fuel economy problems
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding of effects of parameters to fuel economy in gasoline and diesel engines. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
2 To get students to comprehend the effects of driving resistances which affects to vehicle on fuel economy Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Measuring of fuel consumption
2 Effects of engine properties to fuel consumption
3 Mixture preparation ? properties of mixture
4 Effects of the sections except engine to fuel consumption
5 Effect of vehicle aerodynamics ? driving styles
6 Fuel consumption in warming and operating conditions
7 Fuel consumption in urban and country roads
8 Measures which can be taken for fuel economy
9 Measures which can be applied from the designer
10 Measures which can be applied from the driver
11 Effects of vehicle weight to fuel economy
12 Midterm exam
13 Significance of electronic control systems
14 Repetition of subjects and discussion
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to reach the knowledge expansion and depth by doing scientific research in the field of engineering, knowledge evaluation, interpretation and application skills X
2 To be able to develop strategies, policies and implementation plans in the field of automotive engineering and evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes X
3 Ability to observe social, scientific and ethical values at the stages of collecting, interpreting and announcing the data and at all professional activities X
4 Ability to manipulate and apply knowledge through scientific methods using existing data available, and the ability to integrate knowledge from different disciplines X
5 Ability to design engineering problems, to develop methods to solve and to apply innovative methods of solutions
6 Ability to develop new and original ideas and methods; the ability to develop innovative solutions in system, component or process design X
7 Awareness of the new and developing practices of the profession; the ability to examine and learn when necessary X
8 Understanding the social and environmental dimensions of engineering practices and the ability to adapt to the social environment X
9 Comprehensive information on modern techniques and methods applied in engineering and their boundaries X
10 The ability to transcribe the processes and outcomes of their work in a systematic and explicit way, either in writing or verbally, in the national and international contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 30
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6