Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Automobile Chassis and System Technologies OTO 537 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. OSMAN ELDOĞAN
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Course Category Other
Course Objective Automotive Engineering is an interdisciplinary program, students from different fields is allowed. Programs, especially to come off the field, students who do not have sufficient information on vehicle technologies, to correct the lack of information, or to complete the missing information is seen as a required course
Course Content The course includes automobile chassis and chassis equipment / systems, classification, functions, structures, types, working principles, and design parameters.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explanation of the chassis and system elements and operation principles Lecture, Demonstration, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Explanation of design parameters of the chassis systems and elements Lecture, Demonstration, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, vehicle systems,
2 Chassis and Equipment
3 Practical Application
4 Power transmission systems, clutches
5 Mechanical Gearboxes
6 Automatic gearboxes
7 shaft, drive shaft, differential,
8 off-road vehicle systems, and multi-axle drive,
9 Wheels and axles
10 Exam
11 brake systems
12 Steering Systems
13 Suspension systems
14 Chassis systems design parameters
Course Notes 1- Ling F.F, ?The Automotive Chassis-V 1-2?, Springer, 2009<br>2- Crolla D., ?AutomotiveEngineering: Powertrain, Chassis System and Vehicle Body?, Elsevier, 2009<br>3- Nunney M.J., ?Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology?, Elsevier,2007<br>4- Heisler H., ?Advenced Vehicle Technology?, Butterworth Heinemann, 2002<br>5- Reimpel J.,Stoll H., Betzler J.W., ?The Automotive Chassis:<br>Engineering Principles?, Butterworth Heinemann, 2001<br>6- Lechner G., Naunheimer H., ?Automibile Transmission: Fundamentals, Selection, Design and Application?, Springer, 1999
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
4 Ability to manipulate and apply knowledge through scientific methods using existing data available, and the ability to integrate knowledge from different disciplines
5 Ability to design engineering problems, to develop methods to solve and to apply innovative methods of solutions X
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
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6