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Lecture Expected

Topics to be covered
Date
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UNIT -1

1 Main units of automobile , different system of automobiles

2 Chasis and body-different types Frames-different types

Descriptions and materials of main parts of the engine, Cylinder head ,


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cylinder block, cylinder liner, crank case, piston

Piston rings, piston pin, connecting rod, crank shaft, bearing, Valve,
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valve driving mechanism.

UNIT -2

5 Braking System: Hydraulic braking system, of internal shoe brake ,


Servo and power brakes
6 Combustion in SI engines and CI engines.

7 Spark plugs, fuel injectors, fuel pumps and other parts

8 Carburetor -working principle, function and types

9 Electronically controlled gasoline injection system for CI engines

10 Ignition system-battery and Magneto coil ignition system


11 Turbo chargers and super charger
12 Engine friction, lubrication system,

13 Areas of heat flow in engines, temperature distribution and


temperature profiles,

14 Cooling air and water requirements, cooling systems


UNIT -3

15 Suspension System : Introduction , functions and requirement of


suspension system,
16 Element of suspension system. Springs, Damper

17 Types of suspension system, Macpherson struts, Ball joint and


torsion bars,
18 Sonar shock absorber and active suspension system

19 Electronic ride control and air suspension systems

20 Introduction, Requirement & types of wheels , wheel balancing,


wheel alignment
21 Introduction, requirements & types of tire, tire construction,

22 Tyre materials, tyre shape, tread patterns, tyre inflation pressure,


causes of wear
23 Power Propulsion : Resistance to motions, rolling resistance , air
resistance, gradient resistance
24 Tractive effort and traction

UNIT -4

25 Front wheel geometry and steering system: Camber ,Castor, Kingpin


indicator,
26 Centre point steering, Power steering

27 Components of steering mechanism, Condition for true rolling,


Akerman and Davis steering
28 Clutch:Types of clutch , Material and construction of clutch

29 Gearbox: Sliding mesh, Constant mesh and synchromesh gearboxes

30 Design of three speed and four speed gear boxes, Epicyclic gear box

31 Torque convertor and its characteristic , principle of automatic


transmission ,Transfer case
32 Hookes joint , Propeller shaft , Differential , Rear axle, Types of rear
axle
33 Semi-floating ,three quarter floating and full floating types

34 Different types of rear axle drives, Hotch kiss and torque tube drive

UNIT 5

35 Electrical and Electronic system of automobile : Starting system and


starting drive
36 Generating system, Igniting system and their electrical system

37 Sensors and actuators engine and drive line controls , information


systems , Electronic display Relay
38 Recent advances in automotive electronic such as multiplying
ME 14.210 Automobile Engineering Total Lectures: 40
3-0-0-3
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Objective(s): To identify various automotive systems & subsystems
To explain working & construction of various automotive systems
& subsystems.
To introduce students to engine auxiliary systems like heating, ventilation and
air-conditioning.

1. Introduction - Introduction of automobile, classification of automobile, parts of an [4]


automobile, performance of automobile, tractive efforts.
Chassis - Introduction, classification of chassis, frame types & nomenclature of car body.
2. Fuel Supply, Lubrication and Cooling System - Fuel feed system in spark ignition engine, [10]
types, gravity & pump feed system, layout of spark ignition engine fuel pump system, function
of each component.
Fuel supply system in compression ignition engine, layout, components, function, types,
working & line diagram of common rail, individual pump system, fuel injectors, single orifice,
multiple orifices.
Engine friction, lubrication system, areas of heat flow in engines, temperature distribution and
temperature profiles, cooling air and water requirements, cooling systems.
3. Suspension, Wheels and Tires - Introduction, Macpherson struts, Ball joint and torsion bars, [10]
Electronic ride control and air suspension systems, Sonar shock absorber and active suspension
system
Introduction, Requirement & types of wheels , wheel balancing, wheel alignment
Introduction, requirements & types of tire, tire construction, tire materials, tire shape, tread
patterns, tire inflation pressure, causes of wear.
4. Steering, Gears and Controls - Purpose, function, general arrangements of steering systems, [10]
steering gears, steering ratio, drag link, power steering.
Clutch- Types, necessity, construction & working, torque-converters.
Gear Box- Types of gear box, construction & working of constant mesh gear box,
synchromesh gear box, propeller shaft & differential,
Axle- Type of rear axles, front axles & their applications, stub axles
5. Automotive Electrical & Auxiliary Systems - Electrical circuit component, symbol and [6]
wiring diagrams, battery, starting motor, dynamo, alternators, lighting.
Auxiliary systems like heating, ventilation and air-conditioning.

Outcome(s): Develop non-working models of automobile sub- systems


Formulate steering, braking and suspension systems
Select a suitable conventional and automatic transmission system
Identify the usage of automotive systems & hybrid vehicles.

Text Books: 1. William. H. Crouse, (2006), Automotive Mechanics, 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill.
2. Kirpal Singh, Automobile Engineering, Vol.1&2, Standard Publications.

Reference 1. David A. Corolla, (2009), Automotive Engineering: Powertrain, Chassis System


Books: and Vehicle Body, Butterworth-Heinemann Publishing Ltd.
2. Bosch Automotive Hand Book, (2007), 6th Edition, SAE Publications.
3. K. Newton and W. Steeds, The motor vehicle, 13th Edition, Butterworth-
Heinemann Publishing Ltd.