2019 Automotive Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Hanamura Katsunori  Kizaki Mikio  Nakazawa Keisuke  Takahashi Daishi  Mizuno Seiji  Hasegawa Hajime  Nomoto Shigemitsu  Ashida Shinjiro  Shimada Takashi  Kamata Nobuhide  Sekizawa Syogo  Hirate Naoki  Suda Riou  Terakado Susumu  Chikazawa Ryosuke  Kato Hideo 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri5-8(I121)  
Group
-
Course number
MEC.N331
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/5/22
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course will provide current technologies and significant issues for automobile manufacturing including issues, such as body design, steering stability, aerodynamics around body, thermal management in engine, aftertreatment for environment protection, auto-transmission, auto-driving, crash safety, design using CAE or MBD.

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, students will be able to understand bottlenecks of manufacturing of body, steering ability, aerodynamics around body, thermal management in engine, aftertreatemnt of exhaust gases, auto-transmission, auto-driving and crash safety and to create a future traffic system.

Keywords

body desgin, steering stability, aerodynamics around body, thermal management in engine, aftertreatment for environment protection, auto-transmission, auto-driving, crash safety, desgin using CAE or MBD

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course is organized by lecture and exercise for homework.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Overview and significant issues relating to automobiles Understand significant issues and direction of development and new technologies in automobiles
Class 2 Future technologies of electrification of power train Learn a technology of electric power plant and an electric motorized society in future
Class 3 Current and future technologies of internal combustion engines for power train Learn revolutions of technologies on internal combustion engines, future development and motor sports
Class 4 Design of fuel cells Learn revolusions of fuel cell technologies and future plan for development
Class 5 Battery technologies Understand revolusions of fuel cell technologies and future plan for development
Class 6 Production technologies of fuel cells Learn the Toyota production technology through its development
Class 7 Electronic technologies for electrification Learn revolusions of power electronics and relating technologies in future
Class 8 New manufacturing using MBD for development of automobiles Learn a V shape process and a requirement analysis for Model Base Development, and understand shortened development using new Computer Aided Engineering for planning, designing and validation
Class 9 Advances in automatic driving technologies for practical use Learn an automatic driving system and driving support technologies
Class 10 Advances in connected vehicles and electronic technologies Learn a revolusion of connected vehicles and services and understand electronic technologies required for connected services and automatic driving
Class 11 Manufacturing process for excellent platforms Understand a role of platform as a basement of a vehicle with a high motion performance and advanced safety
Class 12 Shassis control technologies for comfortable driving and mobility Learn a fundamental of vehicle motion and steering stability and understand a shassis control technology
Class 13 Advances in aerodynamic technologies for automobiles Learn a fundamental of drag reduction and relating technologies
Class 14 Safety technologies for automobiles Understand a revolusion of collision safety technologies and significant issues in future
Class 15 Advances in material development for automobiles Understand advanced technologies of materials for automobiles

Textbook(s)

Some documents will be provided for every time.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Homework report and the final report

Related courses

  • SCE.M201 : Fundamental Kinematics and Kinetics for Mechanical Systems
  • ZUL.A201 : Motion and Vibration Control
  • MEC.E201 : Thermodynamics (Mechanical Engineeirng)
  • MEC.F201 : Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
  • MEC.C201 : Mechanics of Materials

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None

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