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.
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.
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
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course is organized by lecture and exercise for homework.
|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|
Some documents will be provided for every time.
Homework report and the final report