2021 Automotive Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Hanamura Katsunori  Kizaki Mikio                           
Course component(s)
Lecture    (ZOOM)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri5-8(I121)  
Group
-
Course number
MEC.N331
Credits
2
Academic year
2021
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2021/9/5
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course will provide current technologies and significant issues for development of automobile, considering concerned issues, focusing of the following issues.
1. Significant issues for automobiles
2. Power trains and auto-transmission
3. Steering stability by chassis technologies.
4. Aerodynamics around body
5. Thermal management in engine
6. Model base design

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, students will be able to understand the following issues.
1. Significant issues for automobiles
2. Power trains and auto-transmission
3. Steering stability by chassis technologies.
4. Aerodynamics around body
5. Thermal management in engine
6. Model base design

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
This course will provide a consistent education from fundamentals to solutions of practical issues for installation relating to current advanced researches and development of power trains, auto-transmission, steering stability, aerodynamics, thermal management and model base design by lecturers who are expertized by practical experiences for those fields.

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

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

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 faced to great change
Class 2 Future technologies of electrification of power trains Learn a technology of electric power trains such as HV, EV and FCV and an electric motorized society in future
Class 3 Development of units for electrification of power trains Learn new technologies on internal combustion engines and future development
Class 4 Advances in battery technologies Learn advances in battery technologies and future plan for development
Class 5 Advances in fuel cell technologies and changes in development environment Learn history of Toyota production technology and desired manufacturing
Class 6 Evolution of electronic devices for power trains Understand an evolution of electronic devices technologies supporting power trains
Class 7 Future production technologies for electrification of power trains Learn an issue and a trend of production technologies for electrification of power trains
Class 8 Future mobility services Learn a future mobility services
Class 9 Role of installing parts services for CASE Understand a role of installing parts services for CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric)
Class 10 Manufacturing process for excellent platforms Understand a current strategy building in quality for platforms
Class 11 Evolution of chassis control technologies Learn a fundamental of vehicle motion and suspension systems and understand a shassis control technologies for high comfortability to drive with safety
Class 12 Evolution of technologies for fuel efficiency and power performance in automobiles Learn an evolution of technologies for fuel efficiency and power performance in automobiles
Class 13 Advances in technologies of cooling systems for automobiles Learn research and development of cooling systems well-applied for various power trains
Class 14 Future researches (Robotics, Human Center Researches, etc.) Understand future researches such as robotics and human center researches

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Some documents will be uploaded in OCW system for each lecture.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Homework report (40%) and the final report (60%) will be evaluated for score.

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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