2022 Automotive Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Fushinobu Kazuyoshi  Yamamoto Toshihide  Harada Yuji  Maekawa Kota  Fujita Hiroki  Okazaki Toshimi  Honda Masanori  Takeda Yusaku  Sakamoto Kazuo  Adachi Tomohiko  Yoshioka Toru 
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Course description and aims

This course will provide current technologies and up-to-date issues for the development of automobile by the lectures who have practical experience in research and development, in particular the following items:
1. General trend in automotive industry
2. Fundamental technologies associated with automobiles
3. Various topics associated with automobiles
The lecture consists of variety of fields associated with the automobile development.

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, students will be able to understand the following issues.
1. Up-to-date issues in automotive industry
2. Specific technological elements that consists of automobile
3. Various issues and challenges associated with automobile development

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 of advanced research and development in automobiles by lecturers who have practical experience in the fields.


Automobile, Fundamental technology, Societal issues

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. Students take the classes in classroom, and each lecturer gives the lecture online in live-type. Lecturer of faculty member handles the interactive environment.
*Students need to prepare for using T2SCHOLA during the classes.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Automotive technology 1 Automotive technology 1
Class 2 Automotive technology 2 Automotive technology 2
Class 3 Automotive technology 3 Automotive technology
Class 4 Automotive technology 4 Automotive technology 4
Class 5 Automotive technology 5 Automotive technology 5
Class 6 Automotive technology 6 Automotive technology 6
Class 7 Automotive technology 7 Automotive technology 7
Class 8 Automotive technology 8 Automotive technology 8
Class 9 Automotive technology 9 Automotive technology 9
Class 10 Automotive technology 10 Automotive technology 10
Class 11 Automotive technology 11 Automotive technology 11
Class 12 Automotive technology 12 Automotive technology 12
Class 13 Automotive technology 13 Automotive technology 13
Class 14 Automotive technology 14 Automotive technology 14

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 the class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class by referring to relevant books, materials, provided course materials, etc.


Some documents will be uploaded in T2SCHOLA for each lecture.

Reference books, course materials, etc.


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.)

Many students are expected to take this course since the automotive technology is necessary in wide range of modern business sectors. Necessary course guidance may be provided for each particular student considering the course is 300th-Level.

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