This course will provide knowledge on automotive engineering and rail engineering relating to electronic control of engines and stability of cars, aerodynamics around body, air conditioning, vibration for safety steering and noise, including control theory, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and mechanical dynamics.
By completing this course, students will be able to understand the principles and significant issues of electronic control of engine for reduction of fuel consumption, electronic stability control, aerodynamics for drag force reduction, vibration reduction for safety steering and thermal management for reduction of fuel consumption through fundamentals of control theory, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and mechanical dynamics.
Electronic control, Time domain analysis, Frequency domain analysis, Numerical modeling, Drag force reduction, Thermal management, Vibration analysis
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course consists of lectures and exercises for homework. This course will be transferred from Thailand through Polycom system.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction to car mechanics in modern hybrid vehicles||Car mechanics in modern hybrid vehicles are studied and motivation to learn car mechanics is given.|
|Class 2||Modeling method of systems||Class of models and how to obtain models are studied.|
|Class 3||Numerical simulation msing models||How to use models for numerical simulations is studied using Matlab.|
|Class 4||Frequency domain analysis of models||How to analyse frequency domain properties of systems is studied.|
|Class 5||Time domain analysis of models||How to analyse time domain properties of systems is studied.|
|Class 6||Aerodynamics in automobiles and rail cars||Understand aerodynamic characteristics by flow around automobiles and rail cars|
|Class 7||Basic equations for analysis of aerodynamics in automobiles and rail cars||Understand derivation of basic equations for analysis of aerodynamics|
|Class 8||Numerical simulation of drag force and lift force in automobiles and rail cars||Learn the analytical and numerical methods to obtain drag force and lift force in automobiles and rail cars|
|Class 9||Air conditioning in automobiles and rail cars||Learn the air conditioning in automobiles and rail cars|
|Class 10||Thermal management in automobiles and rail cars||Understand thermal management in automobiles and rail cars|
|Class 11||Overview of mechanical vibration and acoustics technique in Automotive Engineering and Railway Engineering, and fundamental study of mechanical vibration and noise||Learn the state of the art and history of this technical field. Review fundamental analysis of single degree of freedom vibratory systems.|
|Class 12||Simplified modelling technique to analyze fundamental vibration of vehicles for comfortability||Learn how to build up simplified models for the analysis of actual vehicles.|
|Class 13||Numerical simulation technique of vibration analysis for comfortablility||Learn how to execute numerical simulation of various types of vibration.|
|Class 14||Analysis of vibration for maneuverability and safety||Learn vibration problem is not only for comfortability but also for manueuverability and safety.|
|Class 15||Fundamental vibration of engines, and finally achievement test.||Learn fundamental vibrations of drive-trains.|
Documents for this course will be provided from lecturers.
Homework report and examinations held in the 5th, 10th, 15th class.