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Vehicle Design(2.0 credits)

Code:10280
Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Automotive Engineering Automotive Engineering
Starts 1 : 4 Autumn Semester 4 Autumn Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective Elective
Lecturer : Faculty of Automotive Engineering  

•Course Purpose
This lecture will introduce students how to design each performance of vehicles which sometime faces trade-off situations. You can learn the requirements for vehicle systems and the method for designing the vehicle to improve their performances at higher level.
At the end of this course, students are supposed to acquire the following knowledge:
1. Understand the process of the designing vehicles.
2. Understand the requirements for vehicle systems and the method for designing the vehicle to improve their performances at higher level.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Design practice 1
Design practice 2
Design practice 3
Creative Design and Practice on Automobiles 1
Creative Design and Practice on Automobiles 2
Vehicle dynamics, Vibration, Kinematics of nmachine, Control engineering

•Course Topics
1 Vehicle dynamics performance from suspension design point of view
2 Passive safety performaance from body design point of view
3 Active safety performance from body design point of view
5 Human factor design from safety and usability point of view
6 Strength and reliability experiment
7 Standard and regulation issues
8 HV car design from energy consumption and power train performance point of view

Each part of lectures is delivered by the experts invited from leading companies related to vehicle system design who have matured experiences to plan, design and launch such systems in the market.

You may need to submit a report/assignment after each lecture.

•Textbook
Every lecture is to be presented based on the handouts which will be provided by each lecturer.

•Additional Reading
None

•Grade Assessment
Grades will be based on the subject whic will be provided by each lecturer.
Students must obtain a score of 60 or higher to pass the course.
Grades: S:100-90, A: 89-80, B: 79-70, C: 69-60, F: 59-0.
The evaluation of grade is carried out by the average point of all reports from students. If you miss one report, it will make a significant influence to your grade.

•Notes
No requirements for attending this course

•Contacting Faculty
Students can contact their lecturer via email.

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