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SRI RAMAKRISHNA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE-10

(Approved by AICTE, New Delhi Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai)

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Course Title: Automobile Engineering
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Semester : Six
Course Instructor : Dr B.Chokkalingam
Associate Professor

Number of Credits: 3
Programme: B.E
Academic Year: 2013-2014

Prerequisite Courses : 1. ME2202 Engineering Thermodynamics


2. ME2255 Electronics and Microprocessors
3. ME2301 Thermal Engineering
Text Books:
T1. Kirpal Singh, Automobile Engineering Vols 1 & 2 , Standard Publishers, Seventh
Edition ,1997, New Delhi
T2. Jain,K.K.,and Asthana .R.B, Automobile Engineering Tata McGraw Hill Publishers,
New Delhi, 2002.
Reference Books:
R1. Newton ,Steeds and Garet, Motor Vehicles , Butterworth Publishers,1989.
R2. Joseph Heitner, Automotive Mechanics,, Second Edition ,East-West Press ,1999.
R3. Martin W. Stockel and Martin T Stockle , Automotive Mechanics Fundamentals,
The Goodheart Will Cox Company Inc, USA ,1978.
R4. Heinz Heisler , Advanced Engine Technology, SAE International Publications ,USA,1998.
R5. Ganesan V.. Internal Combustion Engines , Third Edition, Tata Mcgraw-Hill ,2007.
R6. Govindan.K.R., Automobile Engineering, Anuradha Publications,2013.
e-Learning Resources:

http://www.tpub.com/automotive.htm
http://enginemechanics.tpub.com/
http://www.sae.org/automotive/
www.carbodydesign.com
http://www.autointell.com/
Instructor Mail : bchokkalingam@gmail.com
Objectives:
1. To study the basic structure of automobile, components of engine and their functions.
2. To study the engine auxiliary systems such as fuel injection system, electrical system, ignition
system, turbochargers and emission control.
3. To study the different types transmission system such as clutch, gearboxes torque converters
4. To study the steering, brakes and suspension systems.
5. To study the alternative energy sources, electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and fuel cell.

Course Plan:

Total : 45 Periods
Total duration required : 45periods + 3 periods for Tests = 48 Periods
Additional Contents over and above the curriculum:

32

Heating
and
systems
Passenger safety

33

Service procedure

31

air-conditioning

To
understand
the
latest
developments of heating and airconditioning systems
To know the passenger safety
To understand the service
procedure

T2

421-435

T2

451-470

T2

485-486

Assignments/ Tutorials/ Case Study/ Innovative Work


Assignment:
A1: operation of multipoint injection system
Submission Deadline for A1: February 20, 2014.
A2: working of ABS braking system
Submission Deadline for A2: March 20, 2014.
Case Study/ Innovative Work:
Preparation of preventive maintenance schedule for 2/4 wheeler.

Course Assessment Plan:


1. Internal Assessment (20)
Internal Assessment Test 1 will be conducted for 50 Marks. (5*2=10 & 2*20=40)
Internal Assessment Test 2 will be conducted for 50 Marks. (5*2=10 & 2*20=40)
Internal Assessment Test 3 will be conducted for 50 Marks. (5*2=10 & 2*20=40)
Tests as per the schedule given by the university - Best three performance is considered for assessment out of 15.
Course Attendance
assessment out of 5 ( Attendance percentage 96-100 : 5; 91-95 : 4; 86-90 : 3; 81-85 : 2; 76-80 : 1)
2. External Assessment (80)
University will conduct end semester examination for 100 marks (10*2=20 & 5*16=80)
Performance will be considered for assessment out of 80.
Course Outcome:

At the end of course, a student will be able to

Understand the basic structure of the automobile, components of engine and their functions.

Understand the engine auxiliary systems such as fuel injection system, electrical system, ignition system
turbochargers and emission control.

Gain knowledge about the systems that are transmitting power from prime mover of automobile to the road
wheels.

Understand the complete functionality of steering, brakes and suspension systems.

Acquire knowledge of alternative energy sources such as natural gas, LPG, bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, hydrogen,
electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and fuel cell.

PEOs Mapping :

This Course is conducted to achieve the following Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs):

PO1: An ability to solve basic Engineering problems by applying mathematics, science, and engineering
fundamentals.

PO2: An ability to conduct Investigations using design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data
to arrive at valid conclusions.

PO3: An ability to design a mechanical engineering component and processes within economic,
environmental, ethical and manufacturability constraints.

PO4: Ability to identify, formulate, analyze and solve Mechanical Engineering Problems.

PO5: An ability to communicate effectively through written reports or oral presentations.

PO6: An ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental,
professional and societal context.

PO7: An ability to recognize the need and to engage in independent and life-long learning.

PO8: An ability to have knowledge of contemporary issues

PO9: An ability to use the appropriate techniques and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering
practice.

PO10: An ability to apply the principles of management to manage projects Multidisciplinary environment.

Mapping:
CO/PO
CO1
CO2
CO3
CO4
CO5

PO1
X
X
X
X
X

PO2
X
X
X
X

Course Instructor

PO3

PO4
X
X
X
X
X

PO5

PO6
X

HOD-Mech

PO7
X
X
X
X
X

PO8

PO9
X
X
X
X
X

PO10

PRINCIPAL