AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING


AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING

COURTLY: DTE BOARD

Subject Title                           :           Automobile Engineering
Subject Code                         :          
Hours Per Week                    :           04
Hours Per Semester              :           64

TOPIC ANALYSIS

SL.No
Major Topics
Hours Allotted
Weightage of Marks
                                                          SECTION-I
1
Introduction
01
02
2
Basic engine components
10
30
3
Cooling and lubrication system
08
16
                                                          SECTION-II
4
Fuel feed system
08
16
5

Ignition system

10
30
                                                         SECTION-III
6
Transmission and steering system
10
30
7
Suspension system
08
16
8
Special vehicles
02
05
9
Environmental awareness and Industry innovations
05
-
10
Tests & Revisions
04


Total
64
145


General educational objectives
On completion of the course the students should be able to:
1. Understand the basic structure of automobile.
2. Understand the basic engine components
3. To know the importance of engine cooling and lubrication system.
4. Understand the fuel feed system
5. To know the different ignition systems of automobile
6. To understand the transmission and steering system
7. To understand the suspension system of an automobile
8. To know the different special vehicles.


Content details:

1. Introduction

1.1 Introduction to basic structure of an automobile

2. Basic engine components
2.1 Cylinder block
2.2 Cylinder head
2.3 Gaskets
2.4 cylinder liners, types of cylinder liners
2.5 Piston and piston pin
2.6 piston rings, types of piston rings
2.7 Connecting rod
2.8 Crank shaft
2.9 Cam shaft
2.20 Crankcase
2.21 Engine valves
2.22 Flywheel and Governer

3. Cooling and lubrication system

3.1. The necessity of cooling system
3.2. Types of cooling system-air cooling and water cooling.
3.3. Air cooling system.
3.4. Types of water cooling system –Thermosyphon system and pump circulation system.
3.5. Advantages and disadvantages of air cooling and water cooling systems.
3.6. The components of water cooling system –fan, radiator, pump and thermostat.
3.7. The necessity of lubrication system.
3.8. S.A.E rating of lubrication system.
3.9. Types of lubrication system.
3.10. Petroil lubrication and high pressure lubrication system.

4. Fuel feed system

4.1. Conventional fuels and alternative fuels.
4.2. Cetane and octane numbers.
4.3. Types of carburetors
4.4. Working of simple carburetor.
4.5. Multi point and single point fuel injection systems
4.6. Different fuel transfer pumps
4.7. Working of S.U electrical and A.C mechanical pump
4.8. Fuel filters.
4.9. Fuel injection pump.
4.10. Fuel injectors.
5. Ignition system
 5.1. Introduction to ignition system
5.2. Battery Ignition systems and magneto Ignition system
5.3. Electronic Ignition system.
5.4. Construction and working of lead acid battery.
5.5. Elements of charging system
5.6. Elements of starting system.
5.7. Types of lights used in the automobile.
6. Transmission and steering system
6.1. General arrangement of clutch
6.2. Principle of friction clutches
6.3. Constructional details of Single plate clutch
6.4. Constructional details of multi-plate clutch
6.5. Constructional details of centrifugal clutch.
6.6. Necessity for gear ratios in transmission
6.7. Types of gear boxes.
6.8. Working of sliding mesh gear box
6.9. Working of constant mesh gear box.
6.10. Working of propeller shaft
6.11. Working of universal joint
6.12. Working of differential
6.13. Types of rear axle
6.14. Purpose of front axle
6.15. Necessity of steering system
6.16. Caster, camber and king pin inclination.
6.17. Rack and pinion steering system
6.18. Power steering.
7. Suspension system
7.1. Necessity of suspension system.
7.2. Torsion bar suspension systems
7.3. Leaf spring and coil spring suspension system.
7.4. Independent suspension for front wheel and rear wheel.
7.5. Working of telescopic shock absorber.
7.6. Functions of brakes.
7.7. Types of brakes
7.8. Working of internal expanding brake
7.9. Working of disc brake.
 8. Special vehicles 
8.1. Introduction to Special vehicles.
8.2. Tractor
8.3. Motor grader
8.4. Scrappers
8.5. Excavators
8.6. Duper trucks.



Specific instructional objectives

1. Introduction

1.1 Introduction to basic structure of an automobile

2. Basic engine components
2.0 With sketch explain the construction and working of the following parts
2.1 Cylinder block
2.2 Cylinder head
2.3 Gaskets
2.4 Cylinder liners, types of cylinder liners
2.5 Piston and piston pin
2.6 piston rings, types of piston rings
2.7 Connecting rod
2.8 Crank shaft
2.9 Cam shaft
2.20 Crankcase
2.21 Engine valves
2.22 Flywheel and governer

3. Cooling and lubrication system

3.1. Explain the necessity of cooling system
3.2. Types of cooling system-air cooling and water cooling.
3.3. Explain air cooling system.
3.4. Types of water cooling system –Thermosyphon system and pump circulation system.
3.5. Advantages and disadvantages of air cooling and water cooling systems.
3.6. Explain the components of water cooling system –fan, radiator, pump and thermostat.
3.7. Explain the necessity of lubrication system.
3.8. Explain S.A.E rating of lubrication system.
3.9. State the types of lubrication system.
3.10. Explain Petroil lubrication and high pressure lubrication system.

4. Fuel feed system

4.1. Explain briefly conventional fuels and alternative fuels.
4.2. Explain briefly Cetane and octane numbers.
4.3. State the types of carburetors
4.4. Explain the working of simple carburetor.
4.5. Explain briefly Multi point and single point fuel injection systems
4.6. State different fuel transfer pumps
4.7. Explain the working of S.U electrical and A.C mechanical pump
4.8. Explain briefly Fuel filters.
4.9. Explain briefly fuel injection pump.
4.10. Explain briefly fuel injectors.
5. Ignition system
 5.1. Introduction to ignition system
5.2. Explain Battery Ignition systems and magneto Ignition system
5.3. Explain briefly Electronic Ignition system.
5.4. Explain the construction and working of lead acid battery.
5.5. Explain with circuit diagram the elements of charging system
5.6. Explain with circuit diagram the elements of starting system.
5.7. State the different types of lights used in the automobile.
6. Transmission and steering system
6.1. Explain the General arrangement of clutch
6.2. Explain the Principle of friction clutches
6.3. Explain the Constructional details of Single plate
6.4. Explain the Constructional details of multi-plate
6.5 Explain the Constructional details of centrifugal clutch.
6.6. Explain the necessity for gear ratios in transmission
6.7. Mention the different types of gear boxes.
6.8. Explain with sketch the working of sliding mesh gear box
6.9. Explain with sketch the working of constant mesh gear box.
6.10. Explain with sketch the working of propeller shaft
6.11. Explain with sketch the working of universal joint
6.12 Explain with sketch the working of  differential
6.13. State the different types of rear axle
6.14. Explain the purpose of front axle
6.15. Explain the necessity of steering system.
6.16. Explain caster, camber and king pin inclination.
6.17. Explain Rack and pinion steering system
6.18. Explain briefly power steering.
7. Suspension system
7.1. Explain the necessity of suspension system.
7.2. Explain Torsion bar suspension systems
7.3. Explain briefly leaf spring and coil spring suspension system.
7.4. Explain briefly independent suspension for front wheel and rear wheel.
7.5. Explain the working of telescopic shock absorber.
7.6. State the functions of brakes.
7.7. State the Types of brakes
7.8. Explain the working of internal expanding brake
7.9. Explain the working of disc brake.

 8. Special vehicles 
8.1. Introduction to Special vehicles.
8.2 Explain briefly special vehicles like
8.21. Tractor
8.22. Motor grader
8.23. Scrappers
8.24. Excavators
8.25. Duper trucks.


Reference books:
1. Automobile engineering vol I and Vol II by: Kirpal sing
2. Automobile engineering by R.B Gupta
3. Automotive mechanics: Principles and practices by Joseph heitner
4. Automobile engineering Vol I and Vol II by K. M. Gupta.
5. Automotive mechanics by S. Srinivasan, Tata McGraw hill
6. Alternative fuels by S.S Thipse Jaico publications
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