Automobile Engineering is hot favorite subject for almost all mechanical engineering students for all time. Automobile Engineering contain all about IC Engine and Automobile accessories.
What is Automobile Engineering?
Automobile Engineering is a branch of engineering which deals with designing, manufacturing and operating automobiles. It is a segment of vehicle engineering which deals with motorcycles, buses, trucks, etc. It includes mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety elements.
Syllabus in Automobile Engineering
UNIT I VEHICLE STRUCTURE AND ENGINES
Types of automobiles, vehicle construction and different layouts ,chassis, frame and body,
resistances to vehicle motion and need for a gearbox, components of engine-their forms ,
functions and materials
UNIT II ENGINE AUXILIARY SYSTEMS
Electronically controlled gasoline injection system for SI engines., Electronically controlled
diesel injection system ( Unit injector system, Rotary distributor type and common rail direct
injection system), Electronic ignition system ,Turbo chargers, Engine emission control by three
way catalytic converter system.
UNIT III TRANSMISSION SYSYTEMS
Clutch-types and construction ,gear boxes- manual and automatic, gear shift mechanisms, Over
drive, transfer box, fluid flywheel –torque converter , propeller shaft, slip joints, universal joints ,
Differential, and rear axle, Hotchkiss Drive and Torque Tube Drive.
UNIT IV STEERING,BRAKES AND SUSPENSION SYSTEMS
Steering geometry and types of steering gear box-Power Steering, Types of Front Axle, Types of
Suspension Systems, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Braking Systems, Antilock Braking System and
UNIT V ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES
Use of Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Bio-diesel, Bio-ethanol , Gasohol and Hydrogen
in Automobiles- Engine modifications required –Performance ,Combustion and Emission
Characteristics of SI and CI engines with these alternate fuels – Electric and Hybrid Vehicles,
Books For Automobile Engineering
1. Automobile Engineering by kirpal singh Vol 1 & 2
2. Jain,K.K.,and Asthana .R.B, “Automobile Engineering” Tata McGraw Hill Publishers
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