GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ADVANCED VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS/5091334
Course Title: ADVANCED VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Dr. Duran Altıparmak
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/duranal
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  duranal@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Purpose of this course is to give knowledge on vehicle stability and safety systems to the students so that improving their analyze capability for the








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
   There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Dynamic behaviors of motor vehicles
2. Week  Brake systems and components
3. Week  Braking and brake safety
4. Week  Braking force-stopping distance-brake performance
5. Week  Forces acting on wheels
6. Week  Wheel alignment affecting vehicle stability,
7. Week  Dynamic axle loads and brake forces
8. Week  Midterm Exam
9. Week  Active safety systems
10. Week  ABS (Anti-Lock-Brake System) and its effects on vehicle’s braking safety
11. Week  ASR-TCS (Automatic Spin Regulation-Traction Control Systems) and its effects
12. Week  ESP (Electronic Stability
13. Week  Retarders and their effects
14. Week  Vehicle Laboratory
15. Week  Other active and passive safety equipments
16. Week  Final exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1.Rudolf Limpert, Brake Design and Safety, Second Edition, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Inc. Warrendale, Pa. 1999. 2.Heinz Heisler, Advanced Vehicle Technology, Edward Arnold A division of Hodder&Stoughton-London, 1989. 3.Bosch-SAE International, Driving-safety systems, Second Edition, 1999. 4.…. Vehicle Dynamics, 5.A.G.Göktan, A.Güney, M.Ereke, Taşıt Frenleri, İTÜ Makine Fakültesi, Otomotiv Anabilim Dalı, (AlliedSignal Automotive) 1995. 6.Altıparmak, D., Fren Sistemleri, Ankara, 1999.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
20
 Assignment
1
10
 Exercises
1
10
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
12
9
108
 Designing and Applying Materials
1
5
5
 Preparing Reports
1
8
8
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
10
10
 Final and Studying for Final
1
15
15
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
188
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.52
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Instructor trainingX
2Capability of taking on a task in research and development unitsX
3Capability of designing and producing thermo-mechanical systems.X
4Capability of designing internal combustion engines and the other alternative vehicle (electric and hybrid) driving systemsX
5Capability of designing vehicle bodies, wheel linkage systems and vehicle chasses.X
6Capability of taking management mission in automotive areasX
7Taking on specialist and management tasks in governmental institutions relevant to automotive sector.X
8Capability of conducting vehicle modification and montage projects.X
9Capability of taking on missions in ground, rail and air vehicle maintenance servicesX
10Capability of management in establishment and installation of automotive production workshopsX