GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ADVANCED VEHICLE DYNAMICS/5141334
Course Title: ADVANCED VEHICLE DYNAMICS
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Doç. Dr. Hamit Solmaz
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://www.websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/hsolmaz
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  hsolmaz@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The students taking this course will be able to define the basics of vehicle dynamics, and they will be able to create coordinate systems required for








 -- 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  Fundamentals of vehicle dynamics basics, forces and moments acting on a vehicle
2. Week  Dynamic modeling with solid model approach
3. Week  Modeling and analyzing a quarter car model having single degree of freedom
4. Week  Modeling and analyzing a quarter car model having two degree of freedom
5. Week  Modeling and analyzing a half car model
6. Week  Modeling and analyzing a half car model
7. Week  Tam taşıt modeli ve analizi
8. Week  Midterm Exam
9. Week  Modeling and analyzing of a full car model
10. Week  Modeling and analyzing of a full car model
11. Week  Vehicle rollover analysis
12. Week  Passive, semi active and active suspension systems
13. Week   Vibration isolation with passive suspensions
14. Week  Vibration isolation with semi-active suspensions
15. Week  Vibration isolation with active suspensions
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Dixon, J. "Tires, suspension and handling." Training 2017 (1996): 04-24. Gillespie, Thomas D. Fundamentals of vehicle dynamics. Vol. 114. SAE Technical Paper, 1992.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
10
 Assignment
1
10
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
1
20
 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
15
3
45
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
15
3
45
 Searching in Internet and Library
0
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
6
5
30
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
3
10
30
 Final and Studying for Final
4
10
40
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
190
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.6
 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 areas
7Taking on specialist and management tasks in governmental institutions relevant to automotive sector.
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 workshops