080120035 Automobile Engineering

Anna University , Chennai
Department of B.E-Mechanical Engineering


Sixth Semester

Semester : 06

Department : Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

Year : Second Year (III Year)

Regulation : 2008

Subject Code : 080120035

Subject Name : Automobile Engineering

Content : 080120035 Automobile Engineering - curriculum, syllabus and Collection of Previous Year Question Papers.


ME2354                             AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING                         L T  P  C
                          COMMON TO MECHANICAL AND PRODUCTION            3  0  0 3

·    To  understand  the    construction  and  working  principle  of  various  parts  of  an
·    To  have  the  practice  for  assembling  and  dismantling  of     engine  parts  and transmission system

UNIT I     VEHICLE STRUCTURE AND ENGINES                                                           9
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                                                                      9
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                                                                         9
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                                  9
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 Traction Control

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, Fuel Cell

Note:   Practical   Training   in   dismantling   and   assembling   of   Engine   parts   and
Transmission Systems should be given to the students.
                                                                                                                       TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1. Kirpal Singh, “ Automobile Engineering Vol 1 & 2 “, Standard Publishers, Seventh
Edition ,1997, New Delhi
2.  Jain,K.K.,and Asthana .R.B, “Automobile Engineering” Tata  McGraw Hill Publishers,
New Delhi, 2002

1.  Newton ,Steeds and Garet,” Motor Vehicles “, Butterworth Publishers,1989
2.  Joseph Heitner, “Automotive Mechanics,”, Second Edition ,East-West Press ,1999

3.  Martin W. Stockel and  Martin T Stockle , “ Automotive Mechanics Fundamentals,” The Goodheart –Will Cox Company Inc, USA ,1978
4.  Heinz  Heisler  ,  ‘Advanced  Engine  Technology,”  SAE  International      Publications
5.  Ganesan V..” Internal Combustion Engines” , Third Edition,  Tata Mcgraw-Hill  ,2007

Collection of Previous Year Question Papers

Automobile Engineering[May2009].pdf  ----------->                     [Download Now]  [View]

Automobile Engineering[May2012].pdf   ----------->                     [Download Now]  [View]

Automobile Engineering[Nov,Dec2012].pdf   ----------->              [Download Now]  [View]

Automobile engineering[May2013].pdf   ----------->                      [Download Now]  [View]

Automobile Engineering[Nov,Dec2013].pdf   ----------->               [Download Now[View]

Automobile Engineering[May2014].pdf   ----------->                      [Download Now]  [View]

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