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Syllabus for

Academic year
TME170 - Powertrain mechanics
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-21 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPAUT
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Department: 42 - APPLIED MECHANICS


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: B
Maximum participants: 40

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0108 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   16 Jan 2015 pm H,  16 Apr 2015 pm M,  28 Aug 2015 am M

In programs

MPSYS SYSTEMS, CONTROL AND MECHATRONICS, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPPDE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPAUT AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPAUT AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)

Examiner:

Doktor  Daniel Dahl
Professor  Ingemar Denbratt



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Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites






















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Aim




















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mso-fareast-language:SV" lang="EN-US">The course should provide the students with knowledge
about modeling, analysis and design aspects of components and systems in
automotive powertrains including IC engines, transmissions and other components
responsible for the transfer of work from the piston to the wheels.




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Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- Identify, describe and choose the most frequently used components and sub systems in powertrains for automotive vehicles.
- Model and simulate the performance of mechanical systems in combustion engines and drivelines.
- Synthesize (create), motivate and evaluate the mechanical design of a powertrain.

Content

The course includes the following:
- Mechanical layout of powertrain
- Components (eg. differentials, planetary gears, gear change mechanisms and systems, including some lubrication and tribology aspects)
- Analyses and simulation techniques
- Manual gear box and "automatic manual" gearbox
- Automatic gearbox/transmissions - CVT gearbox
- Power split
- Clutches and Torque converters
- Balancing of combustion engines
- Design considerations of the mechanical components in combustion engines
- Design considerations when a transmission is chosen for a particular vehicle

Organisation

- Lectures
- Assignments

Literature

Extended lecture notes

Examination

There is a written final exam. Completed assignments will be a pre-requisite for the exam.


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