CSVTU B.E. VII Semester Mechanical Engineering Automobile Engineering Syllabus

CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (C G)

Semester: B.E. VII Sem. Branch: Mechanical Engg.

Subject: Automobile Engineering

Total Theory Periods: 50 Total Tutorial Period : 12

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of class tests to be conducted: 2

UNIT-I

Chassis & Frame

 

– Layout of chassis & its main components, types of frames, conventional frames & unitized

chassis.

 

Suspension system & Springs –

 

Objects & principles of suspension, system, types, rigid axle suspension &

Independent suspension for front & rear ends, simple & double arm parallel & perpendicular type of suspension

 

system. Gas filled suspension system.

 

Springs –

 

Purpose, types viz. leaf, coiled, rubber, air, suspension system, torsion bar, stabilizer, Telescopic

damper.

 

UNIT – II

Clutches

Characteristics, functions, principles of operation of clutch, friction clutch, single plate, multi plate, centrifugal clutch,

positive clutch, friction plate clutch lining materials. Torque transmitted and related problems.

Fluid flywheel

Construction, principles of working & characteristics.

UNIT – III

Gear Box

 

: Object of Gear Box, Air, rolling & gradient resistance, tractive effort variation with speed, performance

curve.

 

Types of Gear Boxes

 

:- Sliding mesh, constant mesh, synchromesh device, automatic transmission, overdrive,

lubrication of gear box.

 

Torque converter

 

: Principles of working, characteristics, Torque converter with direct drive.

Testing of automobiles

 

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UNIT – IV

Universal Joint-

 

: Types, propeller shaft, slip joint.

Differential

 

– Functions, single & double reduction differential, limited slip differential.

Front Axle

 

: Live & dead axle, stub axle.

Back Axle

 

: Hotch kiss drive, torque tube drive.

Tyres:

 

Types specification, causes of tyre wear & rim.

Brakes & Braking system

 

: Purpose, principles, layout of braking system. Classification, mechanical, hydraulic,

master cylinder, Tandoma master cylinder wheel cylinder, self energizing & self adjusting brakes, disc brakes,

 

antiskid brakes.power operated brakes:

 

UNIT – V

Steering system

 

:- Gear & links, types of steering gears, reversibility of steering, center point steering, steering

geometry viz castor, camber, king pin inclination toe in, toe out, cornering power, under-over steer; power steering,

 

effect of shimmy, condition of true rolling, calculation of turning radius. Correct steering equation and related

 

problems.

 

Electrical System

 

: Battery construction, maintenance, testing and charging, cut out, lighting circuit, horn, signals

etc.

 

TEXT BOOKS

1. Automobile Engineering – Kripal Singh – Standard Publications

2. Automobile Engineering – G.B.S. Narang – Khanna Publishers

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. Automobile Engineering – Dr. N. K. Giri – Khanna Publishers

2. Automobile Engineering – K. R. Govindan – Anuradha Agencies

3. Automotive Mechanics – Heitner

4. Motor Vehicle – Newton & Steeds – Life & Sons Limited

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