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### AT 2303 VEHICLE DESIGN AND DATA CHARACTERISTICS SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY BE AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING 5TH SEMESTER SYLLABUS REGULATION 2008 2011 2012-2013

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AT 2303 VEHICLE DESIGN AND DATA CHARACTERISTICS SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY BE AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING 5TH SEMESTER SYLLABUS REGULATION 2008 2011 2012-2013 BELOW IS THE ANNA UNIVERSITY FIFTH SEMESTER BE AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS, TEXTBOOKS, REFERENCE BOOKS, IT IS APPLICABLE FOR ALL STUDENTS ADMITTED IN THE YEAR 2011 2012-2013 (ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI,TRICHY,MADURAI,TIRUNELVELI,COIMBATORE), 2008 REGULATION OF ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI AND STUDENTS ADMITTED IN ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI DURING 2009

AT 2303 VEHICLE DESIGN AND DATA CHARACTERISTICS L T P C
3 1 0 4
OBJECTIVE
Students have to collect important technical specifications of an automobile from
Automobile Journals and keeping this, as a guide, they have to calculate and tabulate
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various vehicle performance parameters and design parameters and to draw curves
using these data.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 12
Assumptions to be made in designing a vehicle, Range of values for Gross Vehicle
Weight, Frontal Area, maximum speed, maximum acceleration, gradability in different
gears, Basics of Automobile Design.
UNIT II RESISTANCE TO VECHICLE MOTION 12
Calculation, Tabulation and Plotting of Curves for Air and Rolling Resistances at various
vehicle speeds, Calculation and Plotting of Driving force, Power requirement for different
loads and acceleration, Maximum Power calculation.
UNIT III PERFORMANCE CURVES 12
Calculation, Tabulation and Plotting of Torque and Mechanical Efficiency for different
vehicle speeds, Interpolation of Pressure – Volume diagram, Calculation of frictional
Mean Effective Pressure, Calculation of Engine Cubic Capacity, Bore and Stroke
Length.
UNIT IV 12
Connecting rod length to Crank Radius Ratio, Plotting of Piston Velocity and
Acceleration against Crank Angle, Plotting Gas force, inertia force and Resultant force
against Crank Angle, Turning Moment and Side Thrust against Crank Angle.
UNIT V GEAR RATIOS 12
Determination of Gear Ratios, Acceleration and Gradability, Typical Problems on Vehicle
performance .
TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1 N. K. Giri, Automotive Mechanics, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2005.
2. Heldt, P.M., High Speed Combustion Engines, Oxfore and I.B.H. Publishing Co.,
Kolkata, 2002.
REFERENCE
1. R.B.Gupta, Automobile Engineering.