Automotive Engineering

Machine Dynamics / Acoustics

Lecture, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

Kinematics of the crank mechanism; Forces, moments and balancing methods in single and multi-cylinder engines; Kinematics of cam drives and followers; forced oscillation in one- and two-mass systems; System modeling for simulation

Basic terms and principals of technical acoustics related to the application in automobiles and engine design from the basics to application examples

Learning outcomes

Understanding of kinematics and their application to various mechanisms in the vehicle

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Robert Bosch, Automotive Handbook, Wiley (2011)

Mode of delivery

4 ECTS Lecture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Engineering Mechanics 1 and 2, Strength of Materials

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam