Theory of chassis structure
TeachersMAKITA MasashiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 2 2nd semest [Department of Mechanical and Precision System, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategoryBasic Major Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective Requisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number1L203

Course Description

In this course, you will gain a basic understanding of the principles and functions required to design automotive transmission, suspension, steering, and wheel alignment. In addition, you will deepen your understanding of structure and functions through practical training. In this course, you will acquire knowledge and techniques on Diploma Policy 2,4,5.

Course Objectives

・Students can understand the principles of car chassis components and explain their functions.
・Students can solve the issues required for car development, through group work.

Grading Policy

Grades will be evaluated by intermediate assignment (60%), final assignment (40%).

Textbook and Reference

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Requirements(Assignments)

We will take attendance every time. Attendance of 2/3 or more is required to acquire the unit of lecture.

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Schedule

1Basics of chassis performance 1:Engineering of running, turning, and stopping
2Basics of chassis performance 2:Engineering of running, turning, and stopping
3Power transmission device 1 : Method and principle of transmitting power by changing torque and rotation speed
4Power transmission device 2 : Practice of function and structure
5Intermediate assignment : Performance design of the power transmission
6Suspension system 1 : Method and principle of absorbing shock and vibration of vehicle body
7Suspension system 2 : Practice of function and structure
8Steering system 1 : Method and principle of changing steering direction by transmitting steering force / torque
9Steering system 2 : Practice of function and structure
10Intermediate assignment : Performance design of suspension system and steering system
11Wheel alignment 1 : Principle of going straight performance and the turning performance
12Wheel alignment 2 : Practice of function and structure
13Braking device 1 : Method and principle of deceleration / stop
14Braking device 2 : Practice of function and structure
15Final assignment, summary