Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Calendar 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Calendar
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AUTE 2010U – Fundamentals of Automotive Engineering

This course is designed to introduce students to the five essential themes in automotive engineering including control, design, materials and manufacturing, powertrains and emissions, and structure chassis and body. The fundamental functionality and typical configurations of automotive vehicles and their subsystems, including powertrain, steering systems, braking systems, suspensions, vehicle body structures, vehicle interior, tires and electrical components will be briefly reviewed. The different configuration features of engine location, traction wheels lay-out, on-road and off-road vehicles, special purpose vehicles, passenger cars, buses and articulated vehicles will be discussed. This course provides the background needed for subsequent automotive engineering courses.
Formerly: AUTE 3010U
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 2 (bi-weekly)
Tutorial hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): MECE 2230U  
Credit restriction(s): ENGR 4260U

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