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MECA0063 : Vehicle Architecture and Components


Pedagogical Commitment :

Course Organization

Exam Januray 2021

  • AGENDA & ROOM FOR JANURAY 2021: Agenda, rooms, groups
  • QUESTION LIST : List of questions for oral exam

Lecture Notes :

  1. INTRODUCTION : Introduction, objectives,
  2. ORGANISATION GEN. :  Architecture générale du véhicule, de ses systèmes et sous systèmes
  3. CAR BODY : Load cases, technologies, preliminary design method SSS, Finite Element method applied tro car body design
    1. TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION: FUDAMENTALS
    2. TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION: DESIGN USING TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
  4. TRANSMISSION-1 : Clutches, torque coupling, MT and gear boxes
  5. TRANSMISSION-2 : Automatic Transmission, CVT
  6. TRANSMISSION-3 : Differential, Axles, Joints
  7. SUSPENSION-1 : Design methodology, kinematocs
  8. SUSPENSION-2 : Axle technologies : rigid , semi rigid, independent
  9. SUSPENSION-3 : Longitudinal design: Anti squat, Anti dive
  10. SUSPENSION-4 : Suspension elements, springs, shock absorber
  11. STEERING SYSTEM : Geometry, loads, technologies
  12. BRAKING SYSTEM : Brakes, mastr cylinder, mastr vac, etc.
  13. INTRODUCTION TO ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY : Concepts of ctive and passive safety
  14. ABS BRAKING SYSTEM : Concept, working principle, components, control law.
  15. VEHICLE DYNAMICS CONTROL SYSTEM (ESP): Equations of lateral dynamics, working principle, components, control law.

Help for students

  • AIDE MATLAB     Document de présentation et d'initiation à MATLAB
  • REDACTION DE RAPPORTS     Aide à la rédaction de rapports

Project

  • Group project 2020-2021: Design of a lightweight door