MAE 4860

MAE 4860

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Selected topics in the analysis and design of vehicle components and vehicle systems. Emphasis on automobiles. Engines, transmissions, suspension, brakes, and aerodynamics are discussed. The course uses first principles and applies them to specific systems. The course is highly quantitative, using empirical and analytical approaches.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MAE 2030 and ENGRD 2210, or permission of instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies Senior Design requirement if enrolled in MAE 4861.

  • Students will be able to perform basic calculations for internal combustion spark ignition engines, including turbochargers and superchargers.
  • Calculate the power and torque required to operate a vehicle under various loads.
  • Calculate braking and acceleration performance.
  • Calculate the dynamic stability of vehicles.
  • Calculate steering and suspension performance.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 4861MAE 5860

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10701MAE 4860  LEC 001

    • TRUpson Hall 142
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Callister, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To fulfill M.E. senior design requirement, enroll in MAE 4861.