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course introduction, data regression, benchmarking vehicles, transportation fuels Margaret Wooldridge Professor Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Auto 501 Integrated Vehicle Systems Design Fall 2010
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Welcome! • 42 off-campus students • 21 on-campus students • 1 graduate student instructor • 10 guest lecturers/area experts • 1 course instructor
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Welcome! Our participants represent 6 countries on 4 continents! Map source: Perry-Castañeda Map Collection at the Library of the Library of the University of Texas in Austin Fall 2010 students Previous Auto501 offerings Karnataka Sao Paulo Coahuila Germany Mexico City and Toluca Houston Warren, Milford, Flint, Pontiac, Troy, and more! Oshawa, Canada
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Introductions • Margaret Wooldridge • Course Instructor • Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Departments • Director of the Automotive Engineering Program • Co-director of the Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering Program • research expertise in combustion systems [email protected] • Mr. Mohammad Fatouraie ― Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) for AUTO501 ― Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering [email protected]
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Course objective • To examine the major systems and concepts related to the development of a vehicle in a global marketplace • The focus is on the process of design and on system interactions, i.e. the integration and application of engineering principles.
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General course description Major systems and topics of interest this semester: The Vehicle Design Process Vehicle Interior and Occupant Packaging Powertrain Ride and Handling Body Structure Electric Drive Trains and Batteries Electrical and Electronics Energy, Fuel Diversity and the Environment Thermal Issues Future Outlook Safety Lectures delivered by area experts and available online. The lectures will not be podcast due to intellectual property concerns.
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Graded course content 50% - Exercises (4 homework assignments throughout the semester) 25% - Midterm Exam 25% - Final Exam
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Course schedule (1/2)
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Course Schedule (2/2)
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CTools – our web portal Ctools.umich.edu Login and make sure you can access the AUTO501 website. Explore the features of the Auto501 Website Download the following documents: 1. The course syllabus (located in the Resources - Handouts folder) 2. The course schedule (located in the Resources – Handouts folder) 3. The homework procedures document (located in the Resources – Handouts folder) Office hours for Prof. Wooldridge are after class for on-campus students and Fridays 12:30-3:00 p.m. for on- and off-campus students. Office hours for Mr. Fatouraie are Mondays 15:30-17:00, Tuesdays 15:30- 17:00, Tuesdays 20:00-21:00 (online via CTools) We will use the CTools chat room, email and phone for off campus students.
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Reading Assignments • There is no required text book for this course.
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