Automotive Transmissions Course code: 317103 | 8 ECTS credits

Basic information
Level of Studies: Master applied studies
Year of Study: 1
Semester: 1
Requirements:
Goal: Studying the construction and mechatronics of modern automatic transmissions with special emphasis on promising technical solutions that result in an increase in the effectiveness of the system.
Outcome: Students are trained to diagnose fails and maintain all kinds of automatic transmissions by acquiring basic knowledge in the field of research, design and development of mechatronics systems.
Contents of the course
Theoretical instruction:
  1. Basic concepts of automatic transmissions
  2. Ideal traction hyperbola
  3. The role and job of transmission in motor vehicles
  4. Planetary gearboxes
  5. Friction transmissions
  6. Hydrostatic transmissions
  7. Hydrodynamic power transmissions
  8. Hydrodynamic mechanical transmissions
  9. Electro-hydraulic control systems
  10. Characteristic solutions of automatic gearboxes
  11. Application of automatic transmissions on hybrid vehicles
  12. Automation of synchronized gear transmissions
  13. Development of control algorithms – primitive artificial intelligence
  14. Controlling automatic transmissions using fuzzy logic
  15. The future of automatic gearboxes within the development and implementation of information and expert systems
Practical instruction (Problem solving sessions/Lab work/Practical training):
  1. Follows the theory.
Textbooks and References
  1. Živanović Z., Janićijević N., Automatske transmisije motornih vozila, Beograd, 2000.
  2. Janković D., Motorna vozila – Teorija i konstrukcija, prvo izdanje,Mašinski fakultet Beograd, 1993.
  3. Stefanović A., Drumska vozila – Osnovi konstrukcije, Mašinski fakultet Niš, 2010.
  4. Naunheimer, H., Bertsche, B., Ryborz, J., Novak, W. Automotive Transmissions – Fundamentals, Selection, Design and Application (second edition), Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 2011.
  5. Bauer, H., Electronic Transmission Control ETC, Stuttgart, Robert Bosch GmbH, 2004.
Number of active classes (weekly)
Lectures: 3
Practical classes: 3
Other types of classes: 0
Grading (maximum number of points: 100)
Pre-exam obligations
Points
activities during lectures
10
activities on practial excersises
20
seminary work
0
colloquium
30
Final exam
Points
Written exam
20
Oral exam
20