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Automotive engineering 2 (3 cr)

Code: KC00CB97-3002

General information


25.09.2021 - 07.11.2021


25.10.2021 - 19.12.2021


3 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering


  • Roni Kuru
  • Ari Saunamäki

Student groups

  • AUTO20


Upon completion of the course student will know how to explain,
- the behaviour of steering-related issues in vehicles.
- the importance of the angles of the wheels on the vehicle's driving properties.
- matters related to the tyres and rims of vehicles.
- the impact of side-wind on vehicles
- axes stuctures,
- steering geometry of a motorcycle,
- be able to seek information on the subject.


- Angles of the wheels and pivoted axles and measurement of them
- Steering devices
- Tyres, rims, alignment
- Behaviour of vehicles in curves
- Properties of side-wind


- Field-related publications
- Lecturer's material

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, group work and independent work.

Student workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2: Student knows the basics of the knowledge objectives of the course.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4: Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course well.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5: Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice.

Assessment methods and criteria

An examination/other way and trainings: 50/50 - 70/30
The presence (min 50%) and hour activity affect a grade.


Automotive engineering 1