Automobile engineering is the one of the stream of mechanical engineering. It deals with the various types of automobiles, their mechanism of transmission systems and its applications. Automobiles are the different types of vehicles used for transportation of passengers, goods, etc. Basically all the types of vehicles works on the principle of internal combustion processes or some times the engines are called as internal combustion engines. Different types of fuels are burnt inside the cylinder at higher temperature to get the transmission motion in the vehicles. Most of the automobiles are internal combustion engines vehicles only. Therefore, every mechanical and automobile engineers should have the knowledge of automobile engineering its mechanism and its various applications.
After studying this unit, you should be able to
- define automobile engineering,
- classify the vehicles,
- list the various components of automobile, and
- describes the function of components of automobile.