Vehicle and Engine Construction – Chassis, Frame and Body Construction, Engine Types, Construction Details and multi-cylinder engines, Valve Arrangements, Valve Drives, Engine Cooling and Lubrication, Air Supply System, Carburetors, Electronic Fuel Injection Systems, Exhaust Systems Power Drive Line: Clutch – Types and Construction, Fluid Coupling, Transmissions – Manual, Semi and Automotive Transmission, Continuously Variable Transmission, Overdrives, Torque Converter, Propeller Shaft, Differential and Axles, Front and All Wheel Drive Vehicles
Running Systems: Steering Geometry and Types, Steering Linkages, Power and Power Assisted Steering, Types of Front Axle, Suspension Systems, Suspension Design Consideration Active Suspension, Braking Systems – Hydraulic, Pneumatic Brakes and Power Brakes, Anti-Lock Brake system – Wheels and Tyres, Electrical and Electronic Systems: Electrical Systems – Storage, Charging, Starting and Ignition and Lighting Systems.
Electronic Controls for Engine and Vehicle Body, Electronic Dashboard Instruments, Electronic and Computer Controlled Transmissions, Intelligent Transportation Systems. On-board diagnosis system, Safety and Security systems.
Future Automobiles: Automobile Air Pollution, Pollution Control Norms, Alternate Power Units for Automobiles – Use of Natural Gas, LPG and Hydrogen in Automobiles as Fuels, Fuel Cells, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles