Special Purpose Vehicles (2180203)   Old Code : 180203

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction
Classification of Special Purpose Vehicles, wheel type & track type, applications.
4
10 %
2
Principles and design considerations
Study of working principles and design considerations of different systems involved such as power system, transmission, final drive, lubrication, electrical, braking, steering, pneumatic & hydraulic control circuits
9
22 %
3
Constructional working features and instrumentation
Study of different types of earth moving machinery such as rippers, Scrapers and shovels, Loaders , Excavators, Dumpers, Bulldozers, Fork Lift, JCB and Road rollers.
10
22 %
4
Tractors:
Classification of tractors-lay out of wheeled tractor- power transmission system- steering system- accessories of wheeled tractors- hydraulic control system- power take off unit.
6
12 %
5
Mobile Cranes:
Basic characteristics of truck cranes, stability and design features, control systems and safety devices.
6
12 %
6
Special purpose vehicles:
Features of Oil tankers- Articulated vehicles, working -features of Ambulance, fire extinguishing vehicle and Tipper-working of Hover craft.
6
12 %
7
Ergonomic applications
Human factors in special purpose vehicle design with reference to comfort, convenience and safety, effects of noise, vibration and thermal stresses on human performance. Economics of special purpose vehicle utilization.
4
10 %