Introduction to road vehicles. Modern internal combustion (IC) engine construction. Fuels and combustion. Thermodynamic analysis of IC engines. Advances in IC engines. Electronic fuel injection. Variable valve actuation. Turbocharging and supercharging. Advanced electronic control technology. Emission control. Engine characteristics and performance measurement. Engine trouble-diagnosis. Advanced automotive drive trains, braking, steering and suspension systems. Safety devices. Racing technology. Vehicle aerodynamics. Chassis engineering. Automobile mechanics.