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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IME 1220 - Automobile in Society


Applications of principles of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology applied to the automobile. Topics included are: Occupant Protections, Vehicle Control, Physical Strength and Durability of Drivers, Power Production, Global Warming, Power Transmission, Energy Storage and Retrieval, Air Pollution, Use and Re-use of Natural Resources, Choices dealing with Vehicle Selection, Purchase Options, Insurance, Productivity, Maintenance, Societal Consequences and a history of the industry’s record of successes and failures.

Credits: 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)



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