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Automotive Engineering

Module name (EN): Automotive Engineering
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E416
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination
Curricular relevance:
E416 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 4, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Seibert

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will have acquired a basic appreciation of automotive engineering. Students will learn how a vehicle functions and how vehicle communications systems combine to achieve specific driving characteristics. They will have a basic understanding of key automotive subsystems: brakes, chassis and vehicle dynamics, and will be able to assess special functions such as ABS, ASR or ESP from an electrical engineering perspective.

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Module content:
1.Chassis function
2.Vehicle dynamics
3.Friction coefficients (linear and lateral acceleration)
4.Brakes: electronic braking systems (ABS, ESP, ASR)
5.On-board communications networks (general purpose)
6.CAN Bus (diagnostics, infotainment, drive system, combination (control unit))
7.High-speed real-time bus (FlexRay)
8.Sub-bus (LIN)
9.Wireless (Bluetooth)
10.Driver assistance systems (adaptive course control, park distance control,  
   crash sensing (airbag..), blind spot detection, lane keeping, Rain sensor,  
   light sensor,infotainment (navigation systems, phone, HMI)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Video projector, blackboard

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Recommended or required reading:
Accompanying lecture notes

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