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CAE and Modern Calculation Methods

Module name (EN): CAE and Modern Calculation Methods
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2021
Module code: FTM-CAE
SAP-Submodule-No.: P242-0105
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1U+1P (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
FTM-CAE (P242-0105) Automotive Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2021, semester 1, mandatory course
FTM-CAE (P242-0105) Automotive Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2023, semester 1, mandatory course
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 123.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert

[updated 31.05.2022]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have acquired theoretical and practical knowledge about modern simulation methods for the advance planning of the system behavior, function, structure, life cycle and sustainability of vehicle systems and their components.
They will be able to understand and master the use and handling of powerful 1D/3D CAE systems, as well as 3D printing, in particular the properties of process media and materials. In addition, they will be able to perform couplings of strength, flow, and thermal simulations.
Based on finite element methods and finite volume methods, in combination with statistical design of experiments (DOE), students will be able to evaluate development parameters and develop vehicle systems and their components to specification.

[updated 01.07.2021]
Module content:
 -  Specific algorithms and procedures when working with 1D and 3D CAE systems
 -  Methods for the design and additive manufacturing of complex individual parts and assemblies, as well as for the creation of digital twins based on individual part and assembly drawings
 -  CAE tools: kinematic simulation, installation simulation, parametric design, manufacturing simulation, temperature simulation, vibration behavior using digital twins
 -  Overview of modern calculation methods of finite elements and the finite volume method
 -  Introduction to the setup of a more system-technical design tool (Simcenter Amesim)
 -  Introduction to a commercial CFD/FEM code (ANSYS Workbench)
 -  Practical 3D flow simulation and structural analysis with ANSYS Workbench

[updated 01.07.2021]
Teaching methods/Media:
Team building through learning team coaching (LTC) methods; seminar-style, interactive course based on blended learning. Installation of the CAE tools at home and use in the PC-pool to create the digital twin. Work in the hands-on learning workshops. Worksheets and video tutorials. Online meetings using MS Teams.

[updated 01.07.2021]
Recommended or required reading:
 -  Huei-Huang Lee: Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 19; ISBN-13 978-1-63057-211-2
 -  Willi Bohl, Walter Wagner: Technische Strömungslehre; Vogel Verlag; ISBN 3-8023-0576-0
 -  Rolf Steinbuch: Finite Elemente Ein Einstieg; ISBN 3-540-63128-3
 -  Yunus A. Cengel, Afshin J. Ghajar: Heat and Mass Transfer Fundamentals & Applications; ISBN-13: 978-93-392-2319-9
 -  Berthold Noll; Numerische Strömungsmechanik Grundlagen; Springer Verlag; ISBN 3-540-56712-7
 -  Christof Gebhardt: Praxisbuch FEM mit ANSYS Workbench Einführung in die lineare und nichtlineare Mechanik; ISBN 978-3-446-42517-0
 -  Florian Kramer: Integrale Sicherheit von Kraftfahrzeugen; Springer Verlag; ISBN 978-3-8348-2608-4
 -  Qasim Shah: LS-DYNA für Einsteiger; AV Akademikverlag; ISBN 978-620-2-22602-8

[updated 01.07.2021]
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