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Vehicle Testing

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Vehicle Testing
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: FT27
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P242-0040, P242-0041, P242-0042, P242-0043
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
6V+1P (7 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

FT27 (P242-0040, P242-0041, P242-0042, P242-0043) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, mandatory course
FT27 (P242-0040, P242-0041, P242-0042, P242-0043) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, mandatory course
FT27 (P242-0040, P242-0041, P242-0042, P242-0043) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 6, mandatory course
FT27 (P242-0040, P242-0041, P242-0042, P242-0043) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
105 class hours (= 78.75 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 281.25 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT08 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems
FT10 Applied Metrology
FT11 Fundamentals of Piston Engines, Pumps and Compressors
FT17 Automotive Engineering I
FT20 Electric Vehicle Drive Systems
FT22 Automotive Engineering II
FT33 Programming Techniques

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- carry out common vehicle tests such as performance and consumption measurements or chassis technology tests such as balancing and wheel alignment on internal combustion engine, electric or hybrid vehicles.
- define problem-oriented vehicle tests independently and carry them out in small groups under the guidance of the professors involved.
- document and evaluate test results.

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Module content:
In the context of the lecture, common and specifically defined vehicle tests from different vehicle modules will be presented: Drive train (incl. electric and hybrid), body and chassis (incl. brakes and steering) - introduction and detailed description // Objective, instrumented vehicle tests, as well as the subjective driving tests that are indispensable for passenger cars //
In the practical part of the course, vehicle tests will be carried out, evaluated, documented and assessed in small groups under the guidance of the participating professors. This will be documented in the students´ papers.  
Students´ experiences from previous lab tests will be of advantage here.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with materials (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
Seminaristic instruction in small groups for the lab exercises.

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Recommended or required reading:
Topic and semester-specific literature recommendations.

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