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Car Transmission Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Car Transmission Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: FT53
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.
P241-0311, P242-0095
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.
3V (3 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: no
Language of instruction:
Oral examination

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

FT53 (P241-0311, P242-0095) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course
FT53 (P241-0311, P242-0095) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, optional course, course inactive since 27.07.2017
FT53 (P241-0311, P242-0095) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 6, optional course
FT53 (P241-0311, P242-0095) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, optional 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).
45 class hours (= 33.75 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 56.25 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT17 Automotive Engineering I
FT21 Vehicle Combustion Engines
FT22 Automotive Engineering II

[updated 27.07.2014]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Backes
Dipl.-Ing. Erik Wawra

[updated 05.03.2017]
Learning outcomes:
Students will receive an overview of transmission types, their components and their modes of operation. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to calculate and design gear ratios of individual gear pairs, planetary gear sets and entire drive trains and draw the corresponding Kutzbach diagrams. They will be familiar with the design of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), automatic and other transmissions and will be able to explain them.

[updated 30.09.2020]
Module content:
1. Drive concepts
2. Basics
3. Synchromesh transmissions
4. Kutzbach diagram
5. Dual clutch transmissions
6. Planetary gear set
7. Automatic transmission
8. Continuously variable transmissions (CVT)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminaristic lecture, presentation with video projector, lecture notes
Road test

[updated 30.09.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Self-made lecture notes

[updated 30.09.2020]
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