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Gas-Powered Automobiles

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Gas-Powered Automobiles
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT58
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.
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.
2V (2 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.

FT58 (P241-0303) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course
FT58 (P241-0303) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, optional course, course inactive since 27.07.2017
FT58 (P241-0303) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 6, optional course
FT58 (P241-0303) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, optional course, course inactive since 27.02.2023
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).
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.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will understand the operating process of gas engines for vehicles.
They will be familiar with the constructive design, application-oriented design, testing and application of gas-powered vehicles.
Handling gas-powered vehicles and their components with regard to:

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Module content:
- Fuel systems, Gas injection, Intake manifold
- Fuel systems, LPG liquid injection, Intake manifold
- Fuel systems: DI liquid injection
- Engine use
- Future gas systems

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with final presentation by participants
Lecture: Detailed technical descriptions and other documents, system descriptions

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Recommended or required reading:
Dingel: Gasfahrzeuge; Carle: Erdgasfahrzeuge und ihr Beitrag zu einer CO2-Reduktion im Personenverkehr

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