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Automotive Engineering II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Automotive Engineering II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: FT22
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.
P242-0039, P242-0099
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+1U+1P (4 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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 min.)

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

FT22 (P242-0039, P242-0099) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 4, mandatory course
FT22 (P242-0039, P242-0099) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 4, mandatory course
FT22 (P242-0039, P242-0099) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 4, mandatory course
FT22 (P242-0039, P242-0099) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 4, 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).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT17 Automotive Engineering I

[updated 20.04.2023]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
FT27 Vehicle Testing
FT61 Truck Engineering

[updated 18.02.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the function, design, calculation and layout of vehicle systems for lateral and vertical dynamics (chassis, steering and braking systems) and their interaction in the overall vehicle based on the current state of the art.
 This also includes the different model assumptions for vehicle dynamics.
Students will be able to:
- understand the technical-physical relationships inherent in the way that vehicle systems function and the consequences for lateral and vertical dynamics.
- deal with questions regarding technical changes to vehicle systems
- implement solutions in practice.

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Module content:
Chassis and steering systems: Motion behavior of vehicles, unicycle model, tire behavior, single-track model, non-linear sprung and damped four-wheeler model, self-steering behavior, lateral and vertical dynamics, wheel suspension, steering systems, suspension and damping, kinematics and elastokinematics, driving comfort, driving dynamics control systems. Computing different driving maneuvers with regard to side slip and yaw angles. Tire characteristics and force transmission behavior for lateral and vertical dynamics.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with exercises, integrated simulations and laboratory experiments. Lecture notes and comprehensive literature with all diagrams. Various simulation software tools (Excel, Carmaker) for students to perform their own simulation calculations with model variants; exercises for lectures, exam examples.

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Recommended or required reading:
# Bosch (Hrsg.): Kraftfahrzeugtechnisches Taschenbuch; Dietsche, Reif, Springer Vieweg, 2018
# Braess, Hans-Hermann(Hrsg.): Handbuch Kraftfahrzeugtechnik, Springer Vieweg, 2013
# Jörnsen Reimpell / Jürgen Betzler:  Fahrwerktechnik; Grundlagen, Vogel-Verlag, 2005
# Jörnsen Reimpell:  Fahrwerktechnik; Radaufhängungen
# Jörnsen Reimpell:  Fahrwerktechnik: Reifen
# Breuer/Bill: Bremsenhandbuch, Springer Vieweg, 2017
# Zürl, Karl-Heinz: Modern English for the Automotive Industry, Carl Hanser Verlag, 2005
# Automobiltechnische Zeitschrift (ATZ)

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