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Basics of Brake Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Basics of Brake Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: MAB.
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: according to optional course list
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.

FT54 (P241-0300, P241-0305) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course
FT54 (P241-0300, P241-0305) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 6, optional course, course inactive since 27.07.2017
FT54 (P241-0300, P241-0305) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 6, optional course
FT54 (P241-0300, P241-0305) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, optional course
MAB. Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , optional course, specialisation
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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann

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Learning outcomes:
Students will receive an overview of brake designs, their components and functions. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to design and develop brake systems of vehicles. They will be familiar with the design of electronically controlled hydraulic brake systems (ABS, ASR and ESP) and the principles of their control algorithms. They will be able to understand, explain and technically evaluate these braking systems.

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Module content:
1.        The physics of braking
2.        Types of wheel brakes
3.        Brake actuation
4.        Brake force distribution
5.        Brake force control
6.        Electronically controlled braking and driving dynamics systems

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, presentation with video projector, lecture notes

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Recommended or required reading:
Self-made lecture notes
Breuer/Bill (Hrsg.): Bremsenhandbuch ISBN 3-528-03952-3

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