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Automotive Engineering with Integrated Student Project

Module name (EN): Automotive Engineering with Integrated Student Project
Degree programme: Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-9.F
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 10V (10 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 12
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
English/German
Assessment:
Graded project work
Curricular relevance:
MAM-9.F Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004, semester 9, mandatory course
Workload:
150 class hours (= 112.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 247.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended knowledge:
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, modules 7.3 and 8.F, or corresponding knowledge of modern modular construction techniques in the automotive industry

[updated 14.08.2012]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Seibert
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Seibert

[updated 06.09.2004]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will have acquired a detailed functional overview of vehicle systems based on the underlying physical and technical relationships. The lectures will also address the latest trends, some of which are not yet in volume production. The project work enables students to practice what they have learned and use their skills in a concrete project. Students will be able to develop automotive subsystems, systems and modules.

[updated 12.09.2004]
Module content:
A. Lectures:
1. Engine/transmission management, fuel-conservation strategies, innovative drive modules
2. Self-steering systems (dual track model), Electronic chassis and suspension control systems (ABS, DSC, ESP, electrically assisted steering, advanced ESP+ functions, controlled suspension and damping)
3. Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication (ACC+, cooperative driving, hazard warning)
4. Human-machine interface (HMI)
5. Development methods (vehicle simulation techniques, objective and subjective assessments of vehicle properties, responsibility of partners in the development process)
 
B. Project work
Implementation of knowledge and skills learned in real projects. Example projects:
- Standardized power measurement and fuel consumption measurement
- Measurement of in-engine processes / Cylinder-pressure measurement
- Pollutant conversion in a catalytic converter / Exhaust-gas measurement techniques
- Application of a software program for the computational prediction of combustion engines
- Measurement of running-resistance and motive force in order to create a tractive-force diagram.
- Measurement of self-steering behaviour in real vehicles
- Subjective assessment of vehicle characteristics
- Measuring the kinematic and elastokinematic chassis parameters

[updated 12.09.2004]
Teaching methods/Media:
Cloze worksheets with pictures and diagrams
Guidelines on carrying out project work

[updated 12.09.2004]
Recommended or required reading:
Automobiltechnische Zeitschrift (ATZ)
Motortechnische Zeitschrift (MTZ)

[updated 12.09.2004]
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