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Vehicle Testing

Module name (EN): Vehicle Testing
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: FT27
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 6V+1P (7 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 12
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
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105 class hours (= 78.75 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 281.25 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
FT08 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems
FT10 Applied Metrology
FT11 Fundamentals of Piston Engines, Pumps and Compressors
FT17 Automotive Engineering I
FT20 Electric Vehicle Drive Systems
FT33 Programming Techniques

[updated 18.12.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoffmann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Tiemann

[updated 05.03.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will:
- carry out common vehicle tests such as performance and consumption measurements or chassis technology tests such as balancing and wheel alignment on internal combustion engine, electric or hybrid vehicles.
- define problem-oriented vehicle tests independently and carry them out in small groups under the guidance of the professors involved.
- document and evaluate test results.

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Module content:
In the context of the lecture, common and specifically defined vehicle tests from different vehicle modules will be presented: Drive train (incl. electric and hybrid), body and chassis (incl. brakes and steering) - introduction and detailed description // Objective, instrumented vehicle tests, as well as the subjective driving tests that are indispensable for passenger cars //
In the practical part of the course, vehicle tests will be carried out, evaluated, documented and assessed in small groups under the guidance of the participating professors. This will be documented in the students´ papers.  
Students´ experiences from previous lab tests will be of advantage here.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with materials (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
Seminaristic instruction in small groups for the lab exercises.

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Recommended or required reading:
Topic and semester-specific literature recommendations.

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