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Gas-Powered Automobiles

Module name (EN): Gas-Powered Automobiles
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT58
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Oral examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
FT58 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, optional course
FT58 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 6, optional course, course inactive since 27.07.2017
FT58 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 6, optional course
FT58 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, optional course
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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