Automotive Engineering

Introduction to Automotive Engineering

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

History of street vehicles. Legal requirements and testing of street vehicles. Types of vehicle. Development process of a series vehicle. Construction of vehicles: body and frame, drivetrain, chassis, passanger compartment, auxilliary systems. Handling.

Learning outcomes

Presentation of the development of street vehicles.
Introduction to current vehicle types and all the varieties of street vehicle. Acquisition of knowledge relating to economic and social background of series vehicles.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Literature: Fachkunde Kraftfahrzeugtechnik, Europa Lehrmittel

Mode of delivery

Intergrated course: lectures and analysis of vehicles in the workshop

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam