315.059 Future Drive Concepts
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 1.0h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form
This course is evaluated following the new mode. Learn more

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • analyse future global boundary conditions for automobiles and powertrains respectively
  • derive future powertrains according to future global requirements
  • analyse emissions and energy consumption of future vehicle and powertrain concepts
  • analyse ecological and economical impacts of actual and future energy sources
  • define future powertrain concepts under consideration of new energy sources

Subject of course

  • environment and boundary conditions for future automobiles and powertrain
  • alternative powertrain concepts
  • evaluation and analysis of these concepts - next steps

Teaching methods

  • classical lecture (presentation)
  • open discussion of future requirements for automobiles and powertrains
  • presentation of concepts in the market and regulatory environment
  • discussion of case studies

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

PLEASE NOTE: All exams at our institute are to be taken in GERMAN!

Exams to this course take place (in writing) at the institute's monthly exam dates (the dates can be seen on our homepage www.ifa.tuwien.ac.at or on the TISS page of lecture 315.282 "KFZ-Technik", all dates given there are potential exam dates for this course). The course will not be examined every single month, but - depending on demand and space in the lecture hall - as often as possible! Registrations are only possible for the next possible exam date!

Exam registrations and de-registrations take place in TISS (if an exam date has already been posted). If there is no exam date visible in TISS, please send an e-mail to info@ifa.tuwien.ac.at, specifying the course, your matriculation number and your study code.

As all our written exams take place in parallel, registration for only one exam is permitted per exam date! Multiple registrations will not be tolerated! Failure to turn up to an exam to which the student has registered will result in an 8-week ban on the exam (in accordance with section 18a of the Statute on Study Law)! De-registrations after the registration deadline will not be considered!


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri11:30 - 12:3031.07.2020GM 1 Audi. Max. written24.06.2020 08:00 - 28.07.2020 12:00TISSPrüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2020 08:00 11.05.2020 12:00 11.05.2020 12:00



For registered students the script is available on TISS.