315.732 Automotive Powertrains
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, UE, 3.0h, 4.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

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

  • apply modern design methods and Computer aided processes to the design of an engine assembly.
  • integrate components in a given design space with respect to functionality, weight and manufacturing.

Subject of course

Design of engine assemblies with CATIA

Teaching methods

Computer-aided design (CAD)

Analytical calculations

Plant visit engine assembly

Periodic feedback

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Due to the pandemic the format of the lecture may vary.


Content of the design lecture:

- Design cam contour

- Design cam train and cylinder head

- Mass compensation crank train

- Design crank train and housing



Course dates

Mon13:00 - 16:0003.10.2022Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Vorbesprechung UE KFZ-Antriebe
Tue08:30 - 11:0018.10.2022CAD-Labor Saal 3 Signum 1
Thu13:00 - 16:0027.10.2022CAD-Labor Saal 3 Signum 2
Thu13:00 - 16:0003.11.2022CAD-Labor Saal 3 Signum 3
Wed08:30 - 11:0009.11.2022CAD-Labor Saal 3 Signum 4

Examination modalities

Technical drawings assembly and component


Discussion work progress


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2022 08:00 30.09.2022 12:00

Registration modalities



Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


Ein Skriptum ist ca. 1 Woche vor Beginn der LVA im Sekretariat erhältlich.

Previous knowledge

1. B.Sc.

2. Lecture Fahrzeugantriebe Grundzüge, ideally advanced lecture on ICE

3. CATIA knowledge