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

2023S, VO, 1.5h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form
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  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to gain a much deeper knowledge of vehicle drive technology - beyond the fundamentals of the lecture - in particular of the still dominant combustion engine, but also of alternative drive systems.

Subject of course

Based on the lecture "Automotive Powertrains" the following topics will be discussed: exhaust emissions, mixture formation and distribution, carburation, ignition system of the SI-engine, mechanics, thermodynamics, fuel and lubrication, cooling, operating supplies, examples of completed motors, future automotive motors.

Teaching methods

Oral frontal presentation with the help of slides (PowerPoint), a script for download and various visual objects as hardware. These will be given to the students. In addition, video and animations are used.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Pandemiebedingt kann das Format der Abhaltung der LVA abweichen.

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



Course dates

Mon13:00 - 16:0022.05.2023Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Vorlesung
Tue09:00 - 10:3020.06.2023 Besprechungsraum des Institutes - BA 10. StockFragestunde
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Covid-regulations apply until further notice regarding exams!


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

If you are between the grades 1 and 2 or 4 and 5 after the written exam, there is the possibility of an additional oral exam, on the 2nd Friday following the exam at 10 a.m.

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
Fri08:00 - 10:0023.06.2023HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL written01.05.2023 08:00 - 21.06.2023 12:00TISSPrüfung "KFZ-Antriebe Vertiefung" - 1. Termin SS2023
Fri08:00 - 10:0007.07.2023HS 18 Czuber - MB written22.05.2023 08:00 - 05.07.2023 12:00TISSPrüfung "KFZ-Antriebe Vertiefung" - 2. Termin SS2023

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
09.01.2023 08:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Elective
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Elective


Scripts and exam questions (in German!) for registered users only.