315.750 Automated driving and alternative vehicle technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 2.0EC

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to research subject-specific topics on the areas of driver assistance systems, automated driving, autonomous driving and alternative vehicle technology, to introduce them into a technical discussion and to write scientific papers.

The following topics are covered:

- Driver assistance systems, automated systems up to automated driving

- Advantages and challenges

- Sensors, object detection, computer system and actuators

- Artificial intelligence

- Development processes

- Examples of executed systems

- Energy sources, costs, availability, CO2 impact

- Energy sources and influence on vehicles and drive technology

- Alternative vehicle technology for individual mobility

- Alternative vehicle technology in industrial transportation

- Alternative vehicle technology in motorsport


Subject of course

Part 1: Automated driving

• Definitions

• Automated driving levels

• Advantages and challenges

• Legal situation

• Object detection, sensors, sensor fusion

• Decision logic, software structure

• Actuators

• Artificial intelligence

• Safety and security

• Over the air updates

• System comparisons

• Car, commercial vehicle and other applications  


Part 2: Alternative vehicle technology

• Trends in the automotive industry

• Overview of vehicle concepts

• Electrification

• Overview of energy storage systems

• BEV concepts

• Hybrid vehicles

• Voltage levels 48V, 400 / 1000V

• Charging solutions

• Hydrogen and fuel cell technology

• Alternative suspension and damping concepts

• Alternative braking concepts

• Active aerodynamics

• Materials

• Types of use and mobility services

• Networking

• Alternative vehicles for private transport and industry

• Sports cars and racing vehicles

Teaching methods

With the help of this lecture an overview of the different system variants for the automation of vehicles will be shown, the respective advantages and disadvantages of the variants will be shown and an insight into current and future alternative vehicle technology will be provided.

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
09:00 - 17:0015.04.2024 - 16.04.2024HS Atrium 1 Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik
Mon09:00 - 17:0022.04.2024HS Atrium 1 Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik
Automated driving and alternative vehicle technology - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon15.04.202409:00 - 17:00HS Atrium 1 Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik
Tue16.04.202409:00 - 17:00HS Atrium 1 Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik
Mon22.04.202409:00 - 17:00HS Atrium 1 Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik

Examination modalities

Written exam!

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

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!

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri08:00 - 10:0021.06.2024HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL written22.04.2024 08:00 - 19.06.2024 12:00TISSPrüfung "Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik" - 2. Termin SS2024
Fri08:00 - 10:0005.07.2024HS 18 Czuber - MB written15.05.2024 08:00 - 03.07.2024 12:00TISSPrüfung "Automatisiertes Fahren und Alternative Fahrzeugtechnik" - 3. Termin SS2024

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
08.01.2024 08:00 12.04.2024 12:00 12.04.2024 12:00

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 245 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 282 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
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

Literature

A script will be available shortly before the start of the lecture.

Language

German