Course syllabus NTA - New Trends in Automotive Industry (ŠAVŠ - WS 2018/2019)

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Course title: New Trends in Automotive Industry
Semester: WS 2018/2019
Course supervisor: Ing. Josef Bradáč, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Time allowance: full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
Give basic information about the newest trends and technologies used in automotive industry. Special attention will be dedicated to fields such as safety, ecology, ergonomics, alternative fuels, automatics and robotics.
Course methods: Using of PowerPoint presentations, special studies, videos and practical illustrations, working in groups.
Course content:
1.Description of the present state of automotive industry. (allowance 1/1)
2.New trends in active vehicle safety. (allowance 1/1)
3.New trends in passive vehicle safety. (allowance 1/1)
4.New materials used in vehicle design. (allowance 1/1)
5.Emissions and emission standards EURO, emission reduction possibilities. (allowance 1/1)
6.Fossil fuels, biofuels. (allowance 1/1)
7.Hybrid drives and electromobiles. (allowance 1/1)
8.Fuel cells, hydrogen-power, solar cells. (allowance 1/1)
9.New trends in ergonomics, driver ergonomics. (allowance 1/1)
10.Driver assistance systems. (allowance 1/1)
11.Numerical simulations, finite element method. (allowance 1/1)
12.Numerical simulations used in car prototyping. (allowance 1/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
-Will define the new trends in vehicle safety and the reduction of automobile emissions
-Will explain the principle of assistance systems, autonomous vehicles and car conectivity
-Will specify the individual types of alternative fuels and interpret their advantages and disadvantages

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials12 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation14 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work14 h
     Composing of presentation14 h
     Preparation for final test18 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Term paper20 %
Presentation20 %
Final test60 %
Total100 %
Course completion:
Usual form
The final evaluation is composed of the following activities: submission of the course paper - Ishikawa's diagram (20%), student presentation on the given topic(20%), passing the final test (60%).

Combined form
The final evaluation is composed of the following activities: submission of the course paper - Ishikawa's diagram (20%), student presentation on the given topic(20%), passing the final test (60%).

Final evaluation
100% - 90% passed, mark 1
89% - 75% passed, mark 2
74% - 60% passed, mark 3
59% - 0% faild, mark N
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Teaching support for distant study form.

Supporting teaching materials for distant study form.

Consultations of individual topics, cource papers and presentation. Tuitions with the tutors by means of the university e-mails, personally during the particular time, or after previous agreement.
Reading list:
Language of instruction: English
DAVIES, G. Materials for Automobile Bodies. 2nd ed. Oxford: Elsevier, 2012. ISBN 978-0-08-096979-4.

Podkladové materiály k přednáškám a seminářům/Materials distributed for seminars and lectures

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Josef Bradáč, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: English
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Lucie Bydžovská on 05/18/2018.

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