Course syllabus NTA - New Trends in Automotive Industry (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: New Trends in Automotive Industry
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Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study:
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:
Description of the present state of automotive industry. (allowance 1/1)
New trends in active vehicle safety. (allowance 1/1)
New trends in passive vehicle safety. (allowance 1/1)
New materials used in vehicle design. (allowance 1/1)
Emissions and emission standards EURO, emission reduction possibilities. (allowance 1/1)
Fossil fuels, biofuels. (allowance 1/1)
7.Hybrid drives. (allowance 1/1)
Electromobiles. (allowance 1/1)
Fuel cells, hydrogen-power, solar cells. (allowance 1/1)
Driver assistance systems. (allowance 1/1)
Autonomous driving, autonomous vehicles. (allowance 1/1)
Car connectivity. (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 method
Daily attendance
Combined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures
12 h
0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
12 h
8 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)0 h4 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
18 h24 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work
4 h
4 h
     Composing of presentation
8 h
8 h
     Preparation for final test30 h36 h
84 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Term paper
10 %
10 %
20 %
20 %
Final test70 %70 %
100 %
100 %
Course completion:
Usual form
The final evaluation is composed of the following activities: submission of the course paper - Ishikawa's diagram (10%), student presentation on the given topic (20%), passing the final test (70%).

Combined form
The final evaluation is composed of the following activities: submission of the course paper - Ishikawa's diagram (10%), student presentation on the given topic (20%), passing the final test (70%).

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: Czech
KOVANDA, J. -- A KOLEKTIV AUTORŮ. Bezpečnostní aspekty návrhu dopravních prostředků. 1st ed. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2016. ISBN 978-80-01-05893-0.
HROMÁDKO, J. Speciální spalovací motory a alternativní pohony.: Komplexní přehled problematiky pro všechny typy technických automobilových škol. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4455-1.
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

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Teaching language:
Czech, English
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Josef Bradáč, Ph.D. on 02/07/2020.

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