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inf336 - Application Area Automotive (Complete module description)
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Module label Application Area Automotive
Module code inf336
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Engineering of Socio-Technical Systems (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Engineering of Socio-Technical Systems (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Engineering of Socio-Technical Systems (Master) >
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Skills to be acquired in this module
This module introduces the application area Automotive.

Professional competences:
The students:
  • Discuss core-concepts of the transportation domain
  • Discuss different modes of transportation (focus on the automotive sector)
  • Discuss automated and connected driving (short introduction/overview)
  • Discuss human factors in the automotive sector
  • Discuss traffic infrastructure (focus on intersections)
  • Discuss basic principles in traffic management

Methodological competences:
The students:
  • Analyze vehicle systens
  • Analyze traffic infrastructure
  • Analyze cooperative vehicle/infrastructure systems
  • Analyze socio-technical systems

Social competences:
The students:
  • Work in teams
  • Discuss their outcomes appropriately

The students:
  • Acknowledge the limits of their ability to cope with pressure during the work on the topics of the module
Module contents
  • Core-concepts of the transportation domain
  • Modes of transportation (focus on the automotive sector)
  • Automated and connected driving (short introduction/overview)
  • Human factors in the automotive sector
  • Traffic infrastructure (focus on intersections)
  • Basic principles in traffic management
Reader's advisory
  • Maurer, M., Gerdes, J.C., Lenz, B., Winner, H. (Eds.) (2015). Autonomes Fahren (Technische, rechtliche und gesellschaftliche Aspekte), Springer (Open Access).
  • Braess, H.-H., Seiffert, U. (Eds.) (2012). Handbuch Kraftfahrzeugtechnik, Vieweg.
  • Tille, T. (2016). Automobil-Sensorik: Ausgewählte Sensorprinzipien und deren automobile Anwendung. Springer.
  • Treiber, M., Kesting, A. (2010). Verkehrsdynamik und -simulation (Daten, Modelle und Anwendungen der Verkehrsflussdynamik), Springer.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency once a year
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart Pflicht o. Wahlpflicht / compulsory or optioal
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Practical Work and oral Exam