Open to students
of all nationalities having a bachelor degree

  • mechanical
  • transport
  • electro

Unique in Europe
two years master studies

  • high level of technical studies

 

  • combined with language studies

International cooperation
of six renowned universities

  • CTU in Prague
  • HAN
  • ENSTA Bretagne

 

  • ITB Bandung
  • TU Chemnitz
  • IFP Paris

 

Double degree
from two countries

  • depending on chosen universities and specialisations

 

  • Study stay in at least 2 countries

Eight specialisations
offered in the second year of study

  • Advanced Powertrains
  • Design of Vehicles
  • Alternative Powertrains
  • Modelisation and Computation

Eight specialisations
offered in the second year of study

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Powertrains
  • Engines and Fuels

Vehicle Dynamics

Type Compulsory
Semester Summer
Contact hours 78 (4 + 2)
Number of credits 6
Type of termination Assessment + Exam
Form Lectures + exercises
Lecturers Prof. Dr. Ing. Michael Valášek
Doc. Dr. Ing. Zbyněk Šika
Prof. Dr. Ing. Joop Pauwelussen + Dr. Ing. Saskia Monsma  
Anotation  

TARGET
The course ‘Vehicle Dynamics’ is aimed at gaining a basic understanding about vehicle horizontal and vertical performance. It offers a good balance between fundamentals and practical aspects of vehicle horizontal and vertical performance in relationship to its suspension components including tyres. With this basis, students will learn how to set up equations of motion and derive fundamental mathematical models to understand and experiment the basic phenomena of Vehicle Dynamics.

CONTENT

  • Introduction into the theory of dynamic systems
  • Forces acting between road and wheel
  • Basics of longitudinal dynamics
  • Basics of vertical dynamics
  • Basics of lateral dynamics
  • Wheel- and axle kinematics
  • Modelling of vehicle components: tyres, springs, dampers
  • Criteria of good handling performance
  • Criteria of ride comfort
  • Controlled subsystems of vehicle dynamics: suspension, braking, lateral stability

 Study materials

  1. Lecturing material and hand-outs
  2. Genta, G.: Motor Vehicle Dynamics, World Scientific, Singapore 1997 (basic textbook)

CTU
Czech Technical University in Prague

Address
Technicka 4
16607 Prague 6
Czech republic

Phone: +420 224 352 499
Fax: +420 224 352 500


E-mail: gabriela.achtenova@fs.cvut.cz

ITB – Institut Teknologi Bandung
Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Address
Jl. Ganesa 10
40132 Bandung
Indonesia

Phone: +62-22-2504243
Fax: +62-22-2534099


E-mail: aim@ftmd.itb.ac.id

TU Chemnitz
Technische Universität Chemnitz Fakultät für Maschinenbau

Address
Reichenhainerstr. 70, A016
D-09126 Chemnitz
Deutschland (Germany)

Phone: +49 (0) 371/531 - 33794
Fax: +49 (0) 371/531 - 833794


E-mail: diana.lohse@mb.tu-chemnitz.de

HAN – Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen
Institut of Automotive Engineering and Management

Address
Ruitenberglaan 29
NL-6802 CC Arnhem
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)6 55 20 88 19
Phone: +31 (0)26 365 82 15
Fax:


E-mail: Kea.Bouwman@han.nl
E-mail: george.witjes@han.nl

ENSTA Bretagne
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne

Address
2, rue Francois Verny
F-29806 Brest Cedex 9
France

Phone: +33 (0)2 98 34 89 11
Fax: +33 (0)2 98 34 88 00


E-mail: yann.marco@ensta-bretagne.fr
E-mail: eliane.fonseca@ensta-bretagne.fr

CTU in Prague
Coordinator of MAE

Gabriela Achtenová
gabriela.achtenova@fs.cvut.cz

IT Bandung | Head of Mechanical
Design Research Group

Andi Isra Mahyuddin
aim@ftmd.itb.ac.id

TU Chemnitz
Coordinator of MAE

Diana Lohse
diana.lohse@mb.tu-chemnitz.de

HAN in Arnhem
Masters program manager

Kea Bouwman
Kea.Bouwman@han.nl

ENSTA Bretagne
Coordinator of MAE

Yann Marco
yann.marco@ensta-bretagne.fr