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 104
Number of credits 8
Type of termination Exam
Form Lectures + exercises
Lecturers Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ing. Pulung Nurprasetio

The course aims to provide fundamental knowledge of the dynamics of ground vehicles comprising propulsion/braking performance, handling and ride aspects. Any vehicle is considered to be a system, composed of modular components. The course will provide knowledge for predicting the vehicle response to various driver and environmental inputs.


Briefly, the modules of this course are: Railway vehicles: contact between wheel and rail, sine motion, bogie, car structure, and connecting elements, primary and secondary suspensions, traction force, traction curve (traction force versus velocity diagram), rolling resistance, vibration. Automotive or ground vehicles: tire characteristics, ride and handling, performance, suspension design, transmission, body and structure design.

Study materials

  1. Gillespie, T. D., Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, SAE, 1992
  2. Reimpell, J., and Stoll, H., The Automotive Chassis: Engineering Principles, SAE, 1996
  3. Dixon, J.C., The Shock Absorber Handbook, SAE, 1999
  4. Riley, R.Q., Automobile Ride, Handling, and Suspension Design, R.Q. Riley Enterprises, 1999

Czech Technical University in Prague

Technicka 4
16607 Prague 6
Czech republic

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


ITB – Institut Teknologi Bandung
Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jl. Ganesa 10
40132 Bandung

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


TU Chemnitz
Technische Universität Chemnitz Fakultät für Maschinenbau

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

Phone: +49 371 531 31079
Fax: +49 371 531 831079


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

Ruitenberglaan 29
NL-6802 CC Arnhem
The Netherlands

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


ENSTA Bretagne
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées Bretagne

2, rue Francois Verny
F-29806 Brest Cedex 9

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


CTU in Prague
Coordinator of MAE

Gabriela Achtenová

IT Bandung | Head of Mechanical
Design Research Group

Andi Isra Mahyuddin

TU Chemnitz
Coordinator of MAE

Diana Lohse

HAN in Arnhem
Masters program manager

Kea Bouwman

ENSTA Bretagne
Coordinator of MAE

Yann Marco