Trends und Entwicklungen in der Fahrzeugtechnik


Lecturer (assistant)
  • Frank Diermeyer [L]
  • Peter Tropschuh
Duration2 SWS
TermWintersemester 2021/22
Language of instructionGerman
Position within curriculaSee TUMonline
DatesSee TUMonline

Admission information


The lecture intends to give a vision of the near and longterm future of selected automotive areas from the viewpoint of the automotive industry. Future scenarios will be derived based on technical background, actual facts and figures: • Global future car and traffic scenarios taking into account cultural, regional, social and demographic factors • Development trends in car electronics • Trends in design, body structure and moduls as well as the use of virtual methods in development and production • Future developments in the area of power train and wheels - discussion about the CO2 challenge • Improvement of driving safety through technologies such as Dynamic Drive, X-by-Wire, AFS etc • Safety and accident prevention: driver assist and car-to-car communication • Environmental effects of producing, using and recycling of cars, current improvements and future optimizations • Current topic: an automotive topic from the current public discussion will be selected

Teaching and learning methods

The lecture was initially planned as a face-to-face event for winter semester 21/22. However, due to the Corona situation, it was decided to offer the lecture digitally again. All documents and recordings of the lecture can be found in the Moodle course.


Written examination (60 minutes)