Fahrzeugtechnik und Transport M.Sc.

Please note: This degree programme is taught in German only. For the English taught master have a look here.

The goal of this course of study of the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is the broad training of mechanical engineers, who may be employed in all technical fields in the industry in research and development as well as in production and distribution. Combined, the Bachelor and Master courses of study form the successor of the Diploma program in Mechanical Engineering.


Overview of study course topics and credit points

Study course topicsCredit Points
Overall compulsory courses 23
Compulsory courses according to specialisation 21 – 24
Mandatory elective courses 13 – 16
Master thesis (22 weeks) 30
  90

Basic Information

Standard Period of Studies: 3 semesters
ECTS Credits: 90
Language: german
examination regulation


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Further information on Automotive Engineering and Transport M.Sc. course at RWTH Aachen University website.


Course Guidance

Consultation hours with Dr.-Ing. Bruno Gnörich
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Overview modules / Curriculum plan

as on: 11.03.2015

All classes held by ika are linked to the respective information on Campus.

Compulsory Subjects
Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Electrical Drives and Energy Storage Systems Hameyer 2 1 5
Fundamentals of Fluid Power Murrenhoff 2 2 6
Processes and Principles for Lightweight Design Reimerdes/Feldhusen 2 2 6
Internal Combustion Engines I Pischinger 2 2 6
Pflichtbereich Vertiefung I
Straßenfahrzeugtechnik
Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Alternative Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein/Pischinger 2 1 5
Automotive Engineering III
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 1 5
Fundamentals of Dynamics of Machines and Structural Dynamics Corves 2 2 6
Structural Design of Motor Vehicles
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 1 5
Pflichtbereich Vertiefung II
Schienenfahrzeugtechnik
Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Components of Rail Vehicles - Undercarriages, Braking Systems, Couplings Dellmann 2 2 6
Electrical Railways, Linear Drives and Magnetic Levitation Hameyer 2 1 5
Vibration Techology of Rail Vehicles Dellmann 2 2 6
Dynamics of Track Guiding Dellmann 2 2 6
Pflichtbereich Vertiefung III
Fördertechnik
Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Fundamentals of Dynamics of Machines and Structural Dynamics Corves 2 2 6
Material Flow Technology Dellmann 2 2 6
Continuous Conveyors Dellmann 2 2 6
Discontinuous Conveyors Dellmann 2 2 6
Compulsory-elective Subjects
Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Agile Management in Technological and Organisational Contexts Richter/Tummel 2 2 5
Agricultural Engineering
Module descriptionInformation
Brunnert/Schulze-Lammers 3 - 4
Applications of Laser Technology Poprawe/Hengesbach/Weitenberg 2 2 6
Mechanism Design Corves 2 2 6
Multi Body Dynamics Corves 2 2 6
Diagnosis and Safety Considerations of Contemporary and Future Vehicle Systems
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Eckstein 2 1 4
Dynamics and Efficiency of Heavy Duty Power Trains Jacobs 2 2 6
Railway Signalling N.N. 1 1 3
Electromechanic Motion Technology Corves 2 2 5
Ergonomics and Human-Machine Systems Schlick 2 1 3
Transportation Design – Fundamentals and Industrial Practice Fügener 2 0 2
Vehicle and Wind Turbine Aerodynamics Schröder 3 1 5
Manufacturing Technology I Klocke 2 1 4
Foundations of Finite Element Methods Itskov 2 2 5
Joining Technology IV – Adhesive Bonding Reisgen 2 2 6
Fundamentals and Design of Optical Systems Loosen 2 2 6
Fundamentals and Technology of Fuel Cells and Hydrogene Stolten 2 2 5
Brazing and Soldering Technology Bobzin 2 2 6
Industrial Logistics Schuh/Stich 2 1 5
Industrielle Montagesysteme Schmitt 2 2 6
Industrial Development Process for Passenger Car Drivelines
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Eckstein/Schulte 2 2 5
Industrial Development of Commercial Vehicles
ModulbeschreibungInformationen
Eckstein/Baake 2 1 5
Design of Fluid Power Components Murrenhoff/Kunze 1 1 3
Vehicle Acoustics
Module descriptionInformation
Biermann 2 2 5
Automotive Engineering – Practical Course
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 0 4 6
Motorbikes
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 1 4
Plastics in Automotive Application
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Hopmann/Eckstein 2 2 4
Plastics Processing I Hopmann 2 1 4
Rail Vehicles Laboratory Dellmann 0 2 3
Laser Measurement Technology Noll 2 2 6
Machine Acoustics and Dynamic Causes Schelenz 2 2 6
Assembly and Comissioning of Vehicles Müller R. 2 1 5
Production Management I Schuh 2 1 4
Quality Management Schmitt 2 2 6
Measurement of Vibration and Strain Corves 2 2 6
Servohydraulics – Closed Loop Controlled Hydraulic Drives Murrenhoff/Stammen 2 2 6
Simulation of Discrete Event Systems Schlick 2 2 6
Simulation of Fluid Power Systems Murrenhoff/Stammen 2 2 6
Strategies in the Automotive Industry
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Eckstein 2 1 4
Automotive System Evaluation
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Eckstein 2 1 5
System Ergonomics Flemisch 2 2 6
Planning of Technical Investments Schuh 1 3 6
Tribology Jacobs 2 2 6
Cause Analysis of Motor Vehicle Accidents Eckstein/Möhler 2 1 5
Internal Combustion Engines II Pischinger 2 2 6
Technologies of Surface Engineering Bobzin 2 2 6
Wind Power Pischinger/Schröder/Schelenz 2 1 5

Module aus dem Pflicht- und Wahlpflichtbereich des Berufsfeldes Verkehrstechnik-Fahrzeugtechnik des Bachelorstudiengangs Maschinenbau

Automotive Engineering I – Longitudinal Dynamics*
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 2 6
Automotive Engineering II – Vertical and Lateral Dynamics*
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 2 6
Fluid Technology for Mobile Applications
Module descriptionInformation
Murrenhoff/Eckstein 2 2 5
Materials Handling Technology Dellmann 2 2 5
Joining Technology I – Basic Course Reisgen 2 2 6
Fundamentals of Rail Vehicles** Dellmann 2 2 6
Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals Pischinger 2 1 4
Engineering Design I Feldhusen 2 3 6
Dynamics of Machines for Rigid Bodies Corves 2 2 6
Mechatronics in Automotive Engineering
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein/Dellmann 2 2 6

Module aus dem Pflichtbereich der jeweils anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen des Masterstudiengangs Fahrzeugtechnik und Transport

Alternative Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein/Pischinger 2 1 5
Components of Rail Vehicles – Undercarriages, Braking Systems, Couplings Dellmann 2 2 6
Electrical Railways, Linear Drives and Magnetic Levitation Hameyer 2 1 5
Automotive Engineering III
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 1 5
Fundamentals of Dynamics of Machines and Structural Dynamics Corves 2 2 6
Material Flow Technology Dellmann 2 2 6
Vibration Techology of Rail Vehicles Dellmann 2 2 6
Dynamics of Track Guiding Dellmann 2 2 6
Continuous Conveyors Dellmann 2 2 6
Structural Design of Motor Vehicles
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 1 5
Discontinuous Conveyors Dellmann 2 2 6


Errors and omissions excepted.
Valid from release of 4th ÄÖ (PO 2011)

L: Lecture
P/L: Practice/Lab
CP: Creditpoints

* Backlog demand within the elective modules for specification "I – Street Vehicle Engineering", if this module was not already taken during previous study courses

** Backlog demand within the elective modules for specification "II – Rail Vehicle Engineering", if this module was not already taken during previous study courses

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