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ES4A7 - Design for Vehicle Comfort

  • Module code: ES4A7
  • Module name: Design for Vehicle Comfort
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module, which builds on the third year module Design for Safety and Comfort 1 and will draw on the close links that WMG has with the automotive industry to deliver a key automotive specific module that couples theory with manufacturability issues.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Analyse and model the behaviour of automobile systems with respect to the safety of occupants and other road users; Analyse and model the behaviour of automobile systems with respect to the comfort of occupants and other road users; Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the legislative, social and environmental factors relevant to safety and comfort in automobiles; Recognize the future direction of the Design of Safety and Comfort systems within the automotive engineering sector; Appreciate the role and use of safety systems in automobile engineering; Appreciate the role and use of comfort systems in automobile engineering.

Timetabled teaching activities

Spring. This module includes 30 hours of lectures, 2 hours of examples classes and 6 hours of laboratory sessions.Required self-study: 112 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year4/es4a7

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES4A7-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 30%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 70%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H331) - Year 4
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H332) - Year 5
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Year in Research (H333) - Year 5
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H33A) - Year 4
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H33B) - Year 4
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H33C) - Year 4
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 5
  • MEng Engineering (H10C) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10D) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10G) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10K) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10L) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10M) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 5