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ES2D3 - Motor Vehicle Technology

  • Module code: ES2D3
  • Module name: Motor Vehicle Technology
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide an understanding of the core concepts of motor vehicle technology.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student will be able to • Evaluate the evolution of the motor vehicle and new and emerging technology. • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the fundamental principles of motor vehicle layout and structure. • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of engines and engine technology, alternative fuels, transmission and chassis systems. • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of vehicle electric, safety and comfort systems. • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the role of ethics in automotive engineering and ISO26262. • Demonstrate improved skills of research and information gathering • Demonstrate presentation and time management skills.

Timetabled teaching activities

28 x 1 hr lectures 1 x 2 hr seminar 1 site visit (up to 5 hrs) 2 x 1 hr revision classes Total 37 hrs

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year2/

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material and past examination questions. All elements must be passed greater than 30%

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES2D3-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Group Oral Presentation 10%
  Peer Assessment of Group Oral Presentation 0%
  Group Written Report (15 pages) 30%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • BSc Engineering (H112) - Year 2
  • BEng Engineering (H113) - Year 2
  • MEng Engineering (H114) - Year 2
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering (H315) - Year 2
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H316) - Year 2
  • BEng Automotive Engineering (H335) - Year 2
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H336) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H605) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H606) - Year 2
  • BEng Electronic Engineering (H63W) - Year 2
  • MEng Electronic Engineering (H63X) - Year 2
  • MEng Systems Engineering (HH31) - Year 2
  • BEng Systems Engineering (HH35) - Year 2
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH75) - Year 2
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH76) - Year 2
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies (HN11) - Year 2
  • BEng Engineering Business Management (HN15) - Year 2