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Course MV-LAF-86336-K-4

Gasoline Engine Control Systems (2V, 2.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture with integrated exercises 2.0 CP 28 h 32 h
(2V) 2.0 CP 28 h 32 h


CP, Effort 2.0 CP = 60 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-LAF] Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Block: 4 * 3 hours lecture, 1 * 3 hours demo on vehicle


  • History of mixture preparation and engine control in gasoline engines
  • Differences between gasoline injection and diesel injection
  • Port fuel injection
  • Sensors and signal conditioning (engine speed, phase, temperatures, engine load, driver request, knock, lambda sensor, ...)
  • Actuators (throttle valve, injectors, fuel tank vent valve, ignition coil, spark plugs)
  • Engine control functions: cylinder charge monitoring, boost pressure control, phase control (camshaft), torque structure, ignition, knock control, lambda control, fuel tank venting, exhaust gas aftertreatment, diagnostics
  • Methods for function development and application of gasoline direct injection (components, functions, application methods)

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture:

Students will be able to

  • explain the basics of fuel injection,
  • explain the fundamentals of engine control units.

2. Laboratory demonstration:

Students will be able to apply their theoretical knowledge to a real engine control unit.


  • Ottomotor-Management ISBN: 3-528-13877-7
  • Dieselmotor-Management ISBN: 3-528-13873-4
  • Kraftfahrtechnisches Taschenbuch ISBN: 3-528-13876-9
  • Kraftfahrtechnisches Taschenbuch-interaktiv ISBN: 3-528-07040-4
  • Autoelektrik/Autoelektronik ISBN: 3-528-13872-6


Tablet/overhead, slides

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Recommended: Basic knowledge of engines

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-LAF-86336-K-4]

Module Name Context
[MV-LAF-240-M-4] Gasoline Engine Control Systems P: Obligatory 2V, 2.0 LP