Module Handbook

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Notes on the module handbook of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering

Die hier dargestellten veröffentlichten Studiengang-, Modul- und Kursdaten des Fachbereichs Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik ersetzen die Modulbeschreibungen im KIS und wuden mit Ausnahme folgender Studiengänge am 28.10.2020, bzw. am 13.01.2021 verabschiedet.


Module MV-IMAD-M206-M-7

Introduction to Omnibus Technology (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-IMAD-M206-M-7 Introduction to Omnibus Technology 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-iMAD] Mechanical and Automotive Design
Reference course of study [MV-88.B78-SG] M.Sc. Production Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-IMAD-86275-K-7
Introduction to Omnibus Technology
P 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
  • About [MV-IMAD-86275-K-7]: Title: "Introduction to Omnibus Technology"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10283 ("Introduction to Omnibus Technology")
    Oral (20-35 minutes) or written (60-90 minutes) examination.

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • History of technology; buses and coaches through the ages
  • Basics of bus technology
  • Vehicle aerodynamics
  • Tires; Wheels; Brakes
  • Chassis; steering; axles; articulated joints
  • Engine, exhaust system and powertrain
  • Alternative drives
  • Body and chassis
  • Interior
  • Electrics
  • Laws, regulations, guidelines
  • Bus manufacturers, special vehicles; future developments
  • Modern city bus development (Mercedes-Benz Citaro)


Literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-IMAD-M206-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-FT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Fahrzeugtechnik
[MV-PE-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Produktentwicklung im Maschinenbau