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Module MV-LAF-240-M-4

Gasoline Engine Control Systems (M, 2.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-LAF-240-M-4 Gasoline Engine Control Systems 2.0 CP (60 h)
MV-VKM-240-M-4 Gasoline Engine Control Systems 2.0 CP (60 h)


CP, Effort 2.0 CP = 60 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-LAF] Vehicle Propulsion Systems
Reference course of study [MV-88.235-SG] M.Sc. Vehicle 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-LAF-86336-K-4
Gasoline Engine Control Systems
P 28 h 32 h - - PL1 2.0 WiSe
  • About [MV-LAF-86336-K-4]: Title: "Gasoline Engine Control Systems"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 32 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: term paper
  • Examination Frequency: Examination only within the course
  • Examination number: 10336 ("Motor Control of the Otto-Engine")

Evaluation of grades

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


  • 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

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

Recommended: Basic knowledge of engines

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-LAF-240-M-4]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALLG-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Master allgemein 2022
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-FT-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule M.Sc. Fahrzeugtechnik 2022
[MV-FT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Fahrzeugtechnik

References to Module / Module Number [MV-VKM-240-M-4]