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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Vehicle superstructure design
2. Subject name in Hungarian Járműfelépítmény tervezés
3. Code BMEKOJSM667 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 5
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (10) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 2 (11) Lab
7. Curriculum
Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 150
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 18 Homework 50
Reading written materials 12 Midterm preparation 4 Exam preparation 10
10. Department Department of Railway Vehicles and Vehicle System Analysis
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Lovas László
12. Lecturers Dr. Galambosi Frigyes, Dr. Susánszki Zoltán
13. Prerequisites strong: KOJSM664 - Superstructure preliminary design
14. Description of lectures
Construction layouts, regarding manufacturing and tooling. Optimisation of superstructures (manufacturing, weight, stiffness).
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
Complete superstructure design using CAD tools.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • the student knows the usual processes in superstructure manufacturing
  • knows the special requirements for manufacturing tubes, sheet metals, elastic covers
  • knows the superstructure optimisation possibilities concerning shape, size and weight
  • knows the principles fo the continous improvement in vehicle industry
B. Skills
  • the student is able to prepare the core of a superstructure design of a given type
  • is able to prepare a design for easy manufacturing
  • is able to optimize the superstructure layout upon given requirements
  • is able to perform a superstructure design task alone
  • is able to realize the sufficiently detailed numerical model of a superstructure
C. Attitudes
  • the student makes an effort to gather all the available informations in a given domain
  • cooperates with his fellow students and the teacher
  • is open minded towards new and innovative ideas and researches
  • uses informatical and computational devices for his work
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • the student is conscient about his responsibility towards the society and his company
  • asks for the colleagues' expertise and judgement when working
  • considers challenges with responsibility
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
1 semestrial project work, 1 non-compulsory test. Details for computing the final mark can be find in the subject requirements.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Second test possibility for those not present on the test, possibility of delayed deadline for homework
20. Learning materials
Lecture notes
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses