Energy & Sustainability Management FT
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Innovative Mobility Concepts

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Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Understand mobility behavior and describe different user groups
• Describe cause-and-effect relationships between mobility and ecology and present mobility-relevant types of emissions from different mobility concepts
• Present the effects of mobility concepts in relation to urban planning parameters
• Alternative drive technologies including describing the effects of mobility concepts with regard to urban development parameters
• Describe alternative drive technologies including a possible storage facility and filling station network and specify sustainability aspects
• Discuss options for integrating automated and autonomous driving in innovative mobility concepts
• Discuss strategies for avoiding mobility
• Name and discuss exemplary concepts of local public transport for urban and rural areas
• Describe legal and technical requirements for the use of regeneratively generated electricity in the mobility sector in companies as well as in private buildings, housing estates, social and non-profit housing
• Analyze mobility concepts with regard to their sustainability

prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics Energy & Sustainability Management (ENM), Renewable Energy
Production (TEC.3)

course contents

• Mobility behavior and user groups
• Mobility-relevant emission types (greenhouse gases, air pollutants and noise)
• Land requirements for mobility
• Alternative drive technologies
• Storage and filling station network
• Opportunities and risks of automated and autonomous driving
• Mobility as a service
• Strategies for mobility avoidance
• Public transport concepts for urban and rural areas
• Legal and technical requirements for the use of regeneratively generated electricity in the mobility sector in companies and in residential buildings
• Economic efficiency of mobility concepts
• Current trends in interdisciplinary mobility research

The module is made up of 50% exercises. This form of teaching takes place in small groups.

recommended or required reading

• Hunecke, M., 2015. Mobilitätsverhalten verstehen und verändern. München: Springer Fachmedien
• Lienkamp, M., et al., 2013. Energieeffiziente Antriebstechnologien - Hybridisierung - Downsizing- Software und IT. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg
• Maurer M., Gerdes, C., Lenz, B., Winner, H., 2015. Autonomes Fahren - Technische, rechtliche und gesellschaftliche Aspekte. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg
• Wagner, H., Kabel, S., 2018. Mobilität 4.0 - neue Geschäftsmodelle für Produkt- und Dienstleistungsinnovationen. Heidelberg: Springer Gabler

assessment methods and criteria

Seminar thesis

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Christian Huber

recommended optional program components


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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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