Major 8.07010601 ‘Cars and Automobile Industry’

Qualification awarded: 
Engineer researcher in highway transportation
Level of qualification : 
Master
Specific admission requirements: 
None, enrolment is held on general terms of entry
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
None
Profile of the programme: 
Students acquire the necessary knowledge in fundamental and professionally-oriented disciplines in extent necessary for solving engineering and manufacturing and design-and-engineering tasks, especially in the field of technology and design. They also acquire perfect knowledge in business Ukrainian and foreign within the syllabus. Additionally, students possess the necessary knowledge of programming and skills in software work.
The overall total of the training program is 90 ECTS credits, including course requirements – 45,5 credits, electives – 44,5 credits.
Key learning outcomes: 

  1. Subject knowledge
    • systematic approach, strategies, simulation techniques, vehicle mechatronic system analysis and synthesis
    • module systems and mechatronic modules functionment analysis; modern methods and mains for their study and designing
    • vehicle powerplant systems operating conditions, their characteristics
    • powerplant major component computational methods
    • the influence of vehicle features on the safety of traffic
    • safety of traffic organizational and engineering methods
    • key tasks and control strategies of motor-service quality control system
    • motor-service legal frameworks and certification methodology
    • experiment designing and statistic test results assessment methodology
    • characteristics of motor complex contamination factors, peculiarities of rationing and distinguishing vehicle and engines emissions level
    • environmental safety indicators measurement, car emission determination by vehicle flow on highways
    • specialized rolling stock type, specificity of trunk and trailer constructions, layout arrangements, reversers and their calculation elements
    • organization and mechanisms of car service development
    • car service designing and factory management
    • standards and protocols of data transfer for electronic engine and car management systems
    • motorcar electronic systems stoppages search algorithm, sensor units and effectors diagnosis

  2. Practical learning skills
    • new equipment and machines constructions development, industrial production engineering support, machines and equipment restoration and operation
    • diagnostic experiment designing, selection of suitable diagnostic equipment
    • intake of organization theory knowledge and service infrastructure, optimization of motor transportation transport network
    • application of modern methods and means for motorcar mechatronic systems automated design engineering
    • forecasting of the real prospect of modern vehicle systems conversion and implementation
    • orientation in relations between production and socio-cultural fields
    • use of social psychology and pedagogy units for understanding human's mental activity in different situations, laws and institutes, basics of market relations, ecology fundamentals and life safety
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 
Master may hold such positions:
  • research scholar (mechanical engineering);
  • design engineer (machine engineering);
  • production mechanization and automation engineer;
  • mechanical engineer;
  • research scholar (other branches of engineering);
  • research engineer;
  • patent and research work engineer;
  • engineer in introduction of new techniques and technology;
  • engineer in administration and maintenance of engineering systems;
  • academician;
  • professional educational institution instructor
Access to further studies: 
Master can further its studies in postgraduate studentship of Lviv Polytechnic National University studying by majors «Motor Vehicles and Field Engines», «Engineering Science», «Operation and Maintenance of Vehicles».
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: 
Regulations on knowledge assessment in credit-degree system of teaching situation organization
Graduation requirements: 
Complete teaching which amounts 90 credits and successfully defended Master's research paper.
Mode of study: 
Full time study, part-time study
Programme director: 
Doctor of Technical Sciences B. I. Kindratskyy