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Digital Twins with PLM Software

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Digital Twins with PLM Software
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: E2432
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V+2PA (3 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4, or 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project with presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

E2432 (P200-0003) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , optional course, technical

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
45 class hours (= 33.75 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 86.25 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel
B.Eng. Matthias Truar

[updated 10.02.2021]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to describe the structure and functionality of a simulation used in an industrial environment and assign different simulation methods to the corresponding application possibilities.
They will be able to create simple simulations, link them with simulation partners (co-simulations) and validate the results.   

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Module content:
1.        Introduction and motivation / History / Market situation / Overview of CAx applications
2.        Development steps in engineering / Sequential development steps, Parallel development steps
3.        Simulation methods and their applications / Multibody simulation, finite element method, flow simulation / Connecting simulation partners / Hardware in the loop, Software in the loop
4.        Accuracy and degree of simulation / Comparing the benefits and costs/efforts
5.        Introduction to NX MCD / Differentiating between the program areas CAD, CAE and CAM  
6.        Creating a mechatronic concept with the help of NX MCD and external CAD models
7.        Coupling of various simulation partners / PLCSIM Advanced, SIMIT
8.        Project work

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, project and presentation

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Recommended or required reading:
Herbst, Sven, Hoffmann, Alexander: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) mit Siemens Teamcenter: Grundlagen, Anwendung und Best Practices, Jahr Carl Hanser Verlag, München, ISBN: 978-3-446.44519-2
Sendler, Ulrich: Das PLM-Kompendium: Referenzbuch des Produkt-Lebenszyklus-Managements, Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-540-87898-8
Eigner, Martin, Koch, Walter, Muggeo, Christian (Hrsg.): Modellbasierter Entwicklungsprozess cybertronischer Systeme, Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-662-55124-0

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