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Programming Techniques

Module name (EN): Programming Techniques
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT33
SAP-Submodule-No.: P242-0084, P242-0085
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
FT33 (P242-0084, P242-0085) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 3, mandatory course
FT33 (P242-0084, P242-0085) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 3, mandatory course
FT33 (P242-0084, P242-0085) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 3, mandatory course
FT33 (P242-0084, P242-0085) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
FT28 Vehicle Simulation

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- apply their knowledge about program flow and structuring to concrete tasks in a problem-oriented manner.
- implement their knowledge on the basis of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in connection with Excel (alternatively: the programming language C) practically and on the computer.
- convert textual tasks into small calculation programs and display the results graphically.
- make input and output user-friendly by means of appropriate graphic interfaces.

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Module content:
- Introduction: Principles of programming, VBA in connection with Excel, creating and editing macros (IDE development environment)
- Basic program elements: Working with variables, working with constants, assignments, mathematical and derived mathematical functions
- Simple input and output dialogs
- Control structures: Loops, branches, nesting, structure diagrams and structure charts
- Fields (arrays): One-dimensional fields, multidimensional fields, dynamic fields
- Procedures and functions: Sub-procedures, function procedures, argument and parameter lists
- Introduction to object-oriented programming: Classes, properties, methods
User-defined dialogs: Forms and control elements, designing dialogs (UserForm), application examples from the field of mechanical engineering
- Access to the Access database

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 für Windows-Automatisierung, Programmierung; Kofler M.: Excel-VBA programmieren

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