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Fundamental Elements of Plant Construction

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Fundamental Elements of Plant Construction
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAB_19_V_3.10.GEA
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.
3V+1U (4 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: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

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

MAB_19_V_3.10.GEA (P241-0252) Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course, Specialization Process Engineering
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).
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:

[updated 02.03.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Bernd Heidemann
Daniel Kelkel, M.Sc.

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with basic design elements and will be able to use them to design simple process engineering constructions.

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Module content:
Methodical approach to plant development: Develop a list of requirements, carry out a system analysis and synthesis, develop a catalog of variants, apply evaluation procedures.
Overview of design elements:
Designing and dimensioning connections (bolts and screw connections, welded connections)
Designing and dimensioning lines (hose lines, pipelines, connecting elements)
Designing and dimensioning pressure vessels (cylindrical vessel, flat bottoms, domed arches)
Designing and dimensioning shut-off and control elements
Designing and dimensioning seals
Overview of plant safety in accordance with the Machinery Directive

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Recommended or required reading:
Roloff, Matek: Maschinenelemente, Springer Vieweg Verlag
Haberhauer: Maschinenelemente, Springer-Verlag
Decker: Maschinenelemente, Hanser Verlag
Böge: Handbuch Maschinenbau, Springer-Verlag
Klapp: Festigkeit im Apparate- und Anlagenbau
Bernecker: Planung und Bau verfahrenstechnischer Anlagen, Springer-Verlag

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