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Manufacturing Equipment and Production Techniques

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Manufacturing Equipment and Production Techniques
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-8.P
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.
9V (9 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: 8
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Lab report, written assignment, written examination

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

MAM-8.P Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004 , semester 8, mandatory course
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).
135 class hours (= 101.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 360 hours (equivalent to 12 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 258.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Oetinger
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ralf Oetinger

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Learning outcomes:
This course offers students a deeper understanding of the manufacturing equipment used in the production chain, such as handling and automation components, and an appreciation of their structure and special features. Students will learn how to select and deploy the right production equipment for a particular production task while taking into account factors such as degree of automation, precision, costs and workflow management.

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Module content:
- Typical production system components
        - Frames and mounts, guideways, bearings, lubrication systems, seals, drives, control systems
- Manufacturing systems
        - Fixed and flexible multi-machine systems
- Assembly systems
        - Product design, assembly systems, cost-efficient assembly strategies, reliability and availability
- Material feeder and handling equipment, Interlinking
        - Fundamentals, elements of feeder technology, moving and conveying, sectioning and joining, storage
        - Positioning and allocation, methods for dimensioning and configuring feeder equipment design rules
- IT applications in engineering
        - Application systems in product development
                - Product development systems (CAD, CAE, CAP)
        - Simulation techniques in product development (DMU, virtual reality, simultaneous engineering)
                - Product data management (PDM systems)
        - Applications systems in production
                - Machine control and production process control
                - Product data management
                - Production data management
                - Quality data management
        - Integration of IT applications
                - CIM concepts
                - Vertical and horizontal interfaces

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes
Lab notes

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