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Sustainable Product Engineering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Sustainable Product Engineering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: PIB-SPE
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.
2V+2U (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: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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

KIB-SPE (P222-0132) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 4, optional course, technical
KIB-SPE (P222-0132) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, optional course, technical
PIB-SPE (P222-0132) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, optional course, not informatics specific
PRI-SPE (P222-0132) Production Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 4, 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).
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:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Pascal Stoffels
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Pascal Stoffels

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Learning outcomes:
In this module, students will become familiar with the principle of sustainability. In particular, the ecological effects in the product life cycle will be considered.
By using, for example, the life cycle assessment, system assessment and functional unit, environmental impacts will be described objectively and comparably.
After successfully completing this part of the module, students will be able to evaluate different systems/solutions using appropriate methods and thus support the decision-making process.

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Module content:
Fundamentals of sustainability, laws and guidelines, life cycle assessment, system assessment, functional unit, assessment methods (life cycle assessment/life cycle assessment, checklists, FMEA, ...), material & process selection from a sustainability perspective

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Recommended or required reading:

[updated 15.04.2024]
Module offered in:
SS 2024, SS 2023
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