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Complementary Basics of Engineering

Module name (EN): Complementary Basics of Engineering
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007
Module code: WIBAS-450/550-M2i
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2SU+2S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written composition with presentation

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIBAS-450/550-M2i Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007, semester 4, optional course, technical
WIBASc-525-625-Ing16 (P450-0017) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 5, optional course, technical
WIB21-WPM-T-100 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 5, optional course, technical

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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:
Alexander Hamman, M.Sc.
Lecturer: Alexander Hamman, M.Sc.

[updated 25.09.2015]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_ be able to independently write an English-language scientific term paper and give a presentation.
_ have mastered basic techniques for imparting new knowledge.
_ have command of a basic English technical vocabulary in various scientific and technical disciplines.
_ have gained enough experience with LaTeX to prepare scientific papers with a given template.

[updated 23.08.2018]
Module content:
Preparation for the seminar:
_ Introduction to LaTeX
_ Using BibTex
_ Information about the characteristics and problems of the LaTeX environment TeXnicCentre
_ Clarification of special framework conditions, especially with regard to American templates
Term paper:
Participants will read and work independently on a given topic and then present their findings in accordance with the principles of proper scientific work.
Module content:
Seminar topics include, among others:
_ Mechanical engineering
_ Electrical engineering
_ Civil engineering
_ Energy engineering
_ Environmental engineering or
_ Software engineering
All of the topics will be touched upon briefly in the course of the current curriculum.

[updated 23.08.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
_ Murray, N. / Beglar, D.: Writing dissertations and theses; Prentice Hall International (25. Juni 2009)
_ Schlosser, J.: Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten schreiben mit LaTeX; Heidelberg [u.a.]: mitp-Verl., 2014
_ Additional literature will be announced depending on the topics dealt with in the course.

[updated 14.03.2018]
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