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Complementary Basics of Engineering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Complementary Basics of Engineering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2007
Module code: WIBAS-450/550-M2i
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.
2SU+2S (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.
5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
English
Assessment:
Written composition with presentation

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

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)
Workload:
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):
None.
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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