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phy555 - Basic Engineering (Complete module description)
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Module label Basic Engineering
Modulkürzel phy555
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Attendance: 64 hrs Self study: 116 hrs
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
Zuständige Personen
Lange, Sven Carsten (Module responsibility)
Schmidt, Florian (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Lange, Sven Carsten (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Basic Math (Algebra, Derivation, Integration) Basic knowledge in Physics (Mechanics, Thermodynamics, esp. Heat transfer)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Achieving basic knowledge in applied mechanics, especially in statics and elasticity theory. Achieving basic knowledge on how to produce objects with defined geometry and properties in an effective and economic way.
Module contents
Applied Mechanics:
  • Static equilibrium (mainly 2D)
  • frame works
  • friction (Coulomb)
  • Hooke's law (3D including lateral contraction and thermal expansion)
  • bending and torsion with planar cross sections
  • Mohr's theory

Production Engineering:
  • Overview on manufacturing technologies, like
  • Casting and other primary shaping processes
  • Plastic deformation processes
  • Cutting and separating processes
  • Joining processes
  • Coating processes
  • Changing material properties
Applied Mechanics:
Assmann: Technische Mechanik (in German);
Meriam, Kraige: Engineering Mechanics,
Beer, Russell, Johnston: Vector Mechanics for Engineers

Production Engineering:
Groover: Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing
DeGarmo: Materials and Processes in Manufacturing
König: Fertigungsverfahren (in German)
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency halbjährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum)
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture with integrated sample problems and exercises
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 4 WiSe 56
Exercises 2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 84 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
2 exams: 180 min written exam or 60 min oral exam. Here , you will find information about the consideration of bonus points for module marks.