Methods of Product Development
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of SS 2011
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|WS 2018/9||SS 2015||SS 2011|
MW0003 is a semester module in German language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This module description is valid from WS 2002/3 to SS 2019.
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|150 h||45 h||5 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
You are able to apply different procedural models, basic design principles and efficient and effective methods for the development of products.
You are able to plan, design, analyze, evaluate and improve products.
You know the main requirements, boundary conditions and influencing factors which can appear during product development.
You are able to transfer the learned knowledge (procedural models, methods etc.) on to other problems.
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Methods of Product Development||
|UE||1||Exercise: Methods of Product Development||
Learning and Teaching Methods
Cross, N. Engineering design methods, Chichester: Wiley (2008). Ulrich, K., Eppinger, S. Product Design and Development, New York: McGrawHill (2016); Lindemann, U.: Methodische Entwicklung technischer Produkte. Berlin: Springer 2007 (2nd ed.).
Description of exams and course work
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.
Current exam dates
Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.
|Methods of Product Development|
|Tue, 2023-03-07, 11:30 till 13:00||0001
|Import||till 2023-01-15 (cancelation of registration till 2023-02-28)|