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|
|SS 2020||WS 2011/2||SS 2011|
MW0124 is a semester module in German language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|150 h||45 h||5 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
The lecture includes: System definition, mathematical and conceptual foundations, modeling and simulation of systems, system optimization by linear and dynamic programming, evaluation methods, foundations of decision theory and systems engineering management. Furthermore, methods for planning, monitoring and executing projects with respect to technology, time and cost are covered. The various methods are illustrated and verified in exercises with examples from the aerospace sector, general mechanical engineering, transportation systems and safety engineering.
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Systems Engineering||Killian, M. Schummer, F. Walter, U.||
Mon, 14:30–16:00, virtuell
|UE||1||Systems Engineering Tutorial||Killian, M. Schummer, F.||
Mon, 16:00–17:00, virtuell
Learning and Teaching Methods
Einstieg ins Systems Engineering - Optimale, nachhaltige Lösungen entwickeln und umsetzen, Rainer Züst, ISBN 3-85743-721-9
Operations Research: An Introduction H.A. Taha, ISBN 0-13-048808-9
Objektorientierte Softwaretechnik - mit UML, Entwurfsmustern, Java Bernd Brügge, Allen H. Dutoit, ISBN 3-8273-7082-5
Description of exams and course work
A non-programmable calculator and a dictionary for foreign students are permitted as aids.
Current note in view of the restricted attendance due to the CoViD19 pandemic: If the framework conditions (hygiene, distance rules, etc.) for an attendance examination are not available, the planned examination form can be changed to an online-based written or oral distance examination in accordance with §13a APSO. The decision on this change will be announced as soon as possible, but no later than 14 days before the examination date by the examiner after consultation with the responsible examination board.
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.