Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Digital Product Creation

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
 understand the entire process of digital product development and its individual elements.
 combine the elements of product development in a meaningful process to develop a product
while meeting the respective requirements.
 have an overview of the technologies in order to successfully tackle the tasks of the
individual process steps.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

 Tools for industrial design
 Innovation management
 Reverse engineering / surface reconstruction
 Rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, rapid manufacturing
 CAD (Computer Aided Design)
 PDM (Product Data Management)
 Simulation technologies and analysis technologies
 CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)
 Interfaces of the manufacturing process
 Quality assurance

recommended or required reading

 Heufler (2012): Design Basics, 4. Aufl., Verlag Niggli AG Sulgen
 Corsten, et al. (2006): Grundlagen des Innovationsmanagements, Vahlen Verlag München
 Hauschildt, Salomo (2007): Innovationsmanagement, 4. Aufl., Vahlen Verlag München
 Blasy (2008): Reverse Engineering im CAD-Prozess, 1. Auflage, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller
 Teutsch (2007): Model-based Analysis and Evaluation of Point Sets from Optical 3D Laser
Scanners, 1. Auflage, Shaker Verlag Herzogenrath
 Kief, Roschiwal (2009): CNC-Handbuch, Hanser Verlag München
 Dolmetsch (2011): Metalltechnik Fachbildung. Der Werkzeugbau, Taschenbuch, 15. Aufl.,
EUROPA Lehrmittelverlag Haan
 Morgan, Liker (2006): The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process
and Technology, Productivity Press
 Scheer, et al. (2005): Prozessorientiertes Product Lifecycle Management, Springer Verlag

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated Lecture

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit


mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable