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Smart Applications & Trends

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• understand the concepts of smart applications such as smart house, smart city, smart production, connected vehicles, etc.
• know and understand the latest trends related to these applications

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Current best-practice approaches and concepts in areas of application (e.g. smart home, smart city, smart production, connected vehicles, etc.)
• Current best-practice approaches for development process and tools
• Current research and development activities and results

recommended or required reading

• Biedermann (2015): Smart Maintenance: Intelligente, lernorientierte Instandhaltung, 29. Instandhaltungsforum (Praxiswissen für Ingenieure - Instandhaltung), TÜV Media GmbH TÜV Rheinland Group
• Huber (2016): Industrie 4.0 in der Automobilproduktion: Ein Praxisbuch, Springer Vieweg
• Iyer, Venkatraman (2015) “What comes after smart products?”, Havard Business Review
• Jaekel (2015): Smart City wird Realität: Wegweiser für neue Urbanitäten in der Digitalmoderne, Springer Vieweg
• Manzei, Schleupner, Heinze (2015): Industrie 4.0 im internationalen Kontext: Kernkonzepte, Ergebnisse, Trends, VDE VERLAG GmbH
• Roth (2016): Einführung und Umsetzung von Industrie 4.0: Grundlagen, Vorgehensmodell und Use Cases aus der Praxis, Springer Gabler
• Watzenig, Horn (2016): Automated Driving: Safer and More Efficient Future Driving, Springer

assessment methods and criteria

written Exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated Course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of studies

year of study

2. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

not applicable

type of course unit


mode of delivery

Integrierte Lehrveranstaltung

work placement(s)

not applicable