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Systems Engineering

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• know domain-specific development approaches (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, IT)
• know the approach, process and tools of systems engineering
• are able to model and analyze systems
• can monitor and support systems engineering projects

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Definition of systems
• Domain-specific approach models (mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, software) and systems engineering
• Process, principles and tools in systems engineering
• Model perspectives in systems engineering
• Creating and analyzing models
• Case studies of projects

recommended or required reading

• Dori (2016): Model-Based Systems Engineering with OPM and SysML, Springer Verlag
• Eigner, Roubanov (2014): Modellbasierte virtuelle Produktentwicklung, Springer Vieweg
• INCOSE (2015): INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook: A Guide for System Life Cycle Processes and Activities, 4. Aufl., John Wiley & Sons
• Jenney, et al. (2011): Modern Methods of Systems Engineering: With an Intro- duction to Pattern and Model Based Methods, CreateSpace Independent Pub- lishing Platform
• Kossiakoff, Sweet, Seymour, Biemer (2011): Systems Engineering - Principles and Practice, Wiley-Interscience

assessment methods and criteria

Written examination and assignments

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

1. 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