311.067 Fundamentals of approppriate technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, UE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form
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Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to Networking as well the development and presentation of project ideas and concepts and identify the fundamental differences between technology and technique.

Subject of course

Expansion of  the concepts of Appropriate Technology and sustainability with reference to developing countries (Fairtrade), group work such as planning and construction of solar systems; small scale hydropower in Austria and developing countries; Comparative research of clay technology in Ghana and Austria;  Maintenance technology in the tropics; Design of wind power plants for developing countries; Investigation of trends in services.

Teaching methods

Open lecture style with room for technical discussions

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon13:30 - 15:0025.05.2020 TU-Hauptbibliothek, Wiedner Hauptstraße 6,1040 WienVorbesprechung zu 311.067
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Group reports containing the proof that the students have understood the theory and are able to apply its methodology to the subject of research.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
10.02.2020 06:00 18.05.2020 23:55


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