311.178 An introduction to the design, measurement and operation of large mechanical engineering plants using the example of CERN Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to deepen the basic knowledge in the field of the development of complex mechanical engineering structures through the application of new methods, to record special requirements in the field of measurement technology and quality assurance in the construction of complex prototypes and to implement suitable solutions in the long term to apply the presented methods for metrology and quality assurance in practice.

Subject of course

Presentation of complex mechanical engineering and measurement tasks using the example of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN
- Mechanical and metrological solutions for structural monitoring and positioning of detector structures and components in a particle accelerator
- Superconducting magnet construction as an example for challenges in the field of metrology and quality assurance
- Future challenges and approaches to solutions in the design of accelerator physics facilities


Teaching methods

Discussion of case studies,  Presentation of the LVA main theme in an interactive participation scheme



Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Intermediate verification, Quiz

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
700 FW Elective Courses - Mechanical Engineering Elective


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