330.274 Basics of assembly planning and design 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.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

Technological, organizational and social foundations for the planning, design and evaluation of existing and future assembly systems will be taught and tested with exemplary exercises. The students will get an overview of existing mounting systems and mounting methods as well as sound insights into the assembly activities according to VDI 2860.

The students learn to apply existing assembly planning and design methods, such as time management methods, assembly cost calculation and the analysis of added value in assembly. In addition, students will be able to integrate rationalization and humanization approaches into the assembly design and understand the role of humans as a central component of an assembly system.

Subject of course

Social aspects of assembly in Central Europe, humans as a central role in assembly (performance curves, stress and strain and load-impact, work content, ergonomics, work organization, occupational safety), rationalization / humanization measures in the assembly design, overview of existing assembly systems / assembly types / assembly activities, value added and waste in assembly activities, assembly costs, time management in assembly (MTM, REFA, primary-, secondary analysis, etc.). Planning, design and evaluation of assembly systems with existing methods (time management methods, cardboard engineering, digital methods), protection of personal data, usability, qualification in the assembly.

Additional information

Attendance mandatory!



Examination modalities

Passing grade for exam + successful completion of practical assignments.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.02.2019 08:00 28.03.2019 23:59 31.03.2019 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
ALG For all Students


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of operational and business management as well as production and quality management.


  • Attendance Required!