330.305 Factory Planning and Operating
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, VU, 4.0h, 5.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • ... to understand the current challenges for production sites
  • ... to assess the current situation of the production site by means of analysis methods
  • ... to use the analysis results as a basis for planning
  • ... to explain the procedure of factory planning
  • ... to explain the most important methods for factory planning and to apply them
  • ... to present and apply the most important methods of production optimization
  • ... use digital tools to solve factory planning tasks

Subject of course

  • Introduction to factory planning
  • Versatility as a central challenge
  • Basics of factory planning
  • Procedure and methods of factory planning
  • pre-planning
  • structural planning
  • system planning
  • realization
  • factory optimization
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • OEE method

Teaching methods


  • Blocked frontal lecture in which the essential methods of factory planning and production optimization are explained using real case studies.


  • The students have to apply the learned factory planning methods in a case study in small groups.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon11:00 - 18:0020.03.2023EI 6 Eckert HS Vorlesung
Tue08:00 - 18:0021.03.2023EI 6 Eckert HS Vorlesung
Mon13:00 - 14:3027.03.2023 über MS Teams (siehe TUWEL) (LIVE)Vorstellung der Übungsaufgabe
Tue10:00 - 11:3016.05.2023 über MS Teams (siehe TUWEL) (LIVE)Q&A-Session zur Übung
Tue09:00 - 13:0013.06.2023Theresianumgasse HS 2 Präsentation der Ergebnisse der Übung

Examination modalities

  • Written test on the contents of the lecture
  • Protocol and presentation of the results of the exercise
  • Both parts must be positively evaluated for a positive completion of the course



DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu14:00 - 15:3027.06.2024 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=58322written28.05.2024 09:00 - 25.06.2024 09:00TISSOnline-Prüfung
Fri14:00 - 15:3012.07.2024 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=58322written13.06.2024 09:00 - 10.07.2024 09:00TISSOnline-Prüfung Ersatztermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
10.03.2023 00:00 27.03.2023 13:00 27.03.2023 13:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Elective
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Elective
ALG For all Students Not specified


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