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Course MV-FBK-86525-K-7

Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE/EN] German or English as required
Area of study [MV-FBK] Manufacturing Technology and Production Systems
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Regional differentiation of commercial vehicle markets and customer requirements
  • Technologies in commercial vehicle construction and their market and customer-oriented application
  • Development processes for commercial vehicles
  • Prototype and sample construction
  • Commercial vehicle production and production planning
  • Manufacturing systems in commercial vehicle production: Lean processes in the production of diverse, complex products in global networks
  • Deployment and change management
  • (Global) ramp up management
  • (Global) supplier management
  • Design of development and production networks in the commercial vehicle industry

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able to:
  • describe current framework conditions and processes in the manufacturing of commercial vehicles
  • reproduce the production sequence of a commercial vehicle
  • name the functional groups of a commercial vehicles and understand their function
  • explain the impact of legislation, customers and globalization on product complexity
  • describe current approaches to deal with product complexity
  • describe the ramp-up management process and the used tools.
  • analyze and compare global commercial vehicle manufacturers.
  • develop and present proposals for dealing with current challenges in commercial vehicle production.


  • Hoepke et al.: Nutzfahrzeugtechnik, 3. Aufl. Wiesbaden 2004
  • Schuh, Stölzle, Straube (Hrsg.): Anlaufmanagement in der Automobilindustrie erfolgreich umsetzen, Berlin 2008
  • Bronner: Industrielle Planungstechniken, Berlin 2001


presentation, blackboard, flipchart (presentations and selected material is available in Open OLAT)


The registration for the presentations in the given deadline is mandatory. Information on how to register for the presentations will be announced in the first block event.

References to Course [MV-FBK-86525-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MV-FBK-170-M-7] Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP