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Die hier dargestellten veröffentlichten Studiengang-, Modul- und Kursdaten des Fachbereichs Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik ersetzen die Modulbeschreibungen im KIS und wuden mit Ausnahme folgender Studiengänge am 28.10.2020 verabschiedet.


Course MV-IMAD-86254-K-5

Construction Machines (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture with excursion 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 [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [MV-iMAD] Mechanical and Automotive Design
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Fundamental technology of selected construction machinery
  • Machine types and their functions
  • technical basics
  • drive and control technology
  • Design, dimensioning and operation of construction machinery
  • legal aspects
  • future developments

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

Students will be able to

  • describe and explain in detail the fundamental technology of selected construction machinery.
  • select the appropriate construction machinery for a specific scenario and justify this selection.
  • recommend application options for construction machinery.
  • estimate the dimensioning of a construction machine.
  • describe current / future developments and to assess them with regard to their relevance for developments in the field of construction machinery.

2. Field trips

Students will be able to

  • compare practice and theory.
  • relate the contents learned in the lecture to practical examples.
  • evaluate and assess how theoretical contents are implemented in practice.


Literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.


Power Point presentation, blackboard etc.. For further information and course materials please consider the corresponding OLAT-course.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-IMAD-86254-K-5]

Module Name Context
[MV-IMAD-M204-M-5] Construction Machines P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP