Module Handbook

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Notes on the module handbook of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering

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Course MV-IVW-86961-K-4

Processing of Composite Materials (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 [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-IVW] Composite Materials
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Materials and material characteristics
  • Process technologies for the production and processing of fiber reinforced polymer composites
  • General basics about the processes
  • Required machine technology
  • Process parameters
  • Physical basics of the process models
  • Process modifications
  • Selection of appropriate process under economic and ecological boundary conditions

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able
  • to name matrices and reinforcing fibers and reinforcing structures
  • to explain the processes autoclave and hand lay-up, preform technology and liquid composite molding, winding technology and tape laying, semi-finished products and thermoforming technology and compression molding
  • to see basic interrelationships that work across processes and to apply physical process models
  • to analyze economic questions
  • to propose concepts for material recycling
  • to evaluate process understanding and the analysis of the interdependence between material and process property


  • Neitzel, M., Mitschang, P., Breuer, U.: Handbuch Verbundwerkstoffe. München: Carl Hanser Verlag 2014
  • Aström, B.: Manufacturing of Polymer Composites, Chapman and Hall, London, 1997
  • Dominighaus: H.., Die Kunststoffe und ihre Eigenschaften, 5. Auflage, Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1998
  • Ehrenstein, G.: Faserverbund-Kunststoffe, Hanser, München, 2006
  • Michaeli, W.: Einführung in die Technologie der Faserverbundwerkstoffe, Hanser, München, 1990


Handout of the PowerPoint presentation.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Basic modules and lectures of the first 4 semesters of the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or diploma in Mechanical and Process Engineering.

Recommended knowledge from the following modules:


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-IVW-86961-K-4]

Module Name Context
[MV-IVW-177-M-4] Processing of Composite Materials P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP