Module Handbook

  • Dynamischer Default-Fachbereich geändert auf MV

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

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, bzw. am 13.01.2021 verabschiedet.


Course MV-PAK-86552-K-4

Industrial Handling and Robots (2V+1U, 4.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 4.0 CP 78 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 14 h
(2V+1U) 4.0 CP 42 h 78 h


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-WSKL] Machine Tools and Control Systems
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Overview about industrial robots and their role in the industry
  • Types of industrial robots
  • Coordinate systems and coordinate transformation: Transformation matrices, Euler-Angle
  • Drives and transmissions: active principles, types
  • Definitions and Types of gripping systems
  • Techniques for determining robot accuracy
  • Structures, tasks, and functionality of industrial robot controls
  • Measuring systems and sensors for industrial robots and their environment
  • Programming languages and principles for industrial robots
  • Safety technology to ensure functional safety while working with industrial robots
  • Application areas and outlook on future fields of research

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students will be able to
  • reproduce basic concepts of handling technology and industrial robots.
  • identify and evaluate different types of industrial robots.
  • choose a drive principle according to a given application.
  • deal with different robot coordinate systems.
  • identify elements of safety technology.
  • compare and evaluate different gripping systems.
  • understand the accuracy parameters of a robot.
  • understand methods of programming.


  • P. J. McKerrow: Introduction to Robotics
  • H.-J. Warnecke, R. D. Schraft: Industrieroboter - Handbuch für Industrie und Wissenschaft
  • M. Naval: Roboter-Praxis
  • J. Bartenschlager, H. Hebel, G. Schmidt: Handhabungstechnik mit Robotertechnik - Funktion, Arbeitsweise, Programmierung


PowerPoint slides

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-PAK-86552-K-4]

Module Name Context
[MV-WSKL-M153-M-4] Industrial Handling and Robots P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.0 LP