Module Handbook

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

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Module MV-CCE-26-M-4

Introduction to Polymer Technology (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-CCE-26-M-4 Introduction to Polymer Technology 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe/SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-CCE] Composite Engineering
Reference course of study [MV-82.103-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Accompanying the lecture, a seminar is offered in which the theoretical knowledge can be deepened by working on practical tasks.


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-CCE-86973-K-4
Introduction to Polymer Technology
P 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe/SuSe
  • About [MV-CCE-86973-K-4]: Title: "Introduction to Polymer Technology"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10973 ("Introduction to Polymeric Materials")
    Written (60 minutes) or oral (30 minutes) examination, will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Application, meaning and history of plastics
  • Chemical structure and manufacturing process
  • State regions and morphologie
  • Mechanical behavior
  • Rheology of plastic melts
  • Rheologie von Kunststoffschmelzen
  • Processing techniques
  • Introduction to reinforced plastics
  • Introduction to designing with plastics
  • Recycling

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Students are able to
  • name plastic properties
  • explain the morphology and manufacturing process of plastics
  • outline the advantages and disadvantages of implementing plastics in design
  • describe reinforced plastics


  • Baur, E.; Osswald, T.A.; Rudolph, N. (Hrsg.): Saechtling-Kunststoff-Taschenbuch, Carl Hanser Verlag, München 2013
  • Ehrenstein, G.W.: Polymer-Werkstoffe, Carl Hanser Verlag, München 2011
  • Hopmann, Chr.; Michaeli, W.: Einführung in die Kunststoffverarbeitung, Carl Hanser Verlag, München 2015
  • Erhard, G.: Konstruieren mit Kunststoffen, Carl Hanser Verlag, München 2008

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-CCE-26-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-82.103-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Material Science and Technology [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.789-SG] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications Field of study Mechanical Engineering [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications 2021 [2021] Technical Profile Area [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[MV-BCI-BSc-MV-MPOOL-4] Wahlpflichtmodule MV für Bachelor BCI