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Module MV-FBK-170-M-7

Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-FBK-170-M-7 Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles 3.0 CP (90 h)
MV-ME-M3-M-7 Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles 2.0 CP (60 h)
Hint concerning Module Number MV-ME-M3-M-7:
For CVT students only 2 CPs can be obtained due to the higher previous knowledge and the resulting reduced need for self-study.


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
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-FBK] Manufacturing Technology and Production Systems
Reference course of study [MV-88.235-SG] M.Sc. Vehicle Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-FBK-86525-K-7
Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles
P 28 h 62 h - - see comments 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-FBK-86525-K-7]: Title: "Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h
  • About [MV-FBK-86525-K-7]:
    Both examinations (PL1 and PL2) must be passed independently of each other.

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: presentation
  • Examination Frequency: Examination only within the course

Examination achievement PL2

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10525 ("Manufacturing Engineering of Commercial Vehicles")
    Written (60 minutes) or oral (15-30 minutes) examination

Evaluation of grades

All partial module examinations have to be passed. The module grade is the weighted average of the partial examination grades according to the following weights:

Presentation (1/3), written or oral examination (2/3)


  • 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

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-FBK-170-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALLG-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Master allgemein 2022
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-FT-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule M.Sc. Fahrzeugtechnik 2022
[MV-FT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Fahrzeugtechnik
[MV-PT-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule M.Sc. Produktionstechnik 2022
[MV-PT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Produktionstechnik

References to Module / Module Number [MV-ME-M3-M-7]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[GS-88.844-SG] M.Sc. Commercial Vehicle Technology [Compulsory Modules] Mandatory modules [P] Compulsory
[GS-88.844-SG#2022] M.Sc. Commercial Vehicle Technology 2022 [2022] [Compulsory Modules] Mandatory modules [P] Compulsory