Module Handbook

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

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Module MV-IMAD-M204-M-5

Construction Machines (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-IMAD-M204-M-5 Construction Machines 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-iMAD] Mechanical and Automotive Design
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-IMAD-86254-K-5
Construction Machines
P 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-IMAD-86254-K-5]: Title: "Construction Machines"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10248 ("Construction machines")
    Oral (20-35 minutes) or written (60-90 minutes) examination

Evaluation of grades

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


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.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-IMAD-M204-M-5]

Module-Pool Name
[GS-CVT-ME-2022-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Mechanical Engineering 2022
[GS-CVT-ME-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Mechanical Engineering
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-FT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Fahrzeugtechnik