Module Handbook

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

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Module MV-IVW-177-M-4

Processing of Composite Materials (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-IVW-177-M-4 Processing of Composite Materials 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-IVW] Composite Materials
Reference course of study [MV-82.103-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical 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-IVW-86961-K-4
Processing of Composite Materials
P 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-IVW-86961-K-4]: Title: "Processing of Composite Materials"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (60-90 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10961 ("Processing of Composite Materials")

Evaluation of grades

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


  • 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

Requirements for attendance of the module (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 of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-IVW-177-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-82.103-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering [Specialisation] Material Science and Technology [P] Compulsory
[MV-82.103-SG] B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering [Specialisation] Production Technology (if chosen) [P] Compulsory
[MV-82.103b-SG#2022] B.Sc. Maschinenbau 2022 [2022] [Specialisation] Wahlpflichtbereich / Kompetenzfelder [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[MV-MB-2022-MPOOL-4] Wahlplichtmodule Bachelor Maschinenbau