Module Handbook

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Module MV-WSKL-M153-M-4

Industrial Handling and Robots (M, 4.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-WSKL-M153-M-4 Industrial Handling and Robots 4.0 CP (120 h)
MV-PAK-M153-M-4 Industrial Handling and Robots 4.0 CP (120 h)
Hint concerning Module Number MV-PAK-M153-M-4:
PAK number in examination regulations


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-WSKL] Machine Tools and Control Systems
Reference course of study [MV-88.659-SG] M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Applied Computer Science
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V+1U MV-PAK-86552-K-4
Industrial Handling and Robots
P 42 h 78 h - - PL1 4.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-PAK-86552-K-4]: Title: "Industrial Handling and Robots"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 78 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (60 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each summer semester
  • Examination number: 10552 ("Industrial Handling and Robots")

Evaluation of grades

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


  • 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

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-PAK-M153-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-88.659-SG] M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Applied Computer Science [Compulsory Modules] Pflichtmodule [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[EIT-AC-MSC-TW-MPOOL-7] General Elective Modules Master A&C
[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-PE-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Produktentwicklung im Maschinenbau
[MV-PT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Produktionstechnik

References to Module / Module Number [MV-WSKL-M153-M-4]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-MV-SIAK-DT-ENG-MPOOL-6] SIAK Zertifikat "Digitale Transformation" - Module MV "Engineering"