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The lectures are offered for the following degree courses:

  • Bachelor of Science Safety Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (Lecture: Computer Science)
  • Master of Science Safety Engineering
  • Master of Science Quality Engineering


The main subjects of the university courses deal with all stages of the product life cycle- Development, production, distribution and maintenance - of techically complex consumer goods.


Lecture: Fundamentals of technical reliabilty

  • Fundemantals of technical statistics
  • Analysis of samples
  • Estimation procedures
  • Distribution models
  • Fields of application


Lecture: Safety theory

  • Essentials in probability theory
  • Failure behaviour analysis of components and systems
  • Calculation of system reliability
  • Fault Tree Analysis


Lecture: Machine Elements (Safety Engineering)

  • Fundamentals of the product development process
  • Fundamentals in product development
  • Technical drawing
  • Layout and construction
  • Machine elements


Lecture: Risk management

  • Risk management in product life cycle
  • Legal bases
  • Methods of risk analysis
  • Risk management for OEM/ supplier relationships


Lecture: Measuring and testing methods in development and production

  • Fundamentals of measurement technology
  • Measuring standards and equipment
  • Function test in development and production
  • Use of test and measurement systems in development and production
  • Test planning and inline measurement in production


Lecture: Methods of measurement and test data analysis

  • Essentials in technical statistics
  • test process suitability, machine capability, process capability
  • Fundamentals of data analysis:
    One sample case, two sample case, multi sample case
  • Significance tests (parametric / non-parametric)
  • Risk analysis based on low sample sizes

 Lecture: Computer Science

  • Basic concepts and structures of higher, imperative programming languages
  • Algorithm design and structured programming
  • Syntax and Data Types of the Programming Language C
  • Integration of operating system and application libraries
  • References to hardware-related programming
  • Practical aspects of programme development and validation