Basics of Engineering Design

Learning goals

The students are able to systematically develop and design systems, using electrical and mechanical components; to use and prepare technical documentation. The module presents substantial knowledge of modern development methods, including schedule planning and cost efficiency; interdisciplinary work group is a core component of this module. The students acquire skills in teamwork, conducting negotiations, self-assurance and are prepared for methodical working and presentation techniques.

Course contents

  • The ability to assess and formulate a practical solution to an assignment task in electronic applications
  • Fundamentals of the standard-conform documentation of electromechanical components
  • Introduction to the specific design methods of an electrical engineering system
  • Basics of engineering methodology
  • Tutorial using CAD tools; practical assignment on CAD systems as supplement to the computer-aided approach
  • Approaches to the systematic design and development of a programme from planning to production



Dr. Hartmut Albrecht


Dr. Hartmut Albrecht

Certification of credits:

Written examination