Engineering and Production Management

Scientific Working

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

• Scientific working in the context of scientific methods and science
• Criteria and rules for scientific publishing
• Scientific support of engineering tasks and / or projects
• Structure and write scientific papers
• Literature research and citation rules
• Scientific work as conference contribution
• Presentation of scientific papers
• Privacy and copyright aspects of scientific papers
• Open Access

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are able to:

• Analyze technical / scientific problems structured and subdivide them into subtopics
• Use and evaluate different sources (books, publications, patents, etc.) for the recording of the state of the art / science
• Perform data analysis and conclusions based on the collected and evaluated sources
• Develop innovative new concepts from identified solution approaches and further develop them on the basis of experiments, analyzes and calculations

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; M. R. Theisen: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Erfolgreich bei Bachelor- und Masterarbeit; H. Balzert, M. Schröder: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Ethik, Inhalt & Form wiss. Arbeiten, Handwerkszeug, Quellen, Projektmanagement, Präsentation; U. Kippmann, U. Leopold-Wildburger, T. Reiter: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten 4.0; B. Heesen: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten; C. Stickel-Wolf, J. Wolf: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten und Lerntechniken

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge in the area of scientific working

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams