Automotive Engineering

Logistics in the automotive sector

Integrated course, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

Planning and designing production processes; materials flow planning, layout planning, micro-process planning including workplace design, workplace safety, ergonomics, calculation of production times and production documentation. Internal and external transportation and their influence on product design. Production-development interface; simultaneous engineering; continuous improvement, lean management, CIM and teamwork.

Learning outcomes

Future developers/designers should attain an insight into production processes in order to be able to develop manufacturable and transportable products and pre-assembly groups. Future project leaders should learn the basics of distributing products and/ or information at the right time, in the right place and of the defined quality.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Bücher: Gleißner H, Femerling C: Logistik: Grundlagen, Übungen, Fallbeispiele; Gabler 2008;
Brückner C; Qualitätsmanagement für die Automobilindustrie: Grundlagen, Normen, MethodenSymposion 2009

Mode of delivery

Integrated lecture: Lecture with tutorial

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Project and Project Management: development processes, tools and methods in project management

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam