Industrial Management

Technical Logistics (Conveyor Techniques)

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

• Continuous and variable conveyors
• Functionality and application fields of conveyors
• Calculation of mass and volume flow
• Selection of conveyors as used in practice
• Function and application purposes of selected construction elements

Learning outcomes

Students are able to
• apply the basic principles of mechanical engineering and technical drafting.
• comprehend production procedures
• describe the basic principles of all relevant joining processes for different materials and applications
• conclude which joining process should be used when from both a technical and economic perspective.
• apply the essential selection criteria concerning the appropriate conveyor technology
• differentiate between variable and constant conveyer techniques and their typical characteristics.
• calculate and apply mass and volume flow rates of continuous conveyors.
• gain an overview of handling and conveyor machines
• apply the methods and processes of Total Quality Management.
• apply statistical methods in quality management

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

• Fachkunde Metall
• Dubbel/Beitz/Küttner: Taschenbuch für den Maschinenbau
• Hoffmann: Fördertechnik 1 und 2
• Masing: Handbuch Qualitätsmanagement

The lecturer agrees to pass on an updated list of recommended literature to the students in accordance with the syllabus.

Mode of delivery

Integrated lecture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Production Engineering I, Machine Elements, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and continuous assessment