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

Books:
• 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.
Journals

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