Production Technology and Organization

IT Basics

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Computer architectures
• Operating systems (architecture, function, usage)
• Introduction into standard operating system usage
• Programming and algorithm basics
• Usage of standard software
• IT in presentations
• Intra- and internet application basics

Learning outcomes

After completion of the module students are able to

• Explain the structure and functionality of operating systems
• Perform basic administrative tasks on computers and in computer
• Solve simple programming tasks using an object-oriented programming
• Work with standard software e.g. word processing, spreadsheet
processing and simple data base software
• Perform web-based information research
• Independantly create a project presentation

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; A. S. Tanenbaum, H. Bos: Moderne Betriebssysteme (Pearson Studium - IT); Ch. Baun: Betriebssysteme kompakt (IT kompakt); R. Brause: Betriebssysteme: Grundlagen und Konzepte; A. Schemberg, M. Linten: PC-Netzwerke: Das umfassende Handbuch für Einsteiger in die Netzwerktechnik; H. Zisler: Computer-Netzwerke: Grundlagen, Funktionsweisen, Anwendung; S. Dörn: Programmieren für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler: Grundlagen; J. Connor, P. Wagner: Programmieren: Software entwickeln für Einsteiger; R. Klaßen: Office 2019: Der umfassende Ratgeber;

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Exercise examples and written or oral exams