[ 245VINTPDMK20 ] KV Product data management

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Maschinenbau Thomas Pumhössel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Mechanical Engineering 2023W
Objectives Familiarity with fundamentals of product data management, especially with tasks, components and operating principles of technical database and communication systems that support consistent analog and digital engineering and business-processes. Acquiring practical skills with respect to EDM/PDM- and PLM-systems based on selected examples.
  • Role and significance of engineering and product data management in the various phases of the product-lifecycle.
  • Tasks of technical database and communication systems along the lifecycle of technical products.
  • PLM-systems as integration platforms for data-generating systems (CAx-systems).
  • Components of PLM-systems as e.g. document management, change and release management, and management of product-versions, assemblies, project management.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Production Planning and Scheduling (PPS), respectively.
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • PLM-systems: Integration of EDM/PDM-systems with ERP-systems to ensure consistency of models as well as information and data flows.
Criteria for evaluation Personal participation, home exercises, final exam.
Methods Lecture format
Language German
Study material Script and further documents will be provided.
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 35
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority