[ 245MALEEMBV20 ] VL Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year (*)Maschinenbau Klaus Zeman 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Mechanical Engineering 2022W
Objectives Survey about the evolution of mechanical engineering up to mechatronics, knowledge of the significance of standards, of important manufacturing technologies and the related possible production precision, knowledge of surface characterization, of geometric tolerances (dimensions, shape and position), of fits. Knowledge of fundamentals of technical drawing, survey about functions and graphical representation of important machine elements. Understanding of strength of rods under tension and pressure. Models for dimensioning screws as parts of bolted joints (bolted joint diagram)
  • Evolution of mechanical engineering up to mechatronics
  • Basic processes in machines (power transformation, general processes)
  • Standards
  • Manufacturing technologies
  • Production precision and design (surface quality, tolerances and fits)
  • Fundamentals of technical drawing
  • Function und graphical representation of important machine elements
  • Strength of rods and screws (bolted joint diagram)
Criteria for evaluation written exam
Methods Lecture format, explanation of fundamentals with the help of a script and examples
Language German
Study material Script and further documents will be provided.
Changing subject? No
Further information none
Corresponding lecture (*)MEBPCVOEFMB: VL Einf├╝hrung in den Maschinenbau (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence