Sports Equipment Technology: Curriculum

Here you'll find detailed information on current courses of the Bachelor's degree program Sports Equipment Technology. Please note that due to ongoing updates not all courses of the program might be fully displayed. A complete overview of the curriculum for the study year 2016/17 is going to be published in the course of the summer semester 2016.

1. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Anatomy and Physiology (11)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Anatomy & Physiology (ANA)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Anatomy and Physiology

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • name the biological properties of the components of the musculoskeletal system (organ-typical tissues)
  • assign and name the main components of the passive musculoskeletal system (such as bones and joints)
  • explain the anatomy of the trunk skeleton and limb skeleton with particular reference to biomechanical considerations
  • describe the functional anatomy of the neuromuscular system
  • describe the cardiovascular and respiratory system
  • name the active musculoskeletal system (skeletal muscles)
  • enumerate the joint-related effects of the most important muscle groups
  • reflect the basic knowledge of the nervous system
  • explain sensorimotor functions and the musculoskeletal system
  • carry out a clinical examination using the neutral-zero method

Course contents

  • Introduction to the biology of the tissues of the locomotor system
  • General anatomy of bone, bone connections and muscle
  • Basic anatomy of the trunk skeleton and limb skeleton with special consideration of biomechanical considerations
  • Special functional anatomy of the spine, upper and lower extremities
  • Structure and function of the cell (membrane potential, metabolism)
  • Impulse propagation (e.g. motor unit)
  • Muscle tissue with focus on striated skeletal muscle
  • Fundamentals of the central and peripheral nervous system (incl. sensorimotor system, proprioception)
  • Fundamentals of the heart and cardiovascular system and blood
  • Fundamentals of respiratory system

Literature

  • Faller A. & Schünke M. (2016), Der Körper des Menschen,Thieme
  • Pape HC. et al. (2014), Physiologie,Thieme
  • Platzer W. (2013), Taschenatlas der Anatomie: Bewegungsapparat, Thieme
  • Silbernagl et al. (2018), Taschenatlas Physiologie, Thieme
  • Wirhed R. (2006), Athletic Ability and the Anatomy of Motion, Mosby Elsevier
  • Power Point-Präsentation

Assessment methods

  • Intermediate and final exam (written, computer based)
Data Anaylsis & Visualization (13)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Basics of data analysis and visualization (DAT)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Basics of data analysis and visualization

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • perform the evaluation of measurement data from the areas of Human Factors and Sports Engineering using structured programs.
  • analyze biomechanical measurement data with the Matlab development environment.
  • use the development environment C# correctly
  • apply the principles of object-oriented programming (classes, data encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism) to Human Factors and Sports Engineering problems in application development with C#
  • develop a graphical user interface for e.g. measurement tasks in Human Factors and Sports Engineering

Course contents

  • Types of data
  • Variables
  • Ramifications
  • Grinding
  • Functions
  • File I/O
  • Basics of object-oriented programming
  • Application programming

Literature

  • Power-Point-Presentation
  • C#-Tutorial
  • Matlab-Help
  • Internet
Hightech Materials 1 (14)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Material Science, Metals (MW1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Material Science, Metals

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the structure of metals and their alloys
  • assess the influence of the structure of metals and alloys on the properties
  • select suitable metals for an application
  • explain the main hardening mechanisms for metals

Course contents

  • Structural composition of metals and alloys and their influence on their properties
  • Ferrous materials
  • Thermochemical treatment methods and their influence on properties
  • Light metals and their alloys (Al, Mg, Ti)
  • Solidification mechanisms

Literature

  • PowerPoint slides of the lecture
  • W. Seidel, Werkstofftechnik, Hanser Verlag
  • G. Gottstein, Physikalische Grundlagen der Materialkunde, Springer Verlag
  • eBooks from the UAS TW Library
  • Werkstoffkunde: Strukturen, Eigenschaften, Prüfung von Wolfgang Weißbach
  • Mechanisches Verhalten der Werkstoffe von Joachim Rösler et al.

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Technical Chemistry (TCH)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Technical Chemistry

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • apply basic knowledge of chemistry to simple problems
  • carry out basic steps in the laboratory according to a work manual with suitable support

Course contents

  • Periodic table
  • Chemical bonds
  • Nomenclature according to IUPAC
  • Stoichiometry
  • Chemical Calculation
  • Acids and bases
  • Law of mass action
  • Redox reactions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Titration
  • Organic synthesis (acetylsalicylic acid)
  • material testing

Literature

  • Kickelbick, G.: Chemie für Ingenieure, Person Verlag, Hallbergmoos 2008
  • Mortimer, C.E., Müller, U.: Das Basiswissen der Chemie, 11. Auflage, Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart 2014

Assessment methods

  • Moodle-exam on the PC on contents of the lecture and laboratory exercises (70% of the final grade); protocol (30% of the final grade)
Mathematics (12)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Mathematics 1 (MAT1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Mathematics 1

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • use elementary functions to solve equations
  • understand the concept of vectors and matrices and use them to solve linear systems of equations
  • use complex numbers, in particular in connection with the description of vibration processes
  • apply Matlab for the solution of problems

Course contents

  • Elementary functions (polynomials, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions), solving equations
  • Vectors, matrices, linear systems of equations
  • Complex numbers

Literature

  • L. Papula, Mathematik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler, Vieweg Verlag, Band 1, Band 2
  • Script

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment, written final examination
Mathematics 2 (MAT2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Mathematics 2

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • calculate rates of change, extreme values, areas, and foci using Differentiation and Integration
  • understand the concept of series, calculate power series and apply convergence criteria
  • determine regression and interpolation functions
  • apply Matlab for the solution of problems

Course contents

  • Differential and integral calculus in one variable
  • Numerical approximation methods (Newton)
  • Sequences, series, power series, convergence
  • Multiple Variable Functions, Multidimensional Differentiation and Integration
  • Regression calculation, interpolation

Literature

  • L. Papula, Mathematik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler, Vieweg Verlag, Band 1, Band 2
  • Script

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment, written final examination
Social Skills & English (16)
German / kMod
4.00
-
English for Engineers 1 (E1-U)
English / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

English for Engineers 2

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • analyse the importance of technical developments
  • understand the impact of technology on society
  • describe a technical process in a way that is appropriate for the target group
  • recognize the structures of technical documents
  • use technical texts successfully in practice

Course contents

  • Distinguishing three main forms of discourse
  • Matching linguistic and content complexity to the target group
  • Specification of technical terms
  • Structure of technical documents

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent
Learning strategies, self-management and team work (SK1)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Learning strategies, self-management and team work

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • select learning content in a targeted way (e.g. capturing essentials, Big Picture), prepare it for easy retrieval (e.g. structures, visualisations etc.) and memorise it (e.g. repeat, practice)
  • use various methods (e.g. ABC analysis, ALPEN method) to give justified priority to activities and plan their timing
  • identify personal stress triggers and behavioural patterns and develop and describe possibilities for pattern interruption
  • explain phase models of team development (e.g. Tuckman) and team roles (e.g. Belbin) and derive interventions for their own practice

Course contents

  • Learning, learning models and learning techniques
  • Self and time management
  • Constructive handling of stress
  • Teamwork: tasks, roles, development

Literature

  • Franken, Swetlana: Verhaltensorientierte Führung – Handeln, Lernen und Diversity in Unternehmen, 3. Auflage 2010
  • Lehner, Martin: Viel Stoff – schnell gelernt, 2. Aufl. 2018
  • Seiwert, Lothar: Wenn du es eilig hast, gehe langsam: Wenn du es noch eiliger hast, mache einen Umweg, 2018
  • Van Dick, Rolf van/ West Michael A.: Teamwork, Teamdiagnose, Teamentwicklung, 2. Aufl. 2013

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent
Team Building (15)
German / iMod
4.00
-
Team Building Week and Career Information (TB1)
German / ILV
4.00
3.00

Course description

Team Building Week and Career Information

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • play an active, reflective role in the new structures (teams, organisations, degree programmes)
  • develop and apply team rules
  • name the areas of Human Factors Engineering
  • name the basic professional fields of Human Factors and Sports Engineering
  • reflect critically on the interaction and communication with fellow students and lecturers

Course contents

  • Contents of the study program and organisation of the study program
  • Formulation of expectations
  • Team rules
  • Target agreements
  • Efficient design and active development of information flows
  • Definition of Human Factors Engineering
  • Typical occupational fields of graduates of the Human Factors and Sports Engineering programme
  • Various measures for team building

2. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
From Idea to Product 1 (23)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Design draft and construction theory (IZP1)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Design draft and construction theory

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • describe input and output parameters of a design process
  • apply the product development process to examples
  • create rough drafts of ideas
  • design 3-dimensional hand sketches of products
  • design prototypes under consideration of technical framework conditions
  • design product drafts under consideration of technical basic conditions
  • create a physical model of a prototype
  • explain all essential contents of a technical drawing
  • display components in the standard views

Course contents

  • Creation of views
  • Creating dimensioned drawings
  • Tolerance systems
  • Surface qualities
  • Scribble
  • Hand-drawn sketch
  • 3D model
  • Technical boundary conditions of constructions
  • Hand model

Literature

  • Roloff/Matek "Maschinenelemente"
  • Sabine Labisch "Technisches Zeichnen"
  • Heufler “Design Basics: Von der Idee zum Produkt“
Hightech Materials 2 (24)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Materials Science, Materials Testing and Plastics (MW2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Materials Science Materials Testing and Plastics

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • interpret material characteristic values.
  • select suitable test methods for determining material characteristic values.
  • explain the structure of the polymers.
  • assess the influence of the structure of polymers on the properties.
  • consider the influence of operating temperature and load on the properties of polymers in applications.

Course contents

  • Fundamentals of materials testing
  • Material testing methods
  • Structure and structure and polymers and their influence on properties
  • Material failure
  • Influence of load, temperature and time on material behaviour

Literature

  • PowerPoint PowerPoint slides of the lecture
  • G. W. Ehrenstein, Polymer-Werkstoffe, Hanser Verlag
  • W. Seidel, Werkstofftechnik, Hanser Verlag
  • eBooks from the UAS TW Library
  • Kunststoffe in der Ingenieuranwendung von Martin Bonnet
  • Werkstoffkunde: Strukturen, Eigenschaften, Prüfung von Wolfgang Weißbach
  • Mechanisches Verhalten der Werkstoffe von Joachim Rösler et al.

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Polymer chemistry (PCH)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Polymer chemistry

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • present the 3 steps of a polymerization using a concrete example.
  • describe the differences between thermosets, thermoplastics and elastomers and to explain them physically and chemically.

Course contents

  • Course Content:
  • Classification of polymers
  • Structural principles of polymers
  • Thermodynamic basics
  • Poly-reactions
  • Technical processes for polymerization
  • Applications of polymers
  • Renewable biopolymers
  • Excercise Content:
  • Scanning electron microscope (investigation of the surface properties of polymer materials)
  • Infrared spectroscopy (investigation of the properties of solid and dissolved polymers)

Literature

  • Kickelbick, G.: Chemie für Ingenieure, Person Verlag, Hallbergmoos 2008
  • Mortimer, C.E., Müller, U.: Das Basiswissen der Chemie, 11. Auflage, Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart 2014

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination on the contents of the lecture and laboratory exercises (70% of the final grade); protocol (30% of the final grade)
Mathematics & Science (25)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Mathematics 3 (MAT3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Mathematics 3

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • establish, interpret and solve common (especially linear) differential
  • equations
  • calculate and interpret Fourier series
  • use the Fast Fourier Transformation
  • use Matlab for the solution of problems

Course contents

  • Ordinary (mainly linear) differential equations
  • Oscillations
  • Fourier series
  • Fast Fourier Transformation

Literature

  • L. Papula, Mathematik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler, Vieweg Verlag, Band 1, Band 2
  • Script

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment, written final examination
Scientific Work and Writing (WIS)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Scientific Work and Writing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain different types of scientific work.
  • explain the standards that characterize scientific works.
  • design topics and formulate research questions.
  • select and apply working methods for the selected questions.
  • build up a scientific work in a formally correct way.
  • write a proposal (exposé, disposition) for a seminar or bachelor‘s thesis.
  • conduct (literature) research, evaluate sources and cite them according to scientific standards.
  • explain and implement formal and linguistic requirements for a text.

Course contents

  • Scientific criteria
  • Knowledge acquisition methods and theories
  • Types as well as structuring and structure of scientific work
  • Guidelines for ensuring good scientific practice
  • Topic search and delimitation
  • Research questions and their formulation
  • Strategies for Material Procurement
  • Documentation of sources
  • Proposal (Exposé, Disposition)
  • Scientific writing style and basic features of argumentation
  • Formal design of scientific works.

Literature

  • Teschl, S./Göschka, K.M./Essl, G. (2018): Leitfaden zur Verfassung einer Bachelorarbeit oder Masterarbeit, Wien: FH Technikum Wien
  • various specialist literature on scientific work in accordance with the requirements of the study program.

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment, submission of a proposal
Measurement & Testing - Basics (21)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Basics of Measuring and Testing (MTG)
German / ILV
5.00
3.00

Course description

Basics of Measuring and Testing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • calculate simple networks using Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's rules
  • design and dimension simple networks
  • explain the structure, functionality and application possibilities of nonlinear resistors
  • set up simple networks on the pinboard and to measure the currents and voltages occurring in these networks
  • name the range of application of different measuring devices, such as power supply unit, multimeter, oscilloscope and function generator, and to use these measuring devices correctly.

Course contents

  • Direct current
  • Linear and non-linear resistors
  • Circuit technology
  • Practical exercises at the electronics measuring station (voltage sources, measuring instruments, plug-in boards)
  • Construction and testing of simple networks from passive components

Literature

  • Weißgerber, W., 2009, Elektrotechnik für Ingenieure 1, Böhmer "Elemente der angewandten Elektronik", Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
  • Meister, H., 1998, Elektrotechnische Grundlagen, Vogel Buchverlag
Physics & Mechanics - Basics (22)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Basics of Physics and Mechanics (PMG)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Basics of Physics and Mechanics

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • solve physical-mechanical problems in the field of dynamics and rotation
  • explain the application of physical-mechanical principles to applications in sports equipment and products
  • analyze static problems
  • determine the stresses and safety factors occurring at the points subject to the highest loads.
  • determine the deflections occurring at the points subject to the highest loads.

Course contents

  • Kinematics of translation and rotation
  • Dynamics of translation and rotation
  • Forces, energy, impulse, power
  • Applications in sports equipment
  • Strength theory:
  • Stress types
  • Load types
  • Simple stress cases and strength calculations

Literature

  • PPT slides of the course
  • Exercises in electronic form
  • Scripts
  • CDs
  • Demonstration- und Evaluation Software
  • Böge. „Aufgabensammlung Technische Mechanik“
Team Building and English (26)
German / iMod
5.00
-
English for Engineers 2 (E2-U)
English / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

English for Engineers 2

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • analyse abstract technical concepts;
  • develop and explain vivid examples;
  • analyze new developments in the field;
  • qualify the relevance of new developments;
  • write technical documents of varying length.

Course contents

  • Description of technical processes and developments
  • Communicating information through comprehensible examples
  • Structures of technical documents

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent
Team Building & Rhetorics (TB2)
German / ILV
2.00
3.00

Course description

Team Building Week 2 - industry visits The part "rhetorics" of this course prepares the students to present facts in a form appropriate for the target audience. Basics and theory inputs of rhetoric and presentation techniques followed by practical exercises and video analyses.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • become aware of one's own role and tasks as well as those of other team members
  • optimize workflows and processes in the team
  • shape the communication between the team members in the direction of a more relevant one
  • cooperatively overcome problems and challenges
  • solve conflicts constructively and in a team-oriented way
  • name work areas and companies for human factors and sports engineering graduates
  • to prepare simple technical facts for specific target groups.
  • to use different variants of entries and exits in the presentation.

Course contents

  • Company visits
  • Team Building Measures Deepening
  • Preparation, structuring and reduction of information
  • Media and media utililization
  • Goals and structure of a presentation
  • structural aids
  • Body language, language and voice

Literature

  • L. Papula, Mathematik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler, Vieweg Verlag, Band 1, Band 2
  • Script

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment, written final examination

3. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Biomechanics & Ergonomics (32)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Basics of Biomechanics and Ergonomics (BME)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Basics of Biomechanics and Ergonomics

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the basics of kinesiology and movement learning
  • analyse biomechanical problems and to calculate the strain on the human body.
  • explain the basics of biomedical metrology and motion analysis.
  • determine muscle and joint forces under consideration of different optimization criteria.
  • calculate body segment parameters using various anthropometric models.
  • describe the muscle physiology and the contraction process in detail.
  • describe Hill's muscle model and the influence of its parameters.
  • explain the basics of thermophysiology of man
  • discuss and solve ergonomic problems on the basis of scientific criteria
  • describe the basics of measurement and interpretation of myoelectric signals

Course contents

  • General Movement Theory
  • Basic understanding of physics in and on the human body
  • Anthropometric Models
  • Muscle models
  • Muscle physiology
  • Equilibrium
  • Theory of Movement - Understanding, Learning, Automating Movement
  • Basic understanding of physics in and on the human body
  • Physical path-time, velocity, acceleration diagrams related to human motion
  • Calculation of motion sequences at work, in everyday life and in sport
  • Movement analyses using practical examples
  • EMG measurement
  • EMG signal interpretation

Literature

  • Biomechanik für Nichtbiomechaniker: G. Kassat, Verlag FCV
  • Biomechanik der Sportarten, Leichtathletik: R. Ballreich, Verlag Enke
  • Biomechanik der Sportarten, Sportspiele: R. Ballreich, Verlag Enke
  • Benninghoff-Drenckhahn Anatomie Bd.1und 2,Urban und Fischer, München 2003 und 2004
  • Schünke,M. Der Körper des Menschen, Thieme Stuttgart
  • Gressmann M. (2002). Fahrradphysik und Biomechanik: Technik - Formeln - Gesetze. Verlag: Delius Klasing. Auflage: 7. Aufl.
  • Nachtigall W. (2001) Biomechanik: Grundlagen-Beispiele-Übungen W. Nachtigall. Verlag: Vieweg+Teubner. 2. Aufl.
  • Koebke J. (2006). Funktionelle Anatomie der Gelenke Bd. 1, 2, 3. Stuttgart: Thieme
  • Blandine C. G. (2005). Anatomie der Bewegung: Technik und Funktion des Körpers – Einführung. Marix Verlag - Faller A. (2007). Anatomie-Atlas: Aufbau und Funktionsweise des menschlichen Körpers. Starnberg: Dorling Kindersley Verlag
  • Silbernagl St., Klinke R. (2005). Lehrbuch der Physiologie. Stuttgart: Verlag Thieme
From Idea to Product 2 (33)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Digitization of design drafts (IZP2)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Digitization of design drafts

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • produce and modify 3D components in Creo using the construction elements profile and turning.
  • derive and dimension drawings from the 3D parts
  • create and modify 3D parts with Inventor software
  • describe different concepts of CAD software systems and be able to use them to model components
  • apply process knowledge in Reverse Engineering
  • scan 3D models
  • optimize scanned part data for use in CAD software

Course contents

  • STL files
  • PTC Creo
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • 3D scanning process
  • Preparation of scan data
  • Basic modeling techniques for simply shaped parts
  • Internal structure of components
  • Create and redefine simply shaped bodies
  • Create simple drawings for production
  • Scripts in PDF format in the course download area.
Measurement & Testing of Equipment (31)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Measuring and Testing with Sensors (MTS)
German / ILV
5.00
3.00

Course description

Measuring and Testing with Sensors

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • describe the functionality of various sensors (such as strain gauges, acceleration sensors, pressure sensors).
  • commission sensors with a self-developed circuit.
  • describe the functionality of AD converters and to use them correctly in a measurement setup.
  • identify the most suitable measurement technology to answer a research question.
  • correctly use the measurement systems available in the laboratory.
  • read and store data from sensors with different platforms (mobile and stationary).
  • evaluate and graphically display the acquired data with different programming languages.

Course contents

  • Working with various sensors (e.g. strain gauges, acceleration sensors, pressure sensors)
  • Working with different measuring systems
  • Setting up measuring chains
  • Various platforms (mobile and stationary) for reading and storing measurement data
  • Comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of different measuring techniques
  • AD conversion
  • Various programming languages (e.g. Matlab, LabVIEW, Python)

Literature

  • Hesse, S., Schnell, G., 2009, Sensoren für die Prozess- und Fabrikautomation, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
  • Hering, E., Schönfelder, G., 2012, Sensoren in Wissenschaft und Technik, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
  • Niebuhr, J., Lindner, G., 2002, Physikalische Messtechnik mit Sensoren, Oldenbourg Industrieverlag GmbH
  • Keil, S., 2017, Dehnungsmessstreifen, Springer Vieweg
  • Thuselt, F., Gennrich, F.P., 2012, Praktische Mathematik mit MATLAB, Scilab und Octave
Process of Production (34)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Selection of materials and manufacturing processes (TPD)
German / ILV
5.00
3.00

Course description

Selection of materials and manufacturing processes

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • choose manufacturing processes according to the product requirements.
  • evaluate and use manufacturing processes with regard to their quality in the sense of a production system.
  • select the most suitable injection moulding process for parts from the specialist area.
  • name the mechanical loads on equipment, in particular sports equipment.
  • select materials for specific applications based on their properties and component loads.
  • select the right material for components of equipment, in particular sports equipment
  • select the right tool concept for a plastic component and design the component to be suitable for plastic.

Course contents

  • Original forming processes for metals and plastics (casting, extrusion, injection moulding, extrusion)
  • Forming processes for metals and plastics (forging, thermoforming)
  • Mechanical processing of materials (turning, milling)
  • Production technologies and quality assurance in manufacturing
  • Properties and selection of materials (metals and plastics)
  • Basics of injection moulding technology
  • Basics of injection moulding tool construction: Injection, temperature control and demoulding of plastic components
  • Design rules for plastic parts
  • Procedures
  • Process parameter
  • Shrinkage
  • Orientations
  • Residual stresses
  • Distortion Special processes of injection moulding:
  • 2-component process
  • Hard-soft connections
  • Water injection technology
  • Gas injection technology
  • Injection compression molding
  • In-Mould Labeling
  • Manufacturing process for sports equipment (skis, kayaks, tennis balls, footballs, etc.)

Literature

  • Ashby, Michael F.: Material Selection in Mechanical Design, 4. Auflage, ElsevierVerlag, Oxford, 2011
  • Askeland, Donald R.: Materialwissenschaften, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2010
  • Hensen, F. / Knappe, W. / Potente, H.: Handbuch der Kunststoff-Extrusionstechnik, Band I - Grundlagen, Carl Hanser Verlag, München, 1989
  • T. Brinkmann (2010): Produktentwicklung mit Kunststoffen, Hanser Verlag
  • G. Ehrenstein (2007): Mit Kunststoffen Konstruieren, Hanser Verlag
  • G. Menges, W. Michaeli, P. Mohren (2007): Spritzgießwerkzeuge, Hanser Verlag
  • Hasco company documentation
Project Management & Marketing (35)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Marketing (MAR)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Marketing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • define the terms "market" and "marketing", to differentiate between different types of markets (e.g. consumer goods market, industrial goods market etc.) and to outline the ideal typical marketing process
  • collect and interpret data for the analysis of a specific market (methods of empirical market research)
  • differentiate between market economic and market psychological marketing objectives and between different types of marketing strategies (e.g. market field strategies, market parcelling strategies etc.)
  • name the different marketing instruments (4P)
  • outline design parameters of product policy (e.g. brand, packaging, etc.) and distinguish between different types of brands
  • describe the ideal typical product life cycle and within it the product innovation process, as well as to determine a break-even point.
  • outline the design parameters of distribution policy (e.g. sales organisation, sales logistics, etc.) and weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of direct sales in comparison to indirect sales
  • outline the design parameters of the communication policy (e.g. advertising, sales promotion, sponsoring etc.) and to roughly plan an advertising campaign, as well as to outline goals and instruments of online marketing (e.g. homepage design, social media marketing etc.) and to coordinate the different marketing instruments with each other (marketing mix)
  • outline current marketing trends (e.g. neuromarketing, employer branding, touchpoint management, etc.)

Course contents

  • Markets and market forms (e.g. industrial goods market, consumer goods market, etc.)
  • Marketing term
  • Marketing process
  • Methods of empirical marketing research (e.g. survey, observation, experiment, etc.)
  • Economic and psychological marketing objectives (e.g. turnover, degree of awareness, etc.)
  • Marketing strategies (e.g. market field strategies, market parcelling strategies etc.)
  • Marketing instruments (4P)
  • Product policy (e.g. product innovations, product life cycle, brand, packaging etc.)
  • Price policy (e.g. pricing, price differentiation, conditions policy, etc.)
  • Distribution policy (e.g. sales organization, sales logistics, etc.)
  • Communication policy (e.g. advertising, sales promotion, sponsoring, etc.)
  • Online marketing (e.g. homepage design, social media marketing etc.)
  • Marketing mix
  • Marketing implementation
  • Strategic and operational marketing controlling
  • Current marketing trends (e.g. neuromarketing, employer branding, touchpoint management, etc.)

Literature

  • Götte: Marketing. Einführung mit Fallbeispielen und Übungsaufgaben, Vahlen-Verlag

Assessment methods

  • Written test: 30 points & case study elaboration: 70 points
Project management (PMA)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Project management

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain typical project characteristics, distinguish between different project types and define the term "project", distinguish between processes, projects and programs
  • distinguish between different types of projects and to work out their specific project management requirements.
  • formulate project goals regarding time, costs and quality of results
  • distinguish between different forms of project organisation and project roles (e.g. influence project organisation, matrix project organisation, pure project organisation etc. or project client, project manager, project staff etc.) and outline their respective advantages and disadvantages
  • create project plans (e.g. structure planning, scheduling, cost planning etc.)
  • use methods and instruments of project coordination (e.g. project meetings, to-do lists, etc.), project controlling (e.g. target/actual comparison, milestone trend analysis, project scorecard, etc.), and project marketing (e.g. project announcements, project website, etc.).
  • write project completion reports and reflect self-critically on project results (e.g. lessons learned etc.)
  • use project management software

Course contents

  • Project characteristics
  • Project term
  • Types of projects
  • Project organization forms
  • Project management
  • Project planning
  • Project manual
  • Project phases or project sub-processes
  • Project roles
  • Leadership in projects
  • Project culture
  • Social skills
  • Project marketing
  • Project controlling
  • Project crises
  • Project completion report
  • Project presentation
  • Project evaluation
  • Project management software
  • International Project Management
  • Project portfolio management
  • Project management certifications
  • Project management case studies

Literature

  • PMA: PM Baseline Version 3.0 (Pflichtlektüre)
  • Patzak/Rattay: Projektmanagement, Linde-Verlag (zur Vertiefung empfohlen)

Assessment methods

  • Written test: 30 points & project manual: 70 points
Social Skills & Economy 1 (36)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Accounting (REW)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Accounting

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • outline the legal framework conditions of external accounting and to know the basic features of VAT law
  • explain the double-entry accounting system and describe the principles of orderly accounting and balancing
  • record current business transactions both in the operating as well as in the investment and financing area
  • outline the functions and components of annual financial statements and, in doing so, to identify the significant differences between annual financial statements prepared in accordance with the Austrian Commercial Code and those prepared in accordance with IFRS, as well as to apply the accounting and valuation principles essential for the preparation of annual financial statements
  • analyze annual financial statements using key figures
  • describe the purposes of cost and revenue accounting (e.g. decision preparation, profitability control, etc.), define the terms "costs" and "revenues" and distinguish them from related term pairs (e.g. "revenues" and "expenses", etc.), and differentiate between the various systems of cost and revenue accounting (e.g. partial cost accounting versus full cost accounting, etc.).
  • subdivide costs according to their allocability to cost objects, employment dependency, and production factors, distribute overhead costs to cost centers, and allocate them to cost objects using allocation rates.
  • determine contribution margins and use these to prepare operative decisions (e.g. optimal production and sales program, in-house production versus external procurement, etc.).
  • analyze variances between planned and actual costs with regard to their cause (for example, price variances, consumption variances, and so on).

Course contents

  • Legal basis of external accounting
  • Accounting functions and organization
  • Double-entry accounting system
  • Account system
  • Chart of accounts
  • Sales tax
  • Posting of different areas and expenses
  • Principles of proper accounting
  • Inventory and inventory
  • Components and functions of the financial statements
  • Valuation of fixed and current assets
  • Valuation of liabilities and provisions
  • Prepaid expenses and deferred charges
  • Equity components
  • More-less calculation
  • Annual financial statement analysis on the basis of key figures
  • Cost concept
  • Purposes of cost accounting (decision preparation, profitability control, evaluation of inventory changes)
  • System Components of Cost and Revenue Accounting
  • Full costing versus direct costing
  • Components and Functions of Cost Accounting
  • Internal cost allocation (cultivation method, step ladder method, simultaneous approach)
  • Cost Object Controlling and Cost Object Profitability Analysis
  • Period income statement (cost of sales versus nature of expense method)
  • Gradual contribution margin accounting
  • Break-even analysis (in one-product and multi-product companies)
  • Short-term upper and lower price limits
  • Cost-oriented process comparisons
  • Determination of the optimal production and sales program for one and several bottlenecks
  • In-house production versus external procurement
  • Plan cost accounting and variance analysis (price variance, consumption variance, intensity variance, activity variance)

Literature

  • Wala/Krimmel: Buchhaltung, Bilanzierung und Steuern, Bookboon-Verlag (compulsory literature)
  • Zihr/Paier: Kosten- und Leistungsrechnung. Nitty – Gritty, grelldenk (compulsory literature)
  • Wala/Siller: Klausurtraining Kostenrechnung, Bookboon (compulsory literature)
  • Hangl/Arminger: Grundlagen der finanziellen Unternehmensführung, Linde-Verlag (in-depth literature)

Assessment methods

  • Online quiz: 30 points + written exam: 70 points
Creativity & Complexity (SK2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Creativity & Complexity

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • plan a moderation cycle target-group oriented and, for example, to moderate a map query with subsequent cluster formation and multipoint query;
  • develop or apply attitudes and procedures for idea generation (e.g. lateral thinking, critical thinking);
  • explain and apply selected creativity techniques (e.g. stimulus word analysis, morphological box)
  • adopt a systemic mindset and to explain and apply tools for dealing with complexity (e.g. impact structures, paper computers)
  • explain complex issues in a target-group-specific way (also for non-technicians)

Course contents

  • Moderation of groups
  • Idea generation and creativity
  • Networked thinking
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Explaining complex issues

Literature

  • Backera, Hendrik/Malorny, Christian/Schwarz, Wolfgang: Kreativitätstechniken, 2007
  • Dörner, Dietrich: Die Logik des Mißlingens: Strategisches Denken in komplexen Situationen, 14. Aufl. 2003
  • Schilling, Gert: Moderation von Gruppen, 2005
  • Vester, Frederic: Die Kunst vernetzt zu denken, 2002

4. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Basics of Data Treatment (41)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Statistics and quality assurance (STQ)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Statistics and quality assurance

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • solve problems of combinatorics (permutation, combinations)
  • calculate probabilities of occurrence of events
  • explain the relationship between random variables and probability distributions.
  • explain the importance of special distributions for performing statistical tests.
  • describe the basic functionality of statistical tests and to perform and interpret simple statistical tests.
  • determine point and interval estimators
  • read data into R and perform the described tasks with this software.

Course contents

  • Principles of probability calculation
  • Combinatorics
  • Random variables
  • Discreet and steady distributions
  • Expected value and variance
  • Statistical tests
  • Confidence intervals
  • Data management in R
Data Acquistion and Analysis in Biomechanics (42)
English / iMod
6.00
-
Biomechanics and Ergonomics Laboratory (BEL)
English / ILV
6.00
5.00

Course description

Biomechanics and Ergonomics Laboratory

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • use different methods to assess human motion (force plate, plantar pressure measurement, 2D video analysis)
  • explain changes in ground reaction forces due to different walking speeds
  • calculate plantar pressure distribution in walking and running
  • calculate joint angles and velocities based on 2D motion analysis data
  • use numerical computing software for basic data analysis
  • analyse and display measurement data from different biomechanical measurements
  • explain the origin of myoelectric signals, conduct an electromyography on a human subject
  • present the mean time and amplitude normalized muscle activity of a cyclic movement.

Course contents

  • Force plates (technical background, application, conclusion)
  • Pressure insoles (technical background, application, conclusion)
  • 2D motion analysis (setup, calibration, marker tracking)
  • Data analysis and parameter extraction using MATLAB
  • Data presentation (diagrams, boxplots, tables) using MATLAB
  • Surface electromygraphy

Literature

  • Selected chapters from: Levine, David, Jim Richards, and Michael W. Whittle (Eds.). Whittle's Gait Analysis. Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012.
  • Selected videos from the MMU YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=biomechanics+mmu
  • Nilsson, Johnny, and Alf Thorstensson. "Ground reaction forces at different speeds of human walking and running." Acta Physiologica 136, no. 2 (1989): 217-227.
  • Che, H., B. M. Nigg, and J. De Koning. "Relationship between plantar pressure distribution under the foot and insole comfort." Clinical Biomechanics 9, no. 6 (1994): 335-341.
  • Getting Started with MATLAB, https://de.mathworks.com/help/matlab/getting-started-with-matlab.html
  • Python for Beginners, https://www.python.org/about/gettingstarted/
  • Winter, D. A. (2009). Biomechanics and motor control of human movement. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Bartlett, R. (2007). Introduction to sports biomechanics: Analysing human movement patterns. Routledge.
  • Payton, C., & Bartlett, R. (Eds.). (2007). Biomechanical evaluation of movement in sport and exercise: the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences guide. Routledge.
From Idea to Product 3 (43)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Load and movement simulation of design drafts (IZP3)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Load and movement simulation of design drafts

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • model design drafts with general geometries (e.g. handles, seats, shoes) as well as simple sports equipment
  • model static assemblies.
  • perform finite element analysis of products using CAD/CAM software.
  • model movable assemblies using CAD/CAM software.
  • analyze the movability of mechanisms of created assemblies.

Course contents

  • Strategies in dealing with assemblies
  • Special commands for modeling complex shaped components
  • Strategies in handling large and moving assemblies (component interfaces, joints, assembly via coordinate systems)
  • Analysis of the movability of mechanisms (joint forms, drive types, film production)
  • Analysis of strength and vibration behavior of sports equipment and products

Literature

  • Scripts in PDF format in the course download area
Hightech Materials 3 (44)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Composites and lightweight construction (FVL)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Composite fibers and lightweight construction

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • select lightweight materials on the basis of the required product properties.
  • select suitable manufacturing processes for lightweight components.
  • design lightweight components to suit production and load requirements.

Course contents

  • Classification and properties of composite materials
  • Specific properties of lightweight materials
  • Basic manufacturing methods for lightweight components
  • Fundamentals of the mechanical design of composite materials
  • Joining techniques in lightweight construction

Literature

  • AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e. V.: Handbuch
  • Klein, Bernd: Leichtbau-Konstruktion, 9. Auflage, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2011 (Seite 23 bis 66 und Seite 192 bis 200)
  • Schürmann, Helmut: Konstruieren mit Faser-Kunststoff-Verbunden, 2. Auflage, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2007 (Seite 13 bis 26 und Seite 161 bis 168)

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Machine components (MEL)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Machine components

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • name the different gear types and to use them in the selection and design of applications.
  • name drive belts and use them in the selection and design of applications.
  • name non-detachable connections and use them in the selection and design of practical applications.
  • identify detachable connections and use them in the selection and design of applications.
  • name and use different types of rolling and plain bearings in the selection and design of applications.

Course contents

  • Gears
  • Flexible drives
  • Springs
  • Ropes
  • Detachable connections
  • Rotary motion elements

Literature

  • Roloff/Matek Maschinenelemente von W. Matek, D. Muhs und H. Wittel; Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesell-schaft mbH, Braunschweig
  • Maschinenelemente Von Karlheinz Kabus; Carl Hanser Verlag München

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Hightech Materials 4 (45)
English / iMod
5.00
-
Materials and Technology for Performance Apparel (MTF)
English / ILV
5.00
3.00

Course description

Materials and Technology for Performance Apparel

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • recognize different functional materials and to derive their production technology.
  • describe the connection between structure and functionality of high-tech materials in the sportswear sector.
  • analyze requirements for sports garments and to select appropriate materials and production technologies.
  • conceive ergonomic designs for specific target groups
  • select appropriate test methods for the evaluation of material properties.
  • critically assess sustainability in the life cycle of high-tech materials.

Course contents

  • Materials science: Fibers & Membranes
  • Manufacturing technologies
  • Material testing of fibers & membranes
  • Physiology (thermoregulation)

Literature

  • Hayes, S. & Venkatraman, P., (Eds.) (2016). Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel, CRC Press.
  • Shishoo, R. (Ed.). (2015). Textiles for Sportswear. Elsevier.
  • Subic, A.; Alam, F., Troynikov, O. & Brownlie, L. (2013). Sports Apparel. In Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering (pp. 233-251). Routledge.
Social Skills & Economy 2 (46)
German / kMod
4.00
-
Communication & Culture (SK3)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Communication & Culture

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • analyze their own communication behavior in relation to relevant models (e.g. Schulz v. Thun, transaction analysis)
  • develop strategies for conversation-promoting behavior (e.g. report);
  • describe the various stages of a conflict (e.g. according to Glasl's escalation model) and the respective ways of dealing with it (e.g. self-help, moderation, mediation);
  • explain different levels of culture (e.g. behavior, values, beliefs) on the basis of concrete examples and to develop a situationally appropriate way of dealing with differences (e.g. interculturality);
  • name basic concepts and positions of ethics and to apply them in simple case studies.

Course contents

  • Communication and Conversational Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Social and Organizational Cultures
  • Fundamentals of Ethics

Literature

  • Glasl, Friedrich: Selbsthilfe in Konflikten, 8. Auflage 2017
  • Greimel-Fuhrmann, Bettina (Hrsg.): Soziale Kompetenz im Management, 2013
  • Podsiadlowski, Astrid: Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Zusammenarbeit: Interkulturelle Kompetenz trainieren, 2004
  • Weisbach, Christian-Rainer/Sonne-Neubacher, Petra: Professionelle Gesprächsführung, 9. Aufl. 2015

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent
Corporate Governance (UFU)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Corporate Governance

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • describe the terms "enterprise", "management", "entrepreneurship" and "business model" and identify reasons for the emergence of enterprises
  • roughly outline the legal framework of an entrepreneurial activity
  • distinguish between different types of business objectives (e.g. objectives versus formal objectives, etc.)
  • describe the basic elements of a corporate strategy and to develop the optimal strategy for a company through the targeted use of strategic analysis elements.
  • analyze the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of organizational structures and processes and list the reasons for employees' resistance to organizational changes
  • distinguish between leadership theories, leadership styles and leadership techniques as well as between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • describe the tasks and instruments of human resources management
  • identify levers for an optimal design of operational incentive systems
  • describe the tasks and instruments of strategic and operational controlling

Course contents

  • Companies
  • Corporate governance
  • Normative Management
  • Company goals
  • Principal agent issue
  • Shareholder value vs. stakeholder value
  • Corporate constitution
  • Corporate culture
  • Strategic management and strategy design at company and business unit level
  • Organization (organizational structure, process organization, project organization)
  • Change management
  • Motivation theories
  • Group processes
  • Personnel management as well as leadership theories and leadership techniques
  • Personnel management, recruitment, development and assessment
  • Incentive schemes
  • Controlling (tasks and instruments)

Literature

  • Wala/Grobelschegg: Kernelemente der Unternehmensführung, Linde (compulsory literature)

Assessment methods

  • Written test: 30 points + case study elaboration: 70 points

5. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Design | Sports | Ergonomics - Complimentary (55)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Design-Complimentary (PDK)
German / kMod
3.00
-
Bio-inspired Materials (HFW-PD4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Designvalidation (HFW-PD1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Design validation of products

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • specify the basic requirements of a certified quality management system for product development.
  • define product specifications with regard to user needs.
  • create test scenarios for the validation of the product design and to document and present the results of the validation.

Course contents

  • Relevant standards and regulations
  • Application analysis
  • Definition of requirements (design input)
  • Design Validation Planning

Literature

  • Various guidance documents on norms and standards

Assessment methods

  • Report and presentation
Risk Management (HFW-PD2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Surface Design and Visualisation (HFW-PD3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Ergonomics-Complimentary (ERK)
German / kMod
3.00
-
Cognitive and Acoustic Ergonomics (HFW-ER2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Ergonomic Workplace Design (HFW-ER1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Healthcare ergonomics (HFW-ER3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Usability and user-experience (HFW-ER4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Sports-Complimentary (SPK)
German / kMod
3.00
-
Applied physics in sports equipment testing (HFW-SE4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Applied physics in sports equipment testing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • apply physical principles in the field of vibrations, energy, impulse, angular momentum conservation and friction to the behavior of sports equipment
  • explain the effects and influencing factors associated with these physical phenomena
  • create overall concepts for different user groups from beginners to Olympic participants
  • assess and develop the connection between the various sports techniques and the material properties required for them
  • reproduce the production process and the testing of sports equipment in detail.

Course contents

  • Vibrations, linear/rotational, undamped and damped, and their effects in the application of sports equipment
  • Influence of different materials and their stress-strain function on the behavior of sports equipment and the relationship between stress-strain and hysteresis function
  • Effects of these physical vibration and material parameters on sports technology and reversed requirements
  • Biomechanical Influencing Factors
  • Training specific basics as influencing factors

Literature

  • Benninghoff-Drenckhahn (2008). Anatomie Bd.1 und Bd.2.München 2003: Urban und Fischer
  • Ballreich, R., Baumann, W. (1986) Biomechanik der Sportarten. Bd.1: Biomechanik der Leichtathletik. Enke, Stuttgart
  • Ballreich, R., Baumann, W. (1986) Biomechanik der Sportarten. Bd.1+2: Biomechanik der Sportspiele. Enke, Stuttgart
  • Biomechanik für Nichtbiomechaniker. Verlag FCV
  • Brody H. (2007). The Physics and Technology of Tennis, Racquet Tech Publishing
  • Gressmann M. (2002). Fahrradphysik und Biomechanik, Delius Klasing Verlag
  • Hochmuth G. (1979). Biomechanik sportlicher Bewegungen. Berlin: Sportverlag
  • Hutten H.(1995). Biomedizinische Technik. Band 1, Berlin Heidelberg New York: Springer-Verlag
  • Klinke R, Silbernagel S. (2001). Lehrbuch der Physiologie. Stuttgart: Thieme
  • Kunststoffverarbeitung. Vogel Verlag. Auflage: 10. Aufl.Kassat G. (1993).
  • Lindner H. (1999).Physik für Ingenieure. Leipzig-Köln: Fachbuchverlag
  • Michaeli W. (2003). Einführung in die Kunststoffverarbeitung. Hanser Verlag
  • Pelz D. (2006), Putting Bible,
  • Schünke M. (2008). Der Körper des Menschen. Stuttgart :Thieme
  • Schwarz O., Ebeling F. W., Furth B. (2005)
  • Trieb L., Schweitzer Ch. (2002).Physik 1-3. Wien:Veritas
  • Weißbach W. (2007) Werkstoffkunde und Werkstoffprüfung. Wiesbaden: Vieweg Verlag
  • Catalogues of the individual sports equipment manufacturers and their homepages:
  • www.petzl.com
  • www.austrialpin.at
  • www.jp-australia.com
  • www.naish.com
  • Surf and Kitsurf Magazines

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Performance Physiology and Movement Medicine (HFW-SE0)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Performance Physiology and Movement Medicine

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • give an account of the basics of performance physiology and movement medicine and consider their principles in their future work.
  • help shape the goals of prevention programs.
  • solve technical tasks in performance physiology and movement medicine.

Course contents

  • Basics of performance physiology (endurance, strength, coordination - balance);
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology;
  • Diagnostics and assessment in theory and in practical application;
  • Aspects of the resulting training programs;
  • Principles and tasks of movement medicine;
  • Elements of Kinesiology;
  • Movement diagnostics and exercises.

Literature

  • Lehrbuch der Sportmedizin, Graf C.; Deutscher Ärzteverlag
  • Sportbiologie, Jürgen Weineck; Spitta Verlag
  • Physiology of sport and exercise. Kenney W., Wilmore J, Costill D.; human kinetics
  • Lecture documents (pdf)

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Sports Equipment Science (HFW-SE1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Sports Equipment Science

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • illuminate, evaluate and present a piece of sports equipment on the basis of various aspects (technical, economic).
  • define the most relevant specifications of a piece of sports equipment.
  • reproduce the specifications using a wide variety of media.

Course contents

  • Historical development
  • Application analysis
  • Technical Specifications
  • Physical functional principles
  • Testing
  • Production processes

Literature

  • Sports equipment specific standards
  • Manufacturer specifications
  • Patent specifications
  • Performance appraisal

Assessment methods

  • Presentation and written exam
Sports Week and Sportsequipment Workshop (HFW-SE3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Design | Sports | Ergonomics - Specifics (54)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Design-Specifics (PDV)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Bio-inspired Materials (HFW-PD4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Designvalidation (HFW-PD1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Design validation of products

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • specify the basic requirements of a certified quality management system for product development.
  • define product specifications with regard to user needs.
  • create test scenarios for the validation of the product design and to document and present the results of the validation.

Course contents

  • Relevant standards and regulations
  • Application analysis
  • Definition of requirements (design input)
  • Design Validation Planning

Literature

  • Various guidance documents on norms and standards

Assessment methods

  • Report and presentation
Risk Management (HFW-PD2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Surface Design and Visualisation (HFW-PD3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Ergonomics-Specifics (ERV)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Cognitive and Acoustic Ergonomics (HFW-ER2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Ergonomic Workplace Design (HFW-ER1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Healthcare ergonomics (HFW-ER3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Usability and user-experience (HFW-ER4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Sports-Specifics (SPV)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Applied physics in sports equipment testing (HFW-SE4)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Applied physics in sports equipment testing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • apply physical principles in the field of vibrations, energy, impulse, angular momentum conservation and friction to the behavior of sports equipment
  • explain the effects and influencing factors associated with these physical phenomena
  • create overall concepts for different user groups from beginners to Olympic participants
  • assess and develop the connection between the various sports techniques and the material properties required for them
  • reproduce the production process and the testing of sports equipment in detail.

Course contents

  • Vibrations, linear/rotational, undamped and damped, and their effects in the application of sports equipment
  • Influence of different materials and their stress-strain function on the behavior of sports equipment and the relationship between stress-strain and hysteresis function
  • Effects of these physical vibration and material parameters on sports technology and reversed requirements
  • Biomechanical Influencing Factors
  • Training specific basics as influencing factors

Literature

  • Benninghoff-Drenckhahn (2008). Anatomie Bd.1 und Bd.2.München 2003: Urban und Fischer
  • Ballreich, R., Baumann, W. (1986) Biomechanik der Sportarten. Bd.1: Biomechanik der Leichtathletik. Enke, Stuttgart
  • Ballreich, R., Baumann, W. (1986) Biomechanik der Sportarten. Bd.1+2: Biomechanik der Sportspiele. Enke, Stuttgart
  • Biomechanik für Nichtbiomechaniker. Verlag FCV
  • Brody H. (2007). The Physics and Technology of Tennis, Racquet Tech Publishing
  • Gressmann M. (2002). Fahrradphysik und Biomechanik, Delius Klasing Verlag
  • Hochmuth G. (1979). Biomechanik sportlicher Bewegungen. Berlin: Sportverlag
  • Hutten H.(1995). Biomedizinische Technik. Band 1, Berlin Heidelberg New York: Springer-Verlag
  • Klinke R, Silbernagel S. (2001). Lehrbuch der Physiologie. Stuttgart: Thieme
  • Kunststoffverarbeitung. Vogel Verlag. Auflage: 10. Aufl.Kassat G. (1993).
  • Lindner H. (1999).Physik für Ingenieure. Leipzig-Köln: Fachbuchverlag
  • Michaeli W. (2003). Einführung in die Kunststoffverarbeitung. Hanser Verlag
  • Pelz D. (2006), Putting Bible,
  • Schünke M. (2008). Der Körper des Menschen. Stuttgart :Thieme
  • Schwarz O., Ebeling F. W., Furth B. (2005)
  • Trieb L., Schweitzer Ch. (2002).Physik 1-3. Wien:Veritas
  • Weißbach W. (2007) Werkstoffkunde und Werkstoffprüfung. Wiesbaden: Vieweg Verlag
  • Catalogues of the individual sports equipment manufacturers and their homepages:
  • www.petzl.com
  • www.austrialpin.at
  • www.jp-australia.com
  • www.naish.com
  • Surf and Kitsurf Magazines

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination
Sports Equipment Science (HFW-SE1)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Sports Equipment Science

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • illuminate, evaluate and present a piece of sports equipment on the basis of various aspects (technical, economic).
  • define the most relevant specifications of a piece of sports equipment.
  • reproduce the specifications using a wide variety of media.

Course contents

  • Historical development
  • Application analysis
  • Technical Specifications
  • Physical functional principles
  • Testing
  • Production processes

Literature

  • Sports equipment specific standards
  • Manufacturer specifications
  • Patent specifications
  • Performance appraisal

Assessment methods

  • Presentation and written exam
Sports Week and Sportsequipment Workshop (HFW-SE3)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Training theory and sports biomechanics (HFW-SE2)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Training theory and sports biomechanics

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • understand the basic, training-scientific principles of a differentiated strength and condition training.
  • explain the execution variants of the basic exercises of strength training biomechanically.
  • plan specific training units.

Course contents

  • Basics of conditional abilities
  • Principles of energy supply
  • Classification of strength training exercises
  • Periodization and planning

Literature

  • Baechle & Earle, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 3rd Edition, Human Kinetics, 2008
  • Zatsiorsky & Kraemer, Science and Practice of Strength Training, 2nd Edition, Human Kinetics, 2006

Assessment methods

  • Planning of a training unit and written examination
From Idea to Product 4 (53)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (IZP4)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

Rapid Prototyping und Manufacturing

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • Rapid Tooling
  • explain the most important procedures for rapid prototyping and manufacturing.
  • explain the advantages and disadvantages of different rapid prototyping and manufacturing processes
  • describe applications of rapid prototyping techniques in human factors and sports engineering
  • select suitable rapid prototyping methods for various applications
  • prepare CAD components for 3D printing
  • create simple models using 3D printing techniques

Course contents

  • Generative manufacturing processes
  • Additive manufacturing (is in most cases layered manufacturing)
  • Freeform Fabrication
  • Desktop Manufacturing
  • Layer Manufacturing Technology
  • Advanced Digital Manufacturing (ADM)
  • Additive manufacturing processes (stereolithography, selective laser sintering, fused deposition modeling)
  • Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling und Rapid Manufacturing
  • Special processes and applications (Arburg Freeformer, Tissue Engineering)

Literature

  • Gebhardt, Andreas: Additive Fertigungsverfahren, 5. Auflage, Carl Hanser Verlag, München, 2016
  • Richard / Schramm / Zipsner: Additive Fertigung von Bauteilen und Strukturen, Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 2017 (Seiten 21 bis 40 und Seite 87 bis 104)
Human Factors and Sports Engineering Seminar (52)
English / iMod
4.00
-
Human Factors and Sports Engineering Seminar (HFS)
English / ILV
4.00
1.00

Course description

Human Factors and Sports Engineering Seminar

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • work independently on topics from the field of Human Factors and Sports Engineering, taking into account the fundamentals of scientific work.
  • independently write a pre-scientific paper taking into account the basics of scientific writing.
  • select English language specialist literature relevant to the topic and to use it correctly in the context of a scientific paper, both formally and in terms of content.

Course contents

  • Biomechanical measurement technology
  • Applied project management
  • Problem-solving competence
  • Applied data analysis
  • Applied basics of statistics
  • Scientific work and writing
  • Literature search
  • English technical literature

Literature

  • Project-related
Law (56)
German / kMod
4.00
-
Commercial private law (WPR)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Commercial private law

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • fundamentally assess facts of business life from a legal point of view; this includes in particular..:
  • to examine the prerequisites for the existence of a valid contract and its stability from a legal point of view
  • to recognize and legally assess any disruptions in performance (subsequent impossibility of performance, default, warranty) in the execution of contractual obligations
  • to examine the existence and content of contractual or statutory obligations (va damages)
  • to examine the derivative or original acquisition of property
  • to effectively secure claims by means of security agreements in rem or under the law of obligations (guarantee, lien, retention of title)

Course contents

  • Fundamentals of general civil law, in particular:
  • Legal capacity and legal capacity
  • Conclusion of contract using AGB
  • Lack of will, possibility and permissibility of legal transactions, representation
  • Performance disturbance right
  • Selected contractual obligations
  • Selected legal obligations (especially tort law)
  • Fundamentals of property law

Literature

  • Perner/Spitzer/Kodek, Bürgerliches Recht, fünfte Auflage (2016)
  • Bydlinski, Grundzüge des Privatrechts, zehnte Auflage (2017)
  • Aktuelle Gesetzesausgaben von ABGB und KSchG

Assessment methods

  • Written exam, case processing and cooperation
Corporate and company law (UGR)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00

Course description

Corporate and company law

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • ssess the entrepreneurial status of a legal entity within the meaning of the German Enterprise Code (Unternehmensgesetzbuch) and the associated legal consequences
  • assess the legal consequences of an asset deal and assess the liability risk to legally assess simple facts in the field of corporate representation and selected corporate transactions
  • legally assess simple facts in the field of corporate representation and selected corporate transactions
  • fundamentally assess the "choice of the appropriate legal form" with regard to the formation of a company from a company law perspective

Course contents

  • General corporate law (entrepreneurial status, corporate law, company transfer, publicity effects of the company register, corporate representation)
  • Selected examples from the area of company-related businesses
  • Comparative presentation of the most important representatives from the field of partnerships and corporations

Literature

  • Kalss/Schauer/Winner, Unternehmensrecht, dritte Auflage (2017)
  • Ratka/Rauter/Völkl, Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht, dritte Auflage, Band I und II (2017)
  • Rieder/Huemer, Gesellschaftsrecht, 4. Auflage (2016)
  • Aktuelle Gesetzesausgaben von UGB, GmbHG, AktG

Assessment methods

  • Written exam, case processing and cooperation
Project Human Factors and Sports Engineering (51)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Human Factors and Sports Engineering Group Project (HFP)
German / ILV
5.00
2.00

Course description

Group Project Human Factors and Sports Engineering

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • carry out scientific semester projects in small groups on topics of Human Factors and Sports Engineering independently.
  • carry out methods, subjects, measurements, presentation and interpretation of measurement data independently.
  • present the results of a project in a scientific article.
  • apply project management to scientific projects.
  • present scientific projects in the context of a quasi-scientific conference.

Course contents

  • Biomechanical measurement technology
  • Applied project management
  • Problem-solving competence
  • Applied data analysis
  • Applied basics of statistics
  • Group work

Literature

  • Project-related

6. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Professional Internship and Bachelor's Thesis (61)
German / kMod
30.00
-
Bachelor's Thesis (SEM)
German / BE
6.00
0.27
Professional Internship (BPR)
German / EL
24.00
0.00