Sports Equipment Technology: Curriculum

Here you'll find detailed information on current courses of the Master'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
Biomechanics (M13)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Applied biomechanics and biomechanical multi-body simulation (ABUBM)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

Course description

After an introduction to the basics of mechanics and biomechanics, the theorie of biomechanics is prepared and in addition biomechanical multibody-simulatoin software is used. The biomechanics of different sports is developed using hands-on examples.

Methodology

ILV

Learning outcomes

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

  • name and discuss inner and outer forces acting on athletes during sports
  • calculate inner forces resulting from outer forces acting on athletes
  • quasi-statically calculate the center of gravity during exercise based on different anthropometric models
  • name advantages and disadvantages of biomechanical multibody-simulation software and discuss their sensible use depending on specific research questions
  • develop simple models based on anthropomtric data using multibody-simulation software
  • conduct biomechanical analyses using multibody-simulation software

Course contents

  • calculation of Center of Gravity
  • anthrompometrical models
  • basic biomechanics of different movements and sports
  • o inner and outer forces
  • o torque
  • o inertia
  • o Energie
  • o work
  • o power
  • o impulse
  • current biomechanical multibody-simulation software (e.g. AnyBody, OpenSim..)
  • o calculation of muscle forces
  • o calculation of joint forces

Prerequisites

knowledge of basic mechanics

Literature

  • Klein, P., Sommerfeld, P., 2004, Biomechanik der menschlichen Gelenke, Urban & Fischer
  • Richard, A.A., Kullmer, G., 2013, Biomechanik: Grundlagen und Anwendungen auf den menschlichen Bewegungsapparat, Springer Vieweg
  • Winter, D.A., 2005, Biomechanics and motor control of human movement, Hoboken
  • Bartlett, R., Introduction to Sports Biomechanics Analysing Human Movement Patterns, Second Edition, Routledge
  • AnyBody Tutorials, https://anyscript.org/tutorials/
  • Open Sim Tutorials, https://simtk-confluence.stanford.edu/display/OpenSim/Examples+and+Tutorials
  • recent scientific publications
Information engineering (M16)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Applied computer science in sports technology (AIIST)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Data management (DM)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00
Materials sciences in sports (M15)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Materials sciences in sports (MWIST)
German / VO
5.00
4.00

Course description

Advanced course in materials science.

Methodology

Lecture

Learning outcomes

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

  • select and develop appropriate test methods for materials and sports equipment.
  • select suitable materials for sports equipment.
  • select light metals and wood for applications in sports equipment.
  • use strengthening mechanisms in metals for applications.
  • to assess new developments in the field of materials.

Course contents

  • Material testing and special test methods
  • Polymers
  • Stahl
  • Light metals (Al, Mg, Ti)
  • Strengthening mechanisms for metals
  • Creep of metals and plastics
  • Rheology
  • Amorphous metals
  • Nanocrystalline Materials

Prerequisites

Basics in Materials Science

Literature

  • PowerPoint slides for the lecture
  • J. Rösler, H. Harders, M. Bäker (2012): Mechanisches Verhalten der Werkstoffe, Springer Verlag
  • G. Gottstein (2014): Physikalische Grundlagen der Materialkunde, Springer Verlag
  • G. Ehrenstein (2011): Polymer-Werkstoffe: Struktur - Eigenschaften - Anwendung, Hanser Verlag
  • H. Wilhelm (2019): Rheologie, Skriptum

Assessment methods

  • Written end exam
Measurement technology 1 (M12)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Applied measurement technology in sports technology (AMST)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00
Instrumented motion analysis (MBA)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00
Project Management (M11)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Project Management and sports technology project 1 (PUSTP1)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00
Sports mechanics (M14)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
German / ILV
2.00
2.00
Mechanical calcutlaions in sports technology (MBIST)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

2. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Applied sports technology 1 (M21)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Sports practice measurement week - summer (SMS)
German / SO
3.00
2.00
Sports technology project 2 (STP2)
German / ILV
2.00
1.00
Measurement technology 2 (M22)
German / kMod
5.00
-
Machine Learning (ML)
German / ILV
2.00
1.00
Mobile data capturing (MD)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Mobile development (M26)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Monitoring and feedback (MUF)
German / ILV
5.00
3.00
Production and Simulation (M24)
German / iMod
5.00
-
FEM in Sports Technology (FEMST)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00
Statistics and Quality management (M25)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Statistics and Qualitymanagement (SUQ)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00
Testing (M23)
German / iMod
5.00
-
Instrumented material testing and testing systems (MUMP)
German / ILV
5.00
4.00

3. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Aerodynamics and bionics (M34)
English / kMod
5.00
-
Aerodynamics (AERO)
English / VO
3.00
2.00
Bionics (BION)
English / VO
2.00
2.00
Applied sports technology 2 (M31)
English / kMod
5.00
-
Sports practice measurement week - winter (SPMWW)
English / ILV
3.00
2.00
Sports technology project 3 (STP3)
English / ILV
2.00
1.00
Management Skills 1 (M36)
English / kMod
6.00
-
Controlling (CONT)
English / VO
2.00
2.00
Eventmanagement (EVMM)
English / VO
2.00
2.00
Meet the industry (MTI)
English / VO
2.00
2.00
Sports technology - project design (M32)
English / kMod
6.00
-
Academic English (AE)
English / ILV
2.00
2.00
Creativity techniques and study design (CTASD)
English / ILV
4.00
3.00
Sports wear (M35)
English / iMod
4.00
-
Sports wear (SPW)
English / VO
4.00
3.00
Visualization (M33)
English / kMod
4.00
-
Design (DES)
English / ILV
2.00
2.00
Product management (PM)
English / ILV
2.00
2.00

4. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Management Skills 2 (M42)
English / kMod
5.00
-
Digital Leadership and New Worl of Work (DLANWW)
English / VO
2.00
2.00
Start-up management (SUM)
English / VO
3.00
2.00
Master's Thesis (M41)
English / iMod
25.00
-
Master's Thesis (MT)
English / SO
25.00
2.00