Mechanical Engineering B.Sc.

The goal of the oldest course of study of the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is the broad training of mechanical engineers, who may be employed in all technical fields in the industry in research and development as well as in production and distribution. Combined, the Bachelor and Master courses of study form the successor of the Diploma program in Mechanical Engineering


Overview of study course topics and credit points

Study course topicsCredit Points
Fundementals of Engineering Sciences 77
Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences 33
Fundamentals of System Sciences 21
Fundamentals of Social and Business Science 10
Occupational Field 30
Project 10
Internship 14
Bachelor Thesis (12 weeks) 15
  210

Basic Information

Standard Period of Studies: 7 semesters
ECTS Credits: 210
Language: german
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Course Guidance

Consultation hours with
Dipl.-Ing. Katharina Bethlehem-Eichler
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Appointments for personal consultation by appointment
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Recommended study plan / Curriculum plan

as on: 11.03.2015

1st Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Eckstein / Feldhusen / Gries / Hopmann / Moormann / Pischinger / Schmitt / Wessling 1 1 1
Mechanics I Markert 2 2 7
Machine Design I Feldhusen 1 2 3

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Chemistry Okuda/Dronskowski/Simon 2 1 3
Physics Wuttig/Wiebusch 2 1 4
Mathematics I Triesch/Rauhut 3 2 7

Fundamentals of Social and Business Science

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Communication and Organisation Development Jeschke S./Isenhardt 1 2 3
Total
121128

2nd Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Mechanics II Markert 2 2 7
Introduction to CAD Feldhusen 0 1 1
Thermodynamics I Bardow 2 2 6
Electrical Engineering and Electronics Hameyer 3 2 6

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Mathematics II Triesch/Rauhut 3 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Computer Science in Mechanical Engineering Jeschke S. 2 3 5
Total
121232

3rd Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Mechanics III Markert 3 2 8
Machine Design II Jacobs/Corves 1 1 2
Machine Design III Jacobs/Corves 1 1 3
Thermodynamics II Bardow 1 1 3
Materials Science I Broeckmann 3 2 6

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Mathematics III Triesch/Rauhut 3 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Modul Dozenten Ls P/L CP
Measurement Laboratory Tutorial Schmitt 0 3 3
Total
121232

4th Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Machine Design II Jacobs/Corves 2 2 6
Materials Science II Hopmann/Telle 2 1 4
Fluid Mechanics I Schröder 2 2 7

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Numerical Mathematics Reusken 2 2 5

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Simulation Methods in Mechanical Engineering Mitsos/Behr 3 3 6
Total
111028

5th Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Heat and Mass Transfer I Kneer 2 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Automatic Control Abel 3 2 7

Fundamentals of Social and Business Science

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Business Engineering Schuh 2 1 3

Occupational Field "Transportation Engineering", Specialization in Automotive Engineering

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Automotive Engineering I - Longitudinal Dynamics of Vehicles
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 2 6
Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals Pischinger 2 1 4
Compulsory optional subject
alternativly in 6th term
Fluid Technology for Mobile Applications
Materials Handling Technology
Engineering Design I
Design of Fluid Power Components
2
Total
7532

6th Term

Fundamentals of Social and Business Science

Modul Dozenten L P/L CP
Quality and Project Management Schmitt/Schlick 2 2 4

Occupational Field "Transportation Engineering", Specialization in Automotive Engineering
Project

Modul Dozenten/Duration L P/L CP
Automotive Engeneering II - Vertical- and Lateral Dynamics of Vehicles
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein 2 2 6
Fundamentals of Rail Vehicles Dellmann 2 2 6
Mechatronics in Automotive Engineering
Module descriptionInformation
Eckstein / Dellmann 2 2 6
Compulsory optional subject
alternatively in 5th term
Transportation Design – Fundamentals and Industrial Practice
Joining Technology I – Basic Course A
Vehicle Acoustics
Dynamics of Machines for Rigid Bodies
Porous Media Mechanics
2
Project 6 weeks     10
Total
2229

7th Term

Internship / Bachelor Thesis

Modul Duration CP
Internship 14 weeks 14
Bachelor Thesis 10 weeks 15
Total
29

Errors and omissions excepted.
Valid from release of 4th ÄÖ (PO 2012)

L: Lecture
P/L: Practice/Lab
CP: Creditpoints


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