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
Andrej Oberdörfer M.Sc.
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Recommended study plan / Curriculum planas on: 21.11.2018

1st Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Module Lecturer 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 Jacobs 1 2 3

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Module Lecturer 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

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Communication and Organisation Development Isenhardt 1 2 3
Total
121128

2nd Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Mechanics II Markert 2 2 7
Introduction to CAD Jacobs 0 1 1
Thermodynamics I Bardow 2 2 6
Basics of Electrical Engineering for Mechatronic Systems Schmitt 3 2 6

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Mathematics II Triesch/Rauhut 3 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Computer Science in Mechanical Engineering Meisen 2 3 5
Total
121232

3rd Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Mechanics III Markert 3 2 8
Machine Design II Jacobs/Corves 2 2 5,5
Thermodynamics II Bardow 1 1 3
Materials Science I Broeckmann 3 2 6

Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Mathematics III Triesch/Rauhut 3 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Module Lecturer Ls P/L CP
Measurement Laboratory Tutorial Schomburg 0 3 3
Total
121232

4th Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Module Lecturer 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

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Numerical Mathematics Reusken 2 2 5

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Simulation Methods in Mechanical Engineering Mitsos/Behr 3 3 6
Total
111028

5th Term

Fundamentals of Engineering Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Heat and Mass Transfer I Kneer 2 2 7

Fundamentals of System Sciences

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Automatic Control Abel 3 2 7

Fundamentals of Social and Business Science

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Business Engineering Schuh 2 1 3

Occupational Field "Transportation Engineering", Specialization in Automotive Engineering

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Automotive Engineering I - Longitudinal Dynamics of Vehicles Eckstein 2 2 6
Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals Pischinger 2 1 4
Compulsory optional subject – alternativly in 6th term
Fluid Technology for Mobile Applications
Engineering Design I
Transportation Design – Advanced Design and Presentation Techniques
Design of Fluid Power Components
 

6th Term

Fundamentals of Social and Business Science

Module Lecturer L P/L CP
Quality and Project Management Schmitt 2 2 4

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

Module Dozenten/Duration L P/L CP
Automotive Engeneering II - Vertical- and Lateral Dynamics of Vehicles Eckstein 2 2 6
Fundamentals of Rail Vehicles Schindler 2 2 6
Mechatronics in Vehicle Engineering Eckstein / Schindler 2 2 6
Compulsory optional subject – alternatively in 5th term
Transportation Design – Fundamentals and Industrial Practice
Joining Technology I – Basic Course
Fundamentals of Materials Handling Technology
Machine Dynamics of Rigid Systems
Porous Media Mechanics
Series Development of Transmissions for Passenger Cars and Light-Duty Vehicles
2
Project 6 weeks     10

7th Term

Internship / Bachelor Thesis

Module 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


Elective courses with change of your study plan

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