Networked Product Development Processes

Event type Lecture (master´s degree)
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Joachim Metternich, Prof. Dr. Rainer Anderl
Mentoring assistant Jannik Rosemeyer M. Sc. (PTW) | Tanja Steinbach, M. Sc. (DiK)
Offer cycle
Semester hours per week
Credit points
Summer semester (3 lecture hours, 1 exercise hour)
Time Wednesdays 08:00 – 11:30
Place In the summer semester 2021, the lecture will be held online.

You can find information about this on Moodle.
Aims The students should understand product development as a continuous computer-aided process, learn to master the most important working methods and develop skills to recognize the development progress in processes and to control the process flow.
  • Introduction to the product life cycle and networked product development processes, description methods (BPMN)
  • Networked product development processes in industry
  • Reference models for networked product creation processes
  • Value creation and process organization for networked product creation processes
  • Methods for supporting networked product creation processes
  • Computer support: (I) requirements modeling and systems engineering, (II)product modeling and simultaneous engineering, (III) production planning and control.
  • Industry 4.0, Cyber-Physical Systems, Future Internet, Components and Equipment are Information Carriers, Big Data
Lecture notes Lecture slides
Lecture dates and exam The exam in VPEP is expected to be held on 15.02.2022.
For the exam registration procedure, please contact the DiK.