Lightweight Design Fundamentals

  • Combined Course (KV, lecture and tutorial parts) 2 hours per week (2.5 ECTS, is held in summer semester)

The course gives an overview on the applications and classical disciplines of lightweight design:

  • Objective, methods and tools of lightweight design
  • Types of lightweight constructions
  • Examples of lightweight systems design
  • Lightweight materials, metals, composite materials and joining technologies
  • Introduction into constructional lightweight design

The course (KV) is a

  • Compulsory subject of the bachelor's programme in Polymer Engineering
  • Compulsory subject of the specialisation Mechanics of the bachelor's programme Mechatronics