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Industry 4.0: Principles & Implementation

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Industry 4.0: Principles & Implementation
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-W16
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam or written composition

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIMAScWPF-W16 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 2, optional course, general subject
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
WIMASc145 Manufacturing Technologies
WIMAScWPF-W6 Operations Management

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Köhler

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will _
... be familiar with the origins, range and current status of Industry 4.0
_ be familiar with the current challenges, constraints and requirements of Industry 4.0.
_ be familiar with the initial implementation of Industry 4.0, but also with the existing limits of implementation in production plants.
... understand the relevance of technology, organization and employees in implementing Industry 4.0.
_ will be familiar with strategies and process models for implementing Industry 4.0 in manufacturing companies and will be able to implement these operationally.
_ be familiar with existing concepts in today´s research for implementing Industry 4.0, especially in SMEs, amidst very limited resources.
_ be familiar with strategies and process models, especially with regard to the involvement of social partners, in the development and design of I 4.0 implementations
_ be aware of current Industry 4.0 implementation, especially with regard to the possibilities/benefits and limits of assistance systems in manufacturing companies.

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Module content:
- Industry 4.0 - The Basics
- I 4.0 principles, significance, organizational design principles
- I 4.0 challenges for enterprises (SMEs/NSMEs)
- I 4.0 and new business models (hybrid value creation)
- Visions of tomorrow´s factory: chances and risks
- Adaptability and Industry 4.0
- I 4.0 interactions between technology/organization/employees
- Co-determination aspects: involving social partners
- Changes in work and leadership
- Qualification and employee development under I4.0
- Excerpts from the current status of I4.0 research projects
Operational implementation of Industry 4.0 in companies:
- Process model for introducing Industry 4.0
- Economic evaluations during the introduction of I 4.0
- Lean methods and adaptability as a basis for introducing I4.0
- Procedures for involving social partners (involvement and regulations)
- I 4.0 in practice: context-sensitive, intelligently adaptive assistance and knowledge services
- I 4.0 in practice: synchronous production through semi-autonomous planning and human-centric decision support

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Teaching methods/Media:
Projector-presentation, blackboard, lecture notes, case studies, discussions, group work

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Recommended or required reading:
Praxishandbuch Industrie 4.0: Branchen - Unternehmen - M & A
Lucks, Kai. - 1. Auflage 2017. - Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel, 2017
Industrie 4.0 konkret: Ein Wegweiser in die Praxis [electronic resource]
/ Jahn, Myriam. - Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler, 2017
DOI-Link: 10.1007/978-3-658-17770-6
Klein(st)- und Mittelbetriebe im Kontext zu Industrie 4.0: die neue Entwicklung der Wirtschaft
Kettl, Alexander. - Saarbrücken: AV Akademikerverlag, [2017] [Hochschulschrift]
Handbuch Industrie 4.0: Geschäftsmodelle, Prozesse, Technik
Reinhart, Gunther [HerausgeberIn]. - München: Hanser, [2017]
Handbuch Industrie 4.0
Vogel-Heuser, Birgit [HerausgeberIn]; Bauernhansl, Thomas [HerausgeberIn]; Ten Hompel, Michael [HerausgeberIn]. - Berlin; [Heidelberg]: Springer Vieweg
Integrierte Unternehmensplanung: Anforderungen, Lösungen und Echtzeitsimulation im Rahmen von Industrie 4.0
Mosler, Andreas. - Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler, [2017]
10. Die digitale Transformation gestalten
acatech [HerausgeberIn]. - München: Hanser, [2017]
11. Wandlungsfähigkeit durch modulare Produktionssysteme
Kreimeier, Dieter [HerausgeberIn]. _Herrmann, Klaus [HerausgeberIn].   _ Frakfurt a.M.: VDMA Verlag, [2013]

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