Product Development - Design Process

  • Typ: Vorlesung (V)
  • Lehrstuhl: Fakultät für Maschinenbau
  • Semester: SS 2019
  • Ort:

    Lecture hall Audimax and Gerthsen

  • Zeit:

    Start: Fr 26.04.2019 at 14:00 o'clock in the Audimax. For further information please refer to the ILIAS-Portal.

  • Dozent:

    Prof.Dr.-Ing. Albert Albers

  • SWS: 3
  • LVNr.: 3146023
  • Prüfung: The format of the exam is still to be determined.
  • Hinweis:

    Contact person: M.Sc. Marcel Nöller


Lecture documents
Pahl, Beitz: Konstruktionslehre, Springer-Verlag 1997
Hering, Triemel, Blank: Qualitätssicherung für Ingenieure; VDI-Verlag, 1993

Content of teaching

Basics of Product Development: Basic Terms, Classification of the Product
Development into the industrial environment, generation of costs / responsibility for costs
Concept Development: List of demands / Abstraction of the Problem Definition / Creativity Techniques / Evaluation and selection of solutions
Drafting : Prevailing basic rules of Design / Design Principles as a
problem oriented accessory
Rationalization within the Product Development: Basics of Development
Management/ Simultaneous Engineering and Integrated Product Development/Development of Product
Lines and Modular Construction Systems
Quality Assurance in early Development Phases : Methods of Quality Assurance
in an overview/QFD/FMEA


This lecture is the basis for the main subject Integrated Product Development, which is offered as a specialisation.


regular attendance: 31.5 h

self-study: 148.5 h


The students are able to ...

  • differentiate between different types of product development.
  • name the relevant influencing factors of a market for product development.
  • name, compare and use the central methods and process models of product development within moderate complex technical systems.
  • explain problem solving techniques and associated development methods.
  • explain product profiles and to differentiate and choose suitable creative techniques of solution finding on this basis.
  • use design guidelines to create simple technical systems and to explain these guidelines.
  • name and compare quality assurance methods; to choose and use suitable methods for particular applications.
  • explain the differents methods of design of experiment.
  • explain the costs in development process.
Exam description

The format of the exam is still to be determined.
Please prepare for written exam.

If you have any questions regarding the exam, please contact Katharina Dühr.