Institute for Information Management in Engineering

I4.0 Systems platform

  • type: Project Seminar
  • chair: Institute for Information Management in Engineering (IMI) / Dep. of Mechanical Engineering
  • semester: Summer term 2020
  • place:

    Kriegsstrasse 77, IMI I4.0-Lab, 3rd floor

  • time:

    Mo 09:00 till 13:00

  • start: 27.04.2020
  • lecturer:

    Prof.Dr.Ing. Jivka Ovtcharova

  • sws: 4
  • ects: 4
  • lv-no.: 2123900
  • information:

    Launch event Monday 27 April 2020, course in German language

General information:

Language: German    Contact: Thomas Maier

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students are able to describe the fundamental concepts, challenges, and objectives of Industrie 4.0. The essential terms in context of information management can be named and explained.

  • Students can explain the necessary information flow between the different IT systems. They get practically knowledge about using current IT systems in context of I4.0, from order to production.

  • In context of I4.0 students are able to represent and analyze processes using specialized methods of process management.

  • Teams of students  are able to understand practice-relevant I4.0 issues concerning continuous information flow  and discuss  and provide proposals for solutions.

  • Student teams can also provide prototypically implementation of the obtained solutions using given IT systems and present the final results.


Industry 4.0, IT systems for fabrication (e.g.: CAx, PDM, CAM, ERP, MES), process modelling and execution, project work in teams, practice-relevant I4.0 problems, in automation, manufacturing industry and service.

Latest information

Kick-Off winter-term project Mo. 21. Okt. 2019 at 09:00 at CAIT (IMI, 3rd floor, Kriegsstrasse 77)
IMI I4o-Thema WS1920IMI

For more details see German web page.