307.436 Ropeway Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

calculate rope lines, select a ropeway system adapted to the individual conditions, identify the main components of a ropeway and describe their function, know the function of the most important safety systems and be able to describe their technical implementation. 

Subject of course

Different systems of cableways especially those for passenger transport, steel-wire ropes used for cableways, calculation of longitudinal profiles and strain of ropes, projecting of cableways considering especially those for passenger transport, drive and braking systems, carriers, rope guidance and support, safety devices used for cableways

Teaching methods

Classical presentation with beamer. Partly declarative hand-drawings and sketces on the whiteboard. Discussion with studets is very welcome.

Mode of examination

Written and oral



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 12:0006.03.2024Seminarraum BD 03 VO
Wed09:00 - 12:0013.03.2024Seminarraum BD 03 VO
Wed09:00 - 12:0020.03.2024 - 24.04.2024Seminarraum BD 02C VO
Wed09:00 - 12:0008.05.2024Seminarraum BD 02C Prüfung
Ropeway Systems - Single appointments
Wed06.03.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 03 VO
Wed13.03.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 03 VO
Wed20.03.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 02C VO
Wed10.04.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 02C VO
Wed17.04.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 02C VO
Wed24.04.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 02C VO
Wed08.05.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BD 02C Prüfung

Examination modalities

Examination in two parts: 1. written part a calculation example using documents but working alone,

2.oral part theory questions on the presented substance without documents in Zoom-conference. 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
12.01.2024 08:00 18.03.2024 23:59 18.03.2024 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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