330.265 Assistance Systems in Manufacturing 1
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

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

  • know relevant objectives and framework conditions of assistance systems in manufacturing
  • evaluate existing assistance systems and develop approache for their improvement
  • systematically draft assistance systems for deployment in manufacturing


Subject of course

Basic trends and developments in production, initial situation of production work in Central Europe, overview of existing assistance systems in production (work-assisted systems, decision support systems, human-robot interaction)

Planning, design and evaluation of assistance systems, participation-oriented design, evaluation and selection of alternate solutions, work safety, protection of personal data, context adaptivity, usability

Teaching methods

  • Active cooperation during the LV unit
  • Successful completion of three exercise example
  • written exam

Mode of examination


Additional information




Course dates

Wed11:00 - 13:0011.10.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB Preliminary Meeting & L1: Introduction, Overview Exercises
Mon09:00 - 11:0016.10.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB L2: Overview of Assistance Systems in Production
Tue09:00 - 16:0024.10.2023 TU Pilot FactoryEX1: Introduction to Assistance Systems in group slots
Fri12:00 - 14:0027.10.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB L3: Planning of Assistance Systems
Mon10:00 - 12:0030.10.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB L4: Implementation of Assistance Systems
Mon10:00 - 12:0006.11.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB L5: Evaluation of Assistance Systems
Mon10:00 - 12:0013.11.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB L6: Human-Robot-Interaction
Fri12:00 - 15:0017.11.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB EX3 first Submission Delivery Meeting in group slots
Mon09:00 - 18:0020.11.2023 TU Pilot FactoryEX3: Use Case Implementation & Evaluation in group slots
Thu09:00 - 18:0023.11.2023 TU Pilot FactoryEX3: Use Case Implementation & Evaluation in group slots
Mon09:00 - 16:0015.01.2024Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB EX4: Demo-Day (Presentation of Solutions from Exercises) in group slots

Examination modalities

passed examination + submission of exercises + active particiaption


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue16:00 - 18:0021.01.2025 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=65951written21.12.2024 09:00 - 19.01.2025 09:00TISSOnline exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
10.07.2023 08:00 03.10.2023 18:00 18.10.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 517 Manufacturing and Robotics Not specifiedSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective


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