330.317 Digital Simulation of Ergonomics and Robotics (DSER)
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

Learning outcomes

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

  • Getting to know different simulation software
  • Carrying out introductory examples with learning environments
  • Carrying out simulation exercises from the industrial environment
  • Getting to know and carrying out digital ergonomics and process analyses and robotics analyses
  • Integration and manipulation of robotics applications in the simulation environment


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Subject of course

Introduction Meeting - compulsory attendance

see MS Temas Link below

VO Self-study (independent)

Theoretical contenct, self-study phase on TUWEL

Short MC-Test

UE Ergonomic Assesment - compulsory attendance

UE Robot Simulation - compulsory attendance

VU Ergonomic Simulation of Wokrstations- compulsory attendance

UE Ergonomic Simulation of Workstations - Independent exercice, group work

Possibility of intermediate discussion and support from lecturers at CAD-Labor Saal 3

  • 03.02.2023 - 09:00-12:00
  • 07.02.2023 - 13:00-15:00

LV3 compulsory attendance
Final presentation of the exercises (1 presentation per group)

Teaching methods

  • Online introduction and self-study of the theoretical part
  • Practical compulsory attendance
  • Independent group exercise
  • Final presentation of the group exercise



Mode of examination


Additional information

Students will need their own laptop with Windows installed to complete this course.



Course dates

Mon16:30 - 17:0009.01.2023 https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZjFmNThiNmQtYWE4Yi00NjhjLThjMmQtZjIzMjY3MjFkZWJl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22dffdfdd4-77f5-445a-9dc0-1f5c6d259395%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2206ce0148-c350-4012-8432-4ec20473d093%22%7dIntroduction Meeting (Online - MS Teams)
Thu08:00 - 11:3019.01.2023 TU Wien Pilotfabrik (Seestadtstraße 27, 1220 Wien)UE Ergonomic Assesment
Fri08:00 - 11:3020.01.2023CAD-Labor Saal 3 UE Robot Simulation
Wed08:30 - 14:0025.01.2023CAD-Labor Saal 3 VU Ergonomic Simulation of Workstations
Wed09:00 - 14:0015.02.2023Theresianumgasse HS 1 - MWB Final Presentation

Examination modalities

Online MC-Test, Evaluation of the presentations and exercise results of the group workd

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.11.2022 16:00 05.01.2023 23:55 05.01.2023 23:55


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
ALG For all Students Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • VO Montage I - Grundlagen (Sommersemester) (empfohlen)
  • Grundlagen der Arbeitswissenschaften (empfohlen)
  • CAD-Kenntnisse

Preceding courses


  • Attendance Required!