Deggendorf Institute of Technology

Pioneering & Vibrant

Faculty MB-MK.

Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Why study mechanical engineering or mechatronics now? Now that you could study such progressive and exciting topics as "Industry 4.0", "System Design" and "Integrated Product Development"? Quite simply: because we want to train engineers "for life. No matter whether you are studying mechanical engineering, mechatronics or technical design with us: You can be sure that you will have the three most important tools in the hands of the engineer: The desire to discover new things. The methodology to tackle and solve problems. Professional competence. In keeping with Aristotle's motto: "You can't change the wind, but set the sails anew", this tool will keep you on course in any short-term trend wind. Set the sails with us!

Prof. Dr.- Ing. Peter Fröhlich, Faculty Dean

Labs

The laboratories of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology offer the best technical equipment and the basis for an up-to-date and practical education. Modern technology according to industrial standards makes it possible to deepen the knowledge acquired in the lectures in all phases of the studies.

 

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Dean

Vice Dean

Dean of Studies

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Course Coordinators/Student advisory

Internship coordinators

Exam board

Accreditation

Exam and lecture schedule planning

Evaluation

Secretary

Assistance

General Engineering

 

  • CN & CAM Courses

The faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics offers full-time CNC and CAM courses in the field of CNC and CAM technology during the lecture-free period.

There are courses that are offered in addition to the curriculum (additional qualifications). A certificate will be issued upon successful participation.

The faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics charges a course fee of € 160.

The courses are limited to 12 participants.

Students can have the first PLV week credited if both courses are held.

Should you be interested, please contact Albert Schreiner.

Further information: Notice CNC and CAM courses (in German).

Recent events:

Course: CNC
Date: 9 - 12 March 2020
Time period: 8am - 4pm
Room: C214
Teacher: Albert Schreiner

Course: CAM
Date: 17 - 20 February 2020
Time period: 7.30am - 3.30pm
Room: C211
Teacher: Manfred Dengler

 

  • CAD PTC CREO

These are courses offered ina ddition to the curriculum (additional qualifications). A certificate is issued upon successful participation.

The course is limited to 16 participants. Since it is offered free of charge, the confirmation of participation is binding!

Students can have the first PLV week credited when taking the CREO and CNC or CAM course.

If you are interested, please get in touch with Stefan Küblböck.

Course: CAD Course CREO
Date: 16 - 20 September 2020
Time period: 8am - 4pm
Room: C2XX
Teacher: Stefan Küblböck

Software:

PTC CREO (formerly Pro/ENGINEER) is a parametric 3D CAD software.

Any interested student can download CREO for training purposes via the following link:
https://www.ptc.com/de/academic-program/academic-products/free-software

 

  • SolidWorks CAD Software

SolidWorks is a 3D CAD programme.

Alle students and teachers of the Faculty of Mechanical and Mechatronics at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology are entitled to use the "Student Design Kit" of SolidWorks on their private computers. The software can be downloaded directly from SolidWorks after registration.

You will receive the information necessary for the registration at SolidWorks (internet link and the school license ID) by e-mail.

Request access information.

Contact people:

 

General information:

At the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, PC workstations and CAD-capable workstations are available in sufficient numbers for students. The computer workstations are connected to the general services of the IT centre via a wired network and are freely accessible to the students.

In addition, further EDP workstations are available in various laboratories. The hardware and software of these EDP devices are adapted to the respective laboratory equipment and are partly operated as isolated solutions. In principle, the computer workstations of other faculties are also accessible to the students.

The EDP responsibility is divided into two areas: The supply of the basic services (user administration, file server, e-mail, backup) is ensured centrally by the IT centre. The faculties, on the other hand, provide application-related services for education and are responsible for the hardware and software equipment of the laboratories.

The tasks are coordinated in close cooperation between the IT centre and the respective faculty.

E-Mail

A unique e-mail address and an entry in the global address directory is created for each students. The e-mail inbox can be managed via any common e-mail client or via a web interface.

File storage

A personal network drive is available to students for storing their data. The size of the drive is limited and can be individually enlarged if necessary (e.g. for project work). A shared distribution drive with read-only access ensures the smooth distribution of larger data volumes such as lecture scripts.

Both drivers are automatically available at a PC workstation after the login process.

Nextcloud provides a web-based file storage for easy access form outside with a smartphone or notebook. 

Virtual learning platform

The open source product Moodle is available as a central virtual learning platform for the organisation of courses throughout the university. The availability of this service is ensured centrally by the IT centre.

Access for private notebooks

At the permanently installed PC workstations, there are also a sufficient number of easily accessible sockets to supply power to private notebooks.

Every students with a valid user account can independently register his or her private notebook for connection to WiFi. The WiFi is available almost everywhere at the entire university.

Secure access to the services of the IT centre (e-mail, data storage, moodle) is possible worldwide via the internet. 

Printing and copying

Every student can print out independently on all freely available printers throughout the university. The printing costs incurred are recorded and offset against the personal printing credit. At student terminals, the print credit can be viewed and, if necessary, upgraded.

For the printing of technical drawings, a faculty-owned large format plotter is also available in room C116.

A private service provider for copy and print jobs (Copyshops room C012), offers advanced printing options such as large print jobs or bound editions for bachelor theses. 

Server equipment at the faculty

The faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics provides application-related services for education. The server structures required for this are located in separate air-conditioned rooms of the faculty and are maintained by the faculty's IT personnel.

These are mainly license servers which are necessary for the operation of CAD applications and technical simulation programmes.

But also installations for student project work or the environment for the operation of the faculty's own large format plotters are included.

The individual servers run on KVM-based virtualisation technology.

Software Equipment

The faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics uses a wide variety of software products. For the basic supply (especially for the information services) the use of free and open standards is taken care of.

For the training-related applications (CAx, simulation, programming), the software products commonly used in industry are provided. Several different products are available, especially for CAD applications.

Training-related applications:

CAD / CAE

PTC Creo, SolidWorks, Tebis

Simulation and Calculation

MATLAB Simulink, Kisssoft, Festo FluidSim (Pneumatics/Hydraulics), Nastran/Patran, Ansys, Trysim (SPS), iTNC Heidenhain, B&R Automation-Studio, Kuka-Simulation

 

Private use:

For academic purposes, selected software products are available for installation on private devices, such as PTC Creop, SolidWorks.

The procedure for downloading and licensing is documented on the university's website.

Technical equipment in the lecture rooms

All lecture rooms are equipped with height-adjustable tables for lectures. The basic technical equipment of the rooms includes beamers, document cameras and audio equipment. 

Computer support for students

The supervision of students at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology is distributed over several pillars:

  • Help for self-help
    On the intranet, students can find current information on IT, FAQs and access to personal status queries.
  • IT support
    The IT support of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology is organised as the first point of contact for IT problems by means of a ticket system. Users can formulate their requests on a website. These are forwarded via the ticket system to the responsible staff in the IT centre or laboratory engineers directly to the faculty and answered via e-mail.
  • Staff at the faculty
    At the faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics two laboratory engineers are available for direct and fast help in case of computer problems. Student assistants are also regularly employed for general maintenance work.

Access restrictions, opening hours

The laboratories and their access routes are handicapped accessible. The individual floors can be reached by elevators.

The opening hours of the PC workstations are based on the general opening hours of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (see house rules).

The PC workstations are freely accessible outside of the lectures.

Contact

 

ASIIN Accreditation

The ASIIN e.V. is an independent non-profit association, which is committed to the recognition, comparability and quality control - also called accreditation - of Bachelor and Master programmes, both nationally and internationally. ASIIN e.V. is the only specialist accreditation agency in the field of engineering and natural sciences, computer sciences and mathematics and is one of the ten accredation agencies examined by the Accreditation Council. 

Heat Transfer in Practice

 

Praxis der Wäremübertragung (engl: Heat Transfer in Practice) and the publication of the same name, now in its 5th edition, published by Hanser Verlag (www.hanser-fachbuch.de , Kurzbezeichnung "MaNi5") is a long-term project of the faculties of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology and Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology.

This project is initiated and supported by: 

 

The book Praxis der Wäremübertragung, in short "MaNi5", focuses on gaining knowledge through practice-relevant exampled and thus differs in its approach from classical textbooks. The three-step conecpt "Basics - Examples - Exercises" spans in 9 chapters an arc from the basics of heat transfer and the practical establishement and solution of energy balances, to heat conduction and convection, to heat radiation. The concluding chapter 9 combines practice-relevant, more complex tasks of different topics and aims at the integrative problem solving ability. Special emphasis is placed on a detailed and careful presentation of the possible solutions and the explanation of the relevant interrelationships.

 

  • Repetition and deepening of understanding of relevant contexts
  • Clear compilation in the form of working aids
  • Detailed verbal explanations
  • Application-relevant instructions
  • Referencing of equations, pictures and tables
  • More than a formulary

 

  • Comprehensive and relevant to practice
  • Application and consolidation of the basics
  • Fully elaborated
  • Comprehensible solution with detailed individual steps
  • Verbal explanation of formulaic connections
  • Description of forming steps
  • Alternative solutions
  • Physical interpretations
  • Discussion of the results
  • Plausibility checks
  • Summary of key findings
  • Universal conclusions
  • Continuing perspectives

 

  • Application of the acquired competence in solving thermotechnical problems
  • For independent processing
  • As a learning objectives test
  • In the event of difficulties in finding a solution, recourse to previous examples
  • Results with detailed solution notes in the appendix for success control for download

 

A formula collection of the most important equations from the individual chapters is provided in the form of working aids on the front and back cover pages and allows the already "trained calculator" to work quickly without time-consuming leafing through the book. 

 

Detailed solutions to all 168 exercises with pictures and diagrams (total of over 300 pages) are available for download.

 

Selected program examples of the widely used software Microsoft Excel are available, which allow a vivid and interactive deepening. In particular, the influence of the input parameters on the result of the respective problem can be examined, which further promotes the understanding of the complex interrelationships. An adaptation of the spreadsheets for own applications is easily possible, which can be of particular benefit to those working in practice.

The Excel files are downloaded in a zip archive from the Hanser cloud. 

 

The downloadable zip archive also contains a continuously updated list of printing errors.