t.BA.MT.PM3.19HS (Project Module 3) 
Module: Project Module 3
This information was generated on: 27 October 2021
Project Module 3
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Version: 4.0 start 01 August 2020

Short description

In project module 3, students develop and verify solutions in a team to a practical problem relating to transmission technology, plastics technology and machine technology. Creative work in a team, research, presentation and documentation, and communication are all supported.

Module coordinator

Burri Adrian (burd)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Professional competence    
… can illustrate an idea of a concept graphically (manually & by CAD) and realize it prototypically as a product F K5, K3
… can estimation of costs for production of components and assembly groups F K4, K5
… can apply operation modes for functions, employment, practical uses, costs and constructional variants of engineering on plastic materials F K3
… can develop independently a production-oriented dimensioning in CAx-systems for purposes of simulation F K3
... can employ transmission mechanisms with gears, can dimension¨ and check gears, axles, and spindles calculatorily F K3
...can apply manufacturing methods related to materials of the assignment F K3
...can apply suitable criteria to material selection F K3
... can devise and manufacture prototypes of different materials applying appropriate techniques F K2
...can compare and evaluate material properties of metals and plastics F K3
… devise and run tests of materials and manufactured components F K3
Methodological competence    
...can evaluate ideas and concepts and substantiate claims that underly decisions relying on standard methods of engineering MK K6
.. can analyze and suitably narrow a task with relation to a particular target group and can envisage proper solutions MK K5
… can plan and control the implementation of projects (timeline, budget, resources, milestones …) MK K3
... can document and present projects adequately MK K3
… can research the state of the art, analyze professional reports and capture results in academic reports MK K3–6
Personal competence    
… can research independently and communicate results in oral presentations and written reports MK K3
…can work in teams JO K4 – K6
Social competence   K5
...can reflect on team spirit und adopt appropriate means to actively promote team development JO K4
...can react to unexpected ungeplanten challenges and develop useful solutions JO K6
...can adopt and comply with different functions and roles in teams JO K5

Module contents


Teaching materials

Materials on Moodle, incl. particular contents related to sub-tasks

Supplementary literature

Research, ZHAW library


Mastery of modules WTC, PM1-2, ME 1-2, VPE
Willingness to work in a team

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 4
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025


Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester project written / oral 120h grade 100%
End-of-semester exam none        



Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.
Course: Projektmodul 3 - Praktikum
Projektmodul 3 - Praktikum


  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.