n.BA.BT.Bete2.21HS (Industrial Systems 2) 
Module: Industrial Systems 2
This information was generated on: 25 May 2024
Industrial Systems 2


Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2021


Study Programme Biotechnology
Regulations Applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Biotechnology degree programme
Module Type  
X Compulsory Module    Elective Module    Optional Module
Planned Semester 2nd Semester
Module Coordinator Iris Poggendorf
Telephone / E-Mail +41 (0)58 934 56 64 / iris.poggendorf@zhaw.ch
Iris Poggendorf, Dieter Eibl and further lecturers
Entrance Requirements Industrial Systems 1
Learning Outcomes and Competencies Design and operation of piping and pumps for transporting liquids and solids.
An understanding of the function and use of steam, power, WFI, refrigeration, compressed air and vacuum generators, as well as how to maintain these during operation.
Module Content In the Industrial Systems 2 module, students gain an overview of flow conditions in technical systems and the way in which liquids and solids are supplied to industrial processes.
Furthermore, they learn the basics of supplying a company with electrical energy, water, WFI water, steam, refrigerants and compressed air as well as creating vacuums.
The students are given the opportunity to become more familiar with the function and design of pumps in practical exercises.
Follow-up Modules -
Methods of Instruction  Lecture with exercises / practical exercises
Digital Resources Moodle course, presentations, (videos)
Lesson Structure / Workload  
 Contact Hours 22
 Guided Self-Study 6
 Independent Self-Study 32
 Total Workload 60
Classroom Attendance Practical exercises on pumps
Assessment Course work (100%)
Language of Instruction  German
Comments The Industrial Systems 2 module is part of the Technology 2 module group.


Course: Industrial Systems 2
Industrial Systems 2


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