Grundlagen der Konstruktion

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GdK – Basic principles of construction

Lecturer Type and scope of the lecture
Dr.-Ing. Hermann Kloberdanz 4 hours per week (lecture + practice)
Lecture Exercise
lecture in winter semester
Mo 13:30 – 15:10 in S110/211 (entry via S111, Alexanderstrasse 4)
Mo 15:20 – 17:00 in S110/211 (entry via S111, Alexanderstrasse 4)
Language of lecture and exam is German


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The aim of the course is understanding the basics of mechanical construction. This includes knowledge of technical drawing and basic knowledge of mechanical machine elements.


The exercise imparts skills in creating technical drawings, particularly in form of sketches. The tasks are focused on the use of machine element skills in simple constructions.


  • S. Labisch, Ch. Weber, Technisches Zeichnen, Vieweg+Teubner, 2004
  • Hoischen, Hesser, Technisches Zeichnen, Cornelsen, 2009


Information, lecture notes and supplementary materials are available on the e-learning platform Moodle (Moodle_TU_Darmstadt) of the course “Basic principles of construction”.