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10 Dec 2021

RWTH Aachen, Germany – Summer Programmes 2020 (June to August, 2020)

RWTH Aachen University, Germany has released its new list of Summer Schools for the year 2020. The University is highly acclaimed internationally for its development of innovative answers to the most pressing global challenges. It was placed 19th for Mechanical Engineering in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, making it the best German University in this field.

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REVA has been active in sending students to RWTH for the past two years. This year the University has the following programmes in Mechanical Engineering for the upcoming Summer, 2020:

Programme Objective:

All Summer School courses at RWTH are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insight into one of Germany’s Universities of Excellence.


School of Mechanical Engineering

4 weeks (June 1 to 26, 2020)

Module 1: Automotive and Mobility Studies

Overview: The programme explores modern automotive technologies and concepts of mobility, including: fundamentals of vehicle physics and driving resistances, alternative concepts for the powertrain of vehicles, energy storage systems in vehicles, and the grid integration of electric vehicles.

3 weeks (June 22 to July 10, 2020)

Module 2: Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Product Innovation

Overview: Students explore fundamental issues in industrial robotics and related mechatronic systems, properties of transmission and information, the relationship between coding and the limits of information, and systematically develop a mechatronic system.

4 weeks (July 6 to 31, 2020)

Module 3: Automation and Simulation

Overview: The programme covers fundamentals used in automation and simulation. In exercises and computer lab classes, students solve real world problems. As a result, methods used in mechanical engineering are tried, tested and acquired.

3 weeks (August 3 to 21, 2020)

Module 4: Production Technology meets Industry 4.0

Overview: Industry 4.0 is an initiative by the German government which promotes the integration of industrial production with information and communication technologies. The programme enables students to acquire a better understanding of current and future requirements in production technology.

3 weeks (August 3 to 21, 2020)

Module 5: Robotics for Future Industrial Applications

Overview: This programme is all about the engineering, controlling and programming of robots. The lectures introduce fundamental theoretical knowledge in robotics and are complemented by lab classes, in which students apply their acquired knowledge in practical projects.

School of Electrical Engineering

3 weeks (June 15 to July 3, 2020)

Module 1: Sustainable Energy Technology

Overview: The programme introduces mathematical and physical basics of building energy performance modeling and simulation, the implementation of models using computer-based numerical methods, computer algebra systems and object-oriented modeling language Modelica.

2 weeks (June 29 to July 10, 2020)

Module 2: Smart Electrical Power Systems

Overview: Students receive an overview of current challenges and new technologies with regards to the future electric grid. Topics include the distribution and transfer of direct current, measurement and monitoring methods in modern power systems, as well as energy storage systems.

School of Civil Engineering

2 weeks (July)

Module: Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities

Overview: This Summer School highlights the analysis and design of industrial facilities in regard to exceptional and dynamic loads, enabling students to better understand the conceptual design process of industrial structures and components.