Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2020

Mechanical Engineering Master Information
Core Courses
Energy, Flows and Processes
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0105-00LQuantitative Flow VisualizationW4 credits3GT. Rösgen
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
151-0109-00LTurbulent FlowsW4 credits2V + 1UP. Jenny
151-0125-00LHydrodynamics and CavitationW4 credits3GO. Supponen
151-0163-00LNuclear Energy ConversionW4 credits2V + 1UH.‑M. Prasser
151-0182-00LFundamentals of CFD Methods Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GA. Haselbacher
151-0185-00LRadiation Heat Transfer Information W4 credits2V + 1UA. Steinfeld, P. Pozivil
151-0207-00LTheory and Modeling of Reactive FlowsW4 credits3GC. E. Frouzakis, I. Mantzaras
151-0209-00LRenewable Energy Technologies Information W4 credits3GA. Steinfeld, E. I. M. Casati, F. Dähler
151-0213-00LFluid Dynamics with the Lattice Boltzmann Method Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GI. Karlin
151-0215-00LEngineering Acoustics IW4 credits3GN. Noiray, B. Van Damme
151-0216-00LWind EnergyW4 credits2V + 1UN. Chokani
151-0227-00LBasics of Air Transport (Aviation I)W4 credits3GP. Wild
151-0251-00LIC-Engines: Principles, Thermodynamic Optimization and Future ApplicationsW4 credits2V + 1UK. Boulouchos, G. Georges, K. Herrmann
151-0368-00LAeroelasticity Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 1UM. Righi
151-0709-00LStochastic Methods for Engineers and Natural Scientists Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.
W4 credits4GD. W. Meyer-Massetti
151-0851-00LRobot Dynamics Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UM. Hutter, R. Siegwart
151-0911-00LIntroduction to Plasmonics Information W4 credits2V + 1UD. J. Norris
151-0917-00LMass TransferW4 credits2V + 2US. E. Pratsinis, A. Güntner, V. Mavrantzas
151-0927-00LRate-Controlled Separations in Fine ChemistryW6 credits3V + 1UM. Mazzotti
151-0951-00LProcess Design and SafetyW4 credits2V + 1UF. Trachsel, C. Hutter
151-1116-00LIntroduction to Aircraft and Car AerodynamicsW4 credits3GJ. Wildi
101-0187-00LStructural Reliability and Risk AnalysisW3 credits2GS. Marelli
227-0665-00LBattery Integration Engineering
Does not take place this semester.
Priority given to Electrical and Mechanical Engineering students

Students are required to have attended one of the following courses: 227-0664-00L Technology and Policy of Electrical Energy Storage
529-0440-00L Physical Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis
529-0191-01L Renewable Energy Technologies II, Energy Storage and Conversion
529-0659-00L Electrochemistry (Exception for PhD students).
W3 credits2V + 1U
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
636-0507-00LSynthetic Biology II Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Students in the MSc Programme Biotechnology may select Synthetic Biology II instead of the Research Project 1.
W8 credits4AS. Panke, Y. Benenson, J. Stelling
Mechanics, Materials, Structures
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
151-0215-00LEngineering Acoustics IW4 credits3GN. Noiray, B. Van Damme
151-0317-00LVisualization, Simulation and Interaction - Virtual Reality IIW4 credits3GA. Kunz
151-0353-00LMechanics of Composite Materials Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 80.
W4 credits2V + 1UP. Ermanni
151-0368-00LAeroelasticity Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 1UM. Righi
151-0509-00LMicroscale Acoustofluidics Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GJ. Dual
151-0524-00LContinuum Mechanics IW4 credits2V + 1UE. Mazza
151-0525-00LDynamic Behavior of Materials
“Note: previous course title until HS19 "Wave Propagation in Solids".
W4 credits2V + 2UD. Mohr, C. Roth, T. Tancogne-Dejean
151-0529-00LComputational Mechanics II: Nonlinear FEAW4 credits2V + 2UL. De Lorenzis
151-0532-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos I Information W4 credits2V + 2UG. Haller
151-0535-00LOptical Methods in Experimental MechanicsW4 credits3GE. Hack, R. Brönnimann
151-0550-00LAdaptive Materials for Structural Applications Information W4 credits3GA. Bergamini
151-0573-00LSystem Modeling Information W4 credits2V + 1UL. Guzzella
151-0655-00LSkills for Creativity and Innovation Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GI. Goller, C. Kobe
151-0703-00LOperational Simulation of Production Lines Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 1UP. Acél
151-0705-00LManufacturing IW4 credits2V + 2UK. Wegener, M. Boccadoro
151-0717-00LMechanical Production: Assembly, Joining and Coating TechnologyW4 credits2V + 1UK. Wegener, V. H. Derflinger, F. Durand, P. Jousset
151-0719-00LQuality of Machine Tools - Dynamics and Metrology at Micro and Submicro LevelW4 credits2V + 1UA. Günther, D. Spescha
151-0721-00LProduction Machines IIW4 credits2V + 1UK. Wegener, S. Weikert
151-0723-00LManufacturing of Electronic Devices Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GA. Kunz, A. Guber, R.‑D. Moryson, F. Reichert
151-0725-00LExciting Leadership in a Thrilling Real Business World Restricted registration - show details
Der Kurs ist ausgebucht.
W4 credits3GA. Halbleib
151-0727-00LColloquium on Manufacturing TechnologyW4 credits3SK. Wegener, A. Kunz
151-0733-00LForming Technology III - Forming ProcessesW4 credits2V + 2UP. Hora
151-0833-00LApplied Finite Element Analysis Restricted registration - show details
Note: previous course title until HS19 "Principles of Nonlinear Finite-Element-Methods".
W4 credits2V + 2UB. Berisha, N. Manopulo
151-0917-00LMass TransferW4 credits2V + 2US. E. Pratsinis, A. Güntner, V. Mavrantzas
101-0121-00LFatigue and Fracture in Materials and StructuresW4 credits3GE. Ghafoori, A. Taras
227-0447-00LImage Analysis and Computer Vision Information W6 credits3V + 1UL. Van Gool, E. Konukoglu, F. Yu
227-0523-00LRailway Systems IW6 credits4GM. Meyer
252-0535-00LAdvanced Machine Learning Information W10 credits3V + 2U + 4AJ. M. Buhmann, C. Cotrini Jimenez
252-0543-01LComputer Graphics Information W8 credits3V + 2U + 2AM. Gross, M. Papas
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
327-0501-00LMetals I
Planned to be offered for the last time in HS 2021.
W3 credits2V + 1UR. Spolenak
327-4101-00LDurability of Engineering Materials
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2G
351-0555-00LOpen- and User InnovationW3 credits2GS. Häfliger, S. Spaeth
363-0445-00LProduction and Operations ManagementW3 credits2GT. Netland
363-0445-02LProduction and Operations Management – Supplement Credit
Does not take place this semester.
A parallel enrolment to the lecture 363-0445-00L Production and Operations Management is mandatory.
W1 credit1AT. Netland
363-0541-00LSystems Dynamics and ComplexityW3 credits3GF. Schweitzer
376-1177-00LHuman Factors IW3 credits2VM. Menozzi Jäckli, R. Huang, M. Siegrist
376-1219-00LRehabilitation Engineering II: Rehabilitation of Sensory and Vegetative FunctionsW3 credits2VR. Gassert, O. Lambercy
401-0647-00LIntroduction to Mathematical Optimization Restricted registration - show details W5 credits2V + 1UD. Adjiashvili
Robotics, Systems and Control
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
151-0323-00LAutonomous Mobility on Demand: From Car to Fleet Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W4 credits4GJ. Tani, A. Censi
151-0371-00LAdvanced Model Predictive Control Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 1UM. Zeilinger, A. Carron, L. Hewing
151-0532-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos I Information W4 credits2V + 2UG. Haller
151-0563-01LDynamic Programming and Optimal Control Information W4 credits2V + 1UR. D'Andrea
151-0567-00LEngine Systems Information W4 credits3GC. Onder
151-0569-00LVehicle Propulsion Systems Information W4 credits3GC. Onder, P. Elbert
151-0573-00LSystem Modeling Information W4 credits2V + 1UL. Guzzella
151-0593-00LEmbedded Control Systems
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits6G
151-0601-00LTheory of Robotics and Mechatronics Information W4 credits3GP. Korba, S. Stoeter
151-0604-00LMicrorobotics Information W4 credits3GB. Nelson, N. Shamsudhin
151-0632-00LVision Algorithms for Mobile Robotics Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 55
Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED!
W4 credits2V + 2UD. Scaramuzza
151-0655-00LSkills for Creativity and Innovation Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GI. Goller, C. Kobe
151-0727-00LColloquium on Manufacturing TechnologyW4 credits3SK. Wegener, A. Kunz
151-0851-00LRobot Dynamics Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UM. Hutter, R. Siegwart
151-0917-00LMass TransferW4 credits2V + 2US. E. Pratsinis, A. Güntner, V. Mavrantzas
151-1116-00LIntroduction to Aircraft and Car AerodynamicsW4 credits3GJ. Wildi
227-0124-00LEmbedded Systems Information W6 credits4GL. Thiele
227-0225-00LLinear System TheoryW6 credits5GM. Colombino
227-0447-00LImage Analysis and Computer Vision Information W6 credits3V + 1UL. Van Gool, E. Konukoglu, F. Yu
227-0517-10LFundamentals of Electric Machines Information W6 credits4GD. Bortis
227-0689-00LSystem Identification Information W4 credits2V + 1UR. Smith
227-0781-00LLow-Power System Design
Does not take place this semester.
W6 credits2V + 2U
227-0920-00LSeminar in Systems and ControlZ0 credits1SF. Dörfler, R. D'Andrea, E. Frazzoli, M. H. Khammash, J. Lygeros, R. Smith
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
252-3110-00LHuman Computer Interaction Information W6 credits2V + 1U + 2AO. Hilliges, C. Holz
263-5210-00LProbabilistic Artificial Intelligence Information Restricted registration - show details W8 credits3V + 2U + 2AA. Krause
263-5902-00LComputer Vision Information W8 credits3V + 1U + 3AM. Pollefeys, S. Tang, V. Ferrari
376-1219-00LRehabilitation Engineering II: Rehabilitation of Sensory and Vegetative FunctionsW3 credits2VR. Gassert, O. Lambercy
376-1504-00LPhysical Human Robot Interaction (pHRI) Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UR. Gassert, O. Lambercy
Micro & Nanosystems
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
151-0604-00LMicrorobotics Information W4 credits3GB. Nelson, N. Shamsudhin
151-0605-00LNanosystemsW4 credits4GA. Stemmer
151-0620-00LEmbedded MEMS LabW5 credits3PC. Hierold, S. Blunier, M. Haluska
151-0621-00LMicrosystems I: Process Technology and IntegrationW6 credits3V + 3UM. Haluska, C. Hierold
151-0642-00LSeminar on Micro and NanosystemsZ0 credits1SC. Hierold
151-0911-00LIntroduction to Plasmonics Information W4 credits2V + 1UD. J. Norris
151-0913-00LIntroduction to Photonics Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UR. Quidant
151-0917-00LMass TransferW4 credits2V + 2US. E. Pratsinis, A. Güntner, V. Mavrantzas
151-0931-00LSeminar on Particle TechnologyZ0 credits3SS. E. Pratsinis
227-0377-10LPhysics of Failure and Reliability of Electronic Devices and SystemsW3 credits2VI. Shorubalko, M. Held
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
Bioengineering
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0107-20LHigh Performance Computing for Science and Engineering (HPCSE) I Information W4 credits4GP. Koumoutsakos, S. M. Martin
151-0317-00LVisualization, Simulation and Interaction - Virtual Reality IIW4 credits3GA. Kunz
151-0917-00LMass TransferW4 credits2V + 2US. E. Pratsinis, A. Güntner, V. Mavrantzas
227-0385-10LBiomedical ImagingW6 credits5GS. Kozerke, K. P. Prüssmann
227-0386-00LBiomedical Engineering Information W4 credits3GJ. Vörös, S. J. Ferguson, S. Kozerke, M. P. Wolf, M. Zenobi-Wong
227-0393-10LBioelectronics and Biosensors Information W6 credits2V + 2UJ. Vörös, M. F. Yanik, T. Zambelli
227-0447-00LImage Analysis and Computer Vision Information W6 credits3V + 1UL. Van Gool, E. Konukoglu, F. Yu
227-0939-00LCell BiophysicsW6 credits4GT. Zambelli
227-0945-00LCell and Molecular Biology for Engineers I
This course is part I of a two-semester course.
W3 credits2GC. Frei
227-0965-00LMicro and Nano-Tomography of Biological TissuesW4 credits3GM. Stampanoni, F. Marone Welford
227-0981-00LCross-Disciplinary Research and Development in Medicine and Engineering Restricted registration - show details
A maximum of 12 medical degree students and 12 (biomedical) engineering degree students can be admitted, their number should be equal.
W4 credits2V + 2AV. Kurtcuoglu, D. de Julien de Zelicourt, M. Meboldt, M. Schmid Daners, O. Ullrich
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
376-0121-00LMultiscale Bone Biomechanics Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W6 credits4SR. Müller, X.‑H. Qin
376-1177-00LHuman Factors IW3 credits2VM. Menozzi Jäckli, R. Huang, M. Siegrist
376-1219-00LRehabilitation Engineering II: Rehabilitation of Sensory and Vegetative FunctionsW3 credits2VR. Gassert, O. Lambercy
376-1504-00LPhysical Human Robot Interaction (pHRI) Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UR. Gassert, O. Lambercy
376-1651-00LClinical and Movement Biomechanics Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GN. Singh, R. List, P. Schütz
376-1714-00LBiocompatible MaterialsW4 credits3VK. Maniura, M. Rottmar, M. Zenobi-Wong
376-1985-00LTrauma BiomechanicsW4 credits2V + 1UK.‑U. Schmitt, M. H. Muser
402-0341-00LMedical Physics IW6 credits2V + 1UP. Manser
551-0319-00LCellular Biochemistry (Part I) Information W3 credits2VU. Kutay, Q. Feng, M. Peter, K. Weis, I. Zemp
Design, Computation, Product Development & Manufacturing
The courses listed in this category “Core Courses” are recommended. Alternative courses can be chosen in agreement with the tutor.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-3209-00LEngineering Design Optimization Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 47.
W4 credits4GK. Shea, T. Stankovic
151-3215-00LDesign for Additive Manufacturing Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
For a place in the course please write a short letter of motivation stating why you like to attend the course, your experiences in CAD-Design, Simulation and additive manufacturing. Please mention in the letter, if you already have a suggestion for a part to be designed in the semester project. Send the letter to Dr. Christoph Klahn (cklahn@ethz.ch).
W4 credits2GM. Meboldt
252-0834-00LInformation Systems for Engineers Information W4 credits2V + 1UG. Fourny
363-1065-00LDesign Thinking: Human-Centred Solutions to Real World Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W5 credits5GS. Brusoni
Multidisciplinary Courses
The students are free to choose individually from the Course Catalogue of ETH Zurich, ETH Lausanne and the Universities of Zurich and St. Gallen.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
» Course Catalogue of ETH Zurich
151-0623-00LETH Zurich Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems and Controls Information W1 credit1SB. Nelson, M. Chli, R. Gassert, M. Hutter, R. Katzschmann, R. Riener, R. Siegwart
Semester Project
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-1002-00LSemester Project Mechanical Engineering Restricted registration - show details
Only for Mechanical Engineering MSc.

The subject of the Semester Project and the choice of the supervisor (ETH-professor) are to be approved in advance by the tutor.
O8 credits17AProfessors
Industrial Internship
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-1090-00LIndustrial Internship
Access to the company list and request for recognition under www.mavt.ethz.ch/praxis.

No registration required via myStudies.
O8 creditsexternal organisers
GESS Science in Perspective
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
» see GESS Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
» Recommended GESS Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-MAVT.
Master's Thesis
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-1001-00LMaster's Thesis Mechanical Engineering Restricted registration - show details
Students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their Master's Thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor program;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme;
c. successful completion of the semester project and industrial internship;
d. achievement of 28 ECTS in the category "Core Courses".

The Master's Thesis must be approved in advance by the tutor and is supervised by a professor of ETH Zurich.
To choose a titular professor as a supervisor, please contact the D-MAVT Student Administration.
O30 credits64DProfessors
Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements
The courses below are only available for MSc students with additional admission requirements.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
406-0173-AALLinear Algebra I and II
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-6 credits13RN. Hungerbühler
406-0353-AALAnalysis III
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-4 credits9RF. Da Lio