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FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

Head of Degree Program Health Assisting Engineering


T: +43 1 606 68 77-4381
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4389

Room: D.1.35
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien


Lectures 2021/22

Engineering

> Introduction in Health Assisting Engineering VO
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Introduction in Health Assisting Engineering VO

Lector: Dr. Harald Jagos, Lena Rettinger, MSc, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Introduction to the research field of Health Assisting Engineering
- Introduction to the concept of quality of life, as well as to possibilities of supporting quality of life by means of technical aids
- Current developments in the research field and in the environment of the study program Health Assisting Engineering
- Overview of the current state of R&D in the field of health technologies- Focus on assistive robotics, categories, areas of application, possible benefits, challenges in R&D
- Focus on wearable electronics for gait and movement analysis and for controlling physical activity levels; application areas, challenges and testing in practice;

- Current project and product examples

Assessment methods

Final exam
Final written examination

Teaching methods

Lecture, group work

Language

German

> Communication systems and data security ILV
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Communication systems and data security ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Manuel Koschuch, Bakk.techn., Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Michael Urbanek, BA BSc MSc, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Technical communications, communication methods, communication patterns
- Basics of IT security and encryption
- Basic functioning of the Internet,
- Structure of packets, functions and services within the OSI layers (Ethernet, TCP, UDP)
- Network components and devices
- Network topologies
- Overview of communication in the field of smart home and Internet of Things.
Lab exercises on:
- Network simulation,
- network design and maintenance,
- Networks in the Smart-Home area
- IT security in networks

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Exercise hand-ins on an individual basis
Lab protocols as hand in
Final written examination

Teaching methods

Lecture and interactive discussion
Lab exercises
Home exercises

Language

German

> Excursion SE
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Excursion SE

Lector: Carina Ball, BSc MSc, Barbara Chaloupek, MAS, Andreas Huber, MSc, Rupert Kluhs-Preißler, BSc., Ing. Harald Lepuschitz, BSc MSc, Ines Nechi, BSc MSc, Ing. Kevin Pajestka, FH-Prof. DI Jörg Pogatscher, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz Pühretmair, Mag. Markus Raffer, Philipp Steininger, Akad. BM, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

1.5SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Excursions to companies/organisations from the fields of therapy, diagnostics and technology
Reflection on product developments and (research) projects in the subject area
Participation in a congress in the field and linking theory and practice

Assessment methods

Final exam
Seminar paper

Teaching methods

Excursion to companies, research facilities, other institutions or congresses related to the field of Health Assisting Engineering.

Language

German

> Exposé SE
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Exposé SE

Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

0.5SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

- Formulation of a research question (operationalisation, formulation of objectives)
- Selection of a master thesis topic
- Analysis of research methodological approaches (instruments)
- Guidelines of the course of studies on master thesis topics and the procedure of submission, processing, supervision and assessment
- Preparation of an exposé
- Discussion of the topics proposed by the students for their Master's theses

Assessment methods

Final exam
Seminar paper

Teaching methods

Lecture, group discussions and individual consultation

Language

German

> Microcontroller applications ILV
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Microcontroller applications ILV

Lector: Florian Güldenpfennig, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Digital and analog inputs and outputs, ADC
Communication via bus systems (UART, SPI, I2C)
Interrupts and timers on the microcontroller
Memory systems on the microcontroller
Sensors and actuators for microcontrollers
Programming with Arduino and Processing
Creating software functions to read sensors and control actuators,
Using communication interfaces to exchange data with applications and apps.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Individual exercises,
group project,
Written final exam

Teaching methods

Lecture with accompanying exercises in distance learning and a project assignment

Language

German

> Qualitative methods of needs assessment and evalua…
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Qualitative methods of needs assessment and evaluation ILV

Lector: Carina Hauser, Bakk.rer.soc.oec. M.A., Mag.a Andrea Kerschbaumer, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

2SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

- Philosophy of science, research paradigms with regard to qualitative and quantitative research
- Qualitative and quantitative epistemology
- Developing a research question
- Differences and similarities of different qualitative methods
- Introduction to epistemology
- Qualitative data collection (interviews, focus groups, participant observation, etc.)
- Use of qualitative methods for eliciting needs, contexts of use and other framework conditions as well as for evaluation in the context of product development processes
- Qualitative data analysis methods
- Practical project with users for needs assessment

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Handing in the individual exercises
Participation in the interactive elements
Evaluation of the seminar paper

Teaching methods

Interactive lecture with exercises, seminar work as group project

Language

German

> Masterthesis Seminar SE
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Masterthesis Seminar SE

Lector: Carina Hauser, Bakk.rer.soc.oec. M.A., Carissa Klupper, BSc MHPE, Kathrin Mühlhauser, BSc MSc, Lena Rettinger, MSc, Dr.in scient. med. Agnes Sturma, BSc MSc, FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Franz Werner

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Presentation of individual sections or the status of the Master's thesis
- Data collection and analysis
- Advice on further work
- Critical discussion and reflection of one's own work and that of others as well as defence of one's own research approach
- Scientific theoretical approaches

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Active participation in tasks

Teaching methods

Individual feedback, presentations, working on case studies, discussions in small groups and in plenary, reflection on own work

Language

German

Publications

The publications of Franz Werner written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.