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MPA Report Summary

Project ID: G1RD-CT-2000-00298
Funded under: FP5-GROWTH
Country: Germany

The MPA (Modular Plant Architecture) - Methodology

The MPA (Modular Plant Architecture) -Methodology systematically supports the design of modular production systems and architectures to improve production industries’ changeability. In order to support its broad dissemination and industry application, the following activities have been planned or are already taken:
Integration of scientific and methodological results into student’s education in order to bring European higher education in production management and engineering to new levels of excellence. At current, MPA results have already been included in several regular lectures of WZL, RWTH Aachen addressing production engineering students.

In addition, it is also intended to include MPA-results in the lectures of European Executive Master Programme currently elaborated by several European universities in the EU-Project MABUSE.

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Rheinisch-Westfalischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen
Steinbachstr. 53 B
52074 Aachen
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