915344 Technology assessment

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Pertlik, Ewald , Stampfer, Karl
Institute of Forest Engineering (FT)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction


•Definition of the term technology assessment
•Project, technology and problem – orientated TA study
•Methods of Technology Assessment
•Multicriterial decision-making
•Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
•Environmental Impact assessment
•Design of a technology assessment project for a chosen industrial sector

Previous knowledge expected

Additionally attending the lecture 915.315 Systems Engineering in der Holzernte is recommended.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

•Chose and apply new technologies with regard to methods of technology assessment.
•Deriving impacts of the introduction of new technologies on a economical, ecological and social scale
•Design and present a technology assessment project
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.