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Construction Materials Technology I

Module name (EN): Construction Materials Technology I
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009
Module code: BIBA141
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 28.09.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA141 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 1, mandatory course
BIBA141 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 1, mandatory course
BIBA141 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA230 Construction Materials Technology II

[updated 19.08.2011]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

[updated 25.05.2011]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- have acquired basic knowledge about the chemical structure of building materials and their mechanical behavior,
- be able to analyze a complex building material and define it in the context of the construction process,
- be able to classify the extensive requirements and material examinations professionally,
-be able to process and apply subject-related content independently,

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Module content:
- Fundamentals of building materials physics and building materials chemistry, construction materials testing
- Aggregates for concrete and mortar (types, requirements, grain composition)
- Cement (types, properties, tests)
- Concrete (components, properties, composition, production, processing, quality assurance, testing)

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Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes (will be passed out at the beginning of the semester)
Internet research
Backe/Hiese/Möhring: Baustoffkunde, Werner-Verlag;
Schäffler/Bruy/Schelling: Baustoffkunde, Vogel-Verlag;
Scholz/Hiese: Baustoffkenntnis, Werner-Verlag;
Weber/Tegelar: Guter Beton, Verlag Bau und Technik;

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