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Construction Materials Technology I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Construction Materials Technology I
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA141
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA141 (P110-0024) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 1, mandatory course
BIBA141 (P110-0024) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 1, mandatory course
BIBA141 (P110-0024) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 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 20.11.2013]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

[updated 11.12.2013]
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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