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History of Construction

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
History of Construction
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA673
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.
2VU (2 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: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project and presentation

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 6, optional course
BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 7, optional course
BIBA673 (P110-0148) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, optional 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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra
Dipl.-Ing. Axel Böcker

[updated 30.03.2016]
Learning outcomes:
- Construction history overview over the millennia
- After successfully completing this course, students will be able to recognize the historical, cultural, economic, political and social contexts that have found their expression in building.

[updated 05.02.2020]
Module content:
- Buildings of the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans and the Carolingians;
- The architectural styles Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism and Historicism;
- Industrial architecture, modernism (20th century) and contemporary buildings.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
A current bibliography will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

[updated 05.02.2020]
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