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Structural Engineering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Structural Engineering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA356
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.
6VU (6 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: 3
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.

BIBA356 (P110-0046) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 3, mandatory course
BIBA356 (P110-0046) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 3, 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).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA160 Study Project I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingrid Düsing

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Learning outcomes:
Concrete I:
 After successfull completing this module, students will understanding the load bearing behavior of reinforced concrete components (reinforced concrete principle).
 - They will have material-specific knowledge about concrete and steel and their significance for architectural design.
 - Application of actions and safety concepts in reinforced concrete construction.
 - Students will be able to create and understand drawings showing survey (control) points in reinforced concrete construction.
 - Bending design for simple reinforced concrete components
Structural Design I:
 - Advanced knowledge about and dealing with internal forces of simple static systems
 - Students will be familiar with the concept of deformations and their importance in simple static systems.
 - They will receive an introduction into the calculation of statically indeterminate systems.
 - They will be familiar with computer programs for solving simple problems.
Wood Engineering and Construction I:
 - Students will acquire knowledge about the specific behaviour of wood as a material.
 - They will learn to work with stability and usability checks.
 - They will be able to design and construct simple timber structures.
 - They will be able to design and dimension timber joints.
 - They will be able to gather and apply subject-related content independently.

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Module content:
Concrete I:
_ Building materials and their characteristics (concrete and steel), durability
_ Actions, safety and verification concept
_ Specifications for the static system, drawing showing survey (control) points, design internal forces
_ Bending design of rectangular cross sections
Structural Design I:
_ Unit deformations, derivation of the bending line, working theorem, principle of virtual forces, deformation calculations on statically determinate systems, calculation of statically indeterminate systems
_ Continuous beams according to tables and the theorem of three moments,
_ Trusses _ analytical and graphic solutions
Wood Engineering and Construction I:
_ Introduction: Timber as a material and its specific characteristics
_ Basic principles and design: Actions and combinations, stresses and capacity to withstand stresses, stability checks and usability checks
_ Simple timber structures: bending beams, tension rods, compression rods
_ Wood joining technology: Verification for all common timber connectors, construction and connections

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Teaching methods/Media:
Betonbau I / Baustatik I: Lehrformat: SLK-Konzept _ Selbstlernkompetenz im Grundstudium

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Recommended or required reading:
Concrete I:
_ Djouahra, G.: Massivbau I; lecture notes,
_ Wommelsdorff, O.: Stahlbetonbau: Bemessung und Konstruktion, Teil 1, Werner Verlag
_ Goris, A.: Stahlbetonbau-Praxis nach Eurocode 2, Band 1, Bauwerk Beuth Verlag
Structural Design I:
_ Schneider: Bautabellen für Ingenieure, Werner-Verlag
_ Wagner/Erlhof: Praktische Baustatik 3
_ Schneider, Schmidt-Gönner: Baustatik-Zahlenbeispiel
Wood Engineering and Construction I:
_ Lecture notes (passed out at the beginning of the semester)
_ Colling, F.: Holzbau, Grundlagen, Bemessungshilfen
_ Steck, G., Nebgen, N.: Holzbau kompakt

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