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Formwork and Shuttering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Formwork and Shuttering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA649
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.
1V+1U (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: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

BIBA649 (P110-0140) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 6, optional course
BIBA649 (P110-0140) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course
BIBA649 (P110-0140) 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. Peter Böttcher
Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Rupp

[updated 30.03.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ have advanced knowledge about the technical principles of formwork technology.
_ be able to name and define formwork technology terms (knowledge), classify and identify formwork technology structures, solve known tasks and problems independently (understanding) and transfer or apply formwork technology topics to unknown one-dimensional tasks and problems (application).
_ Foreign students will be able to deal with the cultural differences in Germany and operate successfully in the country using their country-specific and linguistic skills and knowledge.

[updated 05.02.2020]
Module content:
_ Principles of formwork technology
_ Fresh concrete pressure and static requirements
_ Wall formwork systems
_ Ceiling formwork systems
_ Other formwork systems
_ Joints and béton brut
_ Planning and renting formwork; formwork logistics

[updated 05.02.2020]
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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