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Steel Construction I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Steel Construction 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: BIBA460
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: 4
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.

BIBA460 (P110-0068) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA460 (P110-0068) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA460 (P110-0068) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, 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 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA646 Steel Construction II and Composite Construction

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markus Enders-Comberg
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingrid Düsing

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- have in-depth knowledge about the material steel.
- be familiar with the general design principles
- will be able to perform stability checks on structural elements specific to steel construction.
- will be able to perform stability checks on connections specific to steel construction.
- be able to gather, process and apply subject-related information independently.

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Module content:
- Introduction: Steel construction as a construction method, steels for steel construction, steel products
- Basis of design: Safety concept, actions, combinations, stresses, load capacities, verification methods
- Basic components: Tension members, compression members, beams, torsion members
- Connection technology: Bolted connections, welded connections
- Connections, joints, distribution of force: Rigid connections and joints of bending beams, articulated connections of bending beams, introduction of individual forces into beams

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Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes (will be passed out at the beginning of the semester)
Lohse, W.: Stahlbau
Wagenknecht,G.: Stahlbaupraxis nach DIN 18800 (11.2008), Band 1 und 2
Hünersen, G., Fritzsche, E.: Stahlbau in Beispielen

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