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Steel Construction II and Composite Construction

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Steel Construction II and Composite 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: BIBA646
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: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

[updated 26.01.2023]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA646 (P110-0070) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA646 (P110-0070) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, 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 210 hours (equivalent to 7 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 142.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA460 Steel Construction I

[updated 20.11.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markus Enders-Comberg
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Markus Enders-Comberg

[updated 08.11.2013]
Learning outcomes:
Steel Construction II
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the design and construction, dimensioning and verification of steel structures. They will:
- be able to carry out stability checks of members and frameworks
- be able to carry out structural safety checks according to the Elasticity Theory (II. order)
- be able to carry out stability checks for concentrated force application
and they will be able to independently process and apply specialized information.
Composite construction:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be familiar with the application of composite steel construction in building construction and the special advantages of this material combination
- be familiar with the design principles
- will be able to carry out structural safety checks on composite beams and composite supports in accordance with the simplified calculation procedures of the Eurocode

[updated 26.01.2023]
Module content:
Steel construction II:
- Detail design: Frame corners, articulated and flexurally rigid column base structures
- Compressively stressed single bars and frameworks: Flexural buckling, uniaxial and biaxial bending with normal force according to the equivalent member method and II. order theory
- Multi-part members: Flexural buckling under in-plane compression
- Flexural torsional buckling: Simplified and accurate verifications, in-plane compression, uniaxial and biaxial bending with normal force, rotational bedding and constrained axis of rotation.
Composite construction:
- Introduction: Areas of application, materials used, interaction between steel and concrete
- Basics of dimensioning: Partial safety coefficients, actions and combinations of actions, verification methods for typical applications
- Composite beams: plastic cross-section bearing capacities for positive and negative moment loading, plastic hinge theory, composite restraint system.
- Composite columns: typical cross-sections with limits for column slendernesses, cross-sectional load-bearing capacity and application limits, verification for in-plane compression.

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Recommended or required reading:
- Lecture notes
- Petersen, Ch.: Statik und Stabilität der Baukonstruktionen
- Petersen, Ch.: Stahlbau
- Minnert/Wagenknecht: Verbundbau-Praxis
- Krahwinkel/Kindmann: Stahl- und Verbundkonstruktionen
- Lohse/Laumann/Wolf, W.: Stahlbau 1
- Lohse/Laumann/Wolf, W.: Stahlbau 2

[updated 26.01.2023]
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