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Bridge Design Project

Module name (EN): Bridge Design Project
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015
Module code: BIMA160
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIMA160 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012, semester 1, optional course
BIMA160 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015, semester 1, optional course,
BIMA160 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course,
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingrid Düsing
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingrid Düsing
Dipl.-Ing. Heino Hasmann

[updated 22.03.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ will be able to design and construct bridges in steel, concrete or composite construction. One of the main focuses here is the development of the load-bearing system and the cross-section, while taking into account the determining factors and the geometry of the terrain. The students´ scientific knowledge will be developed, adapted and applied to practical tasks.
_ During the design process, students will acquire the ability to use design and structural frame analysis programs for bridge construction.
_ They will learn how to deal with standards, as well as their scientific interpretation and application to new questions and tasks.

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Module content:
_ Load assumptions for bridges
_ Load-bearing systems and cross-sections
_ Construction and assembly methods
_ Abutments, piers and bridge equipment
_ Bridge design based on selected examples

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Lecture notes (passed out at the beginning of the semester)
_ EUROCODES for bridge building: DIN EN 1991-2, DIN EN 1992-2, DIN EN 1993-2 und DIN EN 1994-2  with the respective national appendices

[updated 28.09.2020]
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