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Support Systems for Construction Pits and Temporary Excavations

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Support Systems for Construction Pits and Temporary Excavations
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015
Module code: BIMA170
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: 1
Mandatory course: no
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.

BIMA170 (P110-0095) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012 , semester 1, optional course
BIMA170 (P110-0095) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015 , semester 1, optional course,
BIMA170 (P110-0095) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course,
BMA303 (P110-0161) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2022 , semester 2, 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).
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. Stefan Jung
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung

[updated 01.04.2015]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ deepen and expand the knowledge they acquired in the Bachelor´s program.
_ have a comprehensive, detailed and critical understanding of engineering based on the current state of (construction) technology.
_ be able to take account complex foundation engineering interrelationships into account for interdisciplinary projects and develop them within a team.
_ be able to develop application-oriented solutions to problems using (engineering) scientific methods and integrate them into research and development work.

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Module content:
_ Trench shoring
_ Soldier pile and lagging
_ Sheet piling
_ Bored pile walls
_ Anchors
_ Drainage

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Lecture notes (passed out at the beginning of the semester), Internet research
_ Kempfert/Raithel: Bodenmechanik und Grundbau
_ Möller: Geotechnik _ Grundbau
_ Simmer: Grundbau 2
_ Weißenbach/Hettler. Baugruben-Berechnungsverfahren

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