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Specialist Underground Civil Engineering and Tunnel Building

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Specialist Underground Civil Engineering and Tunnel Building
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015
Module code: BIMA280
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: 2
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.

BIMA280 (P110-0117) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012 , semester 2, optional course
BIMA280 (P110-0117) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015 , semester 2, optional course,
BIMA280 (P110-0117) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 2, optional course,
BMA313 (P110-0170) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2022 , semester 2, optional course,
DFMCE-172 (P110-0170) Civil Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019 , 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
Fachingenieure (Lehrauftrag)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ have advanced knowledge in the methods of foundation engineering and the geological/geotechnical constraints of tunnel construction.
_ be able to coordinate tunnelling technology and rock behavior.
_ have basic knowledge in the fields of tunnel construction and tunnel equipment.
_ be able to contribute their technical competence in both disciplines to team projects.
_ be able to develop solutions for open, complex problems using scientific methods.

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Module content:
_ Specialized Underground Civil Engineering: Diaphragm walls, underpinnings, injection technology, jet grouting, vibratory tamping columns, subsoil improvement
_ Tunnel Building: Geological basics, design criteria, construction methods, blasting, mechanical tunnel driving, securing and lining, tunnel equipment, fire protection, stress conditions in the rock, excavation classes, basics of calculation

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Eichler et al.: Spezialtiefbau
_ Maybaum et al.: Verfahrenstechnik und Baubetrieb im Grund- und Spezialtiefbau
_ Kolymbas: Tunnelbau und Tunnelmechanik
_ Maidl: Tunnel- und Stollenbau
_ Müller-Salzburg: Der Felsbau _ Tunnelbau

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