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Public Building Law

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Public Building Law
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: DFBCE-709
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.
2VU (2 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: 7
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.

BIBA712 (P110-0052) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 7, mandatory course
BIBA712 (P110-0052) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 7, mandatory course
BIBA712 (P110-0052) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 7, mandatory course
DFBCE-709 (P630-0088) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 7, 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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher

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Learning outcomes:
- After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the basic principles of building planning and building code law (also VOB ("German Construction Contract Procedures") and HOAI ("Official Scale of Fees for Services by Architects and Engineers")).
- In the section on functional zoning, students will have learned how to create simple development plans (exercise).
- Furthermore, they will be able to evaluate assessments regarding the approvability of building projects.

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Module content:
- Building code, land utlilisation ordinance, Planzeichenverordnung (Standards for zoning plans),
- Regional building code for Saarland, building regulations, building site regulations, energy saving regulations,
- VOB, HOAI, other laws and regulations

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Recommended or required reading:
Relevant laws, practical examples, development plans and building application documents

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