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Engineering Mechanics I

Module name (EN): Engineering Mechanics I
Degree programme: Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: UI-TM1
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA130-17 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
UI-TM1 Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Lang
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Lang

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Learning outcomes:
_ After successfully completing this module, students will understand the importance of structural analyses and be familiar with the corresponding basic terminology.  
_ They will be able to define load-bearing systems, determine loads and calculate support forces and internal forces for simple systems.

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Module content:
_ Loads (DIN 1055)
_ Structural systems, load-bearing systems  
_ Force-vector components, addition, decomposition, force polygon
_ Equilibrium condition, support forces, internal forces, internal force principle  
_ The following structural systems will be discussed:  single-span beam, folded beam, articulated beam, three-hinged arch, frame, truss

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Schneider: Bautabellen; Schneider: Baustatik _ Zahlenbeispiele;
_ Wagner/Erlhof: Praktische Baustatik 1;  Kraus/Führer: Grundlagen der Tragwerkslehre

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