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Structural Design and Engineering

Module name (EN): Structural Design and Engineering
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA211
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0026
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA211 (P110-0026) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 2, mandatory course
BIBA211 (P110-0026) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA120 Structural Design I

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA652 Building Physics - Practical Applications

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gudrun Djouahra (lecture)
M.Eng. Arch. AKS Georg Müller

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Learning outcomes:
Structural Design:
 After successfully completing this module, students will be able to draw structural details.
 - They will have basic knowledge about the design, manufacture and assembly of building elements and structures including the integration of the technical structure.
 - They will be familiar with the application and use of building materials and building products.
 - They will be familiar with the functional requirements for components and buildings such as moisture protection, thermal insulation, sound insulation and fire protection and their structural implementation.
 - They will be able to apply building regulations, especially safety regulations and standards.
Structural Physics:
 -Students will have acquired knowledge about and understand processes in structural physics (heat, moisture and sound).
 -They will be able to use their knowledge of structural physics for structural designs.
 -They will be able to independently develop and apply subject-related content.

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Module content:
Structural Design:
 -Ceilings, stairs
 -Roofs, pitched / flat
 -Windows, doors and their connecting points
Structural Physics:
 -Heat: Energy, heat transmission, temperature profile, ventilation
 -Energy Saving Ordinance (Energieeinsparverordnung EnEV), summer heat protection, thermal bridges
 -Moisture: Basics, water vapor diffusion, practical moisture protection
 -Sound: Sound insulation terminology, practical sound insulation

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Recommended or required reading:
Structural Design:
_ Frick, Knöll: Baukonstruktionslehre Teil 1 und Teil 2
_ Beinhauer Peter: Standard-Detailsystem
_ Bantan B., Köhler K. Zwanzig J. u.a.: Bauzeichnen, Verlag Holland + Josenhans
_ Holschemacher K.: Entwurfs- und Konstruktionstafeln für Architekten, Bauwerk Beuth Verlag
Structural Physics:
_ Djouahra, G.: Bauphysik: Lecture Notes
_ Duzia, T.; Bogusch N.: Basiswissen Bauphysik: Grundlagen des Wärme- und Feuchteschutzes, Fraunhofer IRB Verlag
_ Liersch K., Langner N.: Bauphysik kompakt: Wärme-Feuchte-Schall, Bauwerk BBB Beuth-Verlag
_ Lübbe E.: Klausurtraining Bauphysik, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
_ Ziegelindustrie e.V.: EnEV, Energie-Einsparverordnung, Leitfaden für Wohngebäude

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