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Construction Law

Module name (EN): Construction Law
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA751
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0128
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2SU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 7, optional course
BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 7, optional course
BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, optional course
DFBCE-707 (P630-0061) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 7, mandatory course
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):
BIBA421 Construction Management and Economics

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher
Richter Holger Schleier

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Learning outcomes:
The goal of this module is to impart knowledge about the structure of contracts for construction work and services. After successfully completing this module, students will be able to develop, negotiate, conclude and implement work contracts, both on the part of the client and the contractor.

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Module content:
- Procedures for awarding contracts and drafting contracts
- Structure and principles of public procurement law
- Construction contracts and contracting structures
- Amendments to price in the event of a change in performance
- Costs of disrupted construction operations
- Site measurements and billing
- Acceptance
- Guarantee

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Recommended or required reading:
A current bibliography will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

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