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Engineering Mechanics I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Engineering Mechanics I
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBA130-17
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: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA130-17 (P110-0080) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, mandatory course
UI-TM1 (P110-0181, P251-0044) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 1, mandatory course
UI-TM1 (P110-0181, P251-0044) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 1, 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).
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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA250-17 Engineering Mechanics II
BIBA356 Structural Engineering
BIBA435-17 Building Mechanics and Structural Analysis II

[updated 19.10.2022]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Lang
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Lang

[updated 10.11.2020]
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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