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Bridge Design Project

Module name (EN): Bridge Design Project
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015
Module code: BIMA160
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0097
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIMA160 (P110-0097) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012, semester 1, optional course
BIMA160 (P110-0097) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015, semester 1, optional course,
BIMA160 (P110-0097) Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course,
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markus Enders-Comberg
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingrid Düsing
Dipl.-Ing. Heino Hasmann

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ will be able to design and construct bridges in steel, concrete or composite construction. One of the main focuses here is the development of the load-bearing system and the cross-section, while taking into account the determining factors and the geometry of the terrain. The students´ scientific knowledge will be developed, adapted and applied to practical tasks.
_ During the design process, students will acquire the ability to use design and structural frame analysis programs for bridge construction.
_ They will learn how to deal with standards, as well as their scientific interpretation and application to new questions and tasks.

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Module content:
_ Load assumptions for bridges
_ Load-bearing systems and cross-sections
_ Construction and assembly methods
_ Abutments, piers and bridge equipment
_ Bridge design based on selected examples

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Lecture notes (passed out at the beginning of the semester)
_ EUROCODES for bridge building: DIN EN 1991-2, DIN EN 1992-2, DIN EN 1993-2 und DIN EN 1994-2  with the respective national appendices

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