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Building Systems Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Building Systems Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI741
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.
4V (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: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam, composition

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI741 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 1, optional course, telecommunications-specific
KIM-GSYS (P222-0084) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, telecommunications-specific
PIM-WI79 (P222-0084) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-GSYS Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
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 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. Michael Igel
Prof. Dr. Michael Igel

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing the course, students will have acquired basic theoretical knowledge of communication technology in residential and functional buildings,
as well as building systems technology. In addition, students will be able to apply the knowledge they have acquired to carry out practical planning projects and to develop and document technical solutions for a given task in the field of building systems technology.
Conceptional application of concepts from building systems technology
The automation of processes in functional and residential buildings using EIB
Planning and implementation of network topologies based on the EIB
Analysis of protocols and EIB telegrams
Process-related selection and project planning of EIB actuators and sensors

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
1 Basics of communication technology
1.1 Serial data transmission
1.2 Asynchronous and synchronous communication protocols
1.3 Data flow control
1.4 Data backup (Hamming distance)
1.5 OSI model and EIB system
2 Modern building installation technology
2.1 Requirements on modern building installations
2.2 Limits of the conventional installation, advantages of the EIB system
2.3 Conventional installation <> EIB installation
3 EIB technology
3.1 Structure of an EIB system
3.2 Basic components
3.3 Bus couplers
3.4 Sensors and actuators
4 Topology of an EIB system
4.1 Hierarchical structure of an installation network
4.2 Physical and logical addressing
4.3 Transmission procedures
4.4 Communication objects
5 EIB bus communication
5.1 Signal generation
5.2 Data transmission timing
5.3 Bus access methods
5.4 Data telegrams and protocol structure
6 EIB bus components
6.1 Design, coupling to the EIB bus
6.2 System devices
6.3. Actuators and sensors
6.4 Symbols in EIB technology
7 Project from the field of building systems technology

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
EIB für die Gebäudesystemtechnik, Michael Rose, Hüthig
Installationsbus EIB/KNX Twisted Pair, Robert Beiter, Hüthig & Pflaum
Elektro-Installation in Gebäuden, Dieter Vogt, VDE Verlag
Training materials from different manufacturers

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2018/19, WS 2017/18, SS 2017, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, ...
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