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Building Systems Technology

Module name (EN): Building Systems Technology
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIM-GSYS
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam, composition

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KI741 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, optional course, telecommunications-specific
KIM-GSYS Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, optional course, telecommunications-specific
PIM-WI79 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
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
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Igel

[updated 10.11.2016]
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

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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 2019/20, WS 2018/19, WS 2017/18
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