101-0556-01L  Construction Methods

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersS.  Moser
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


101-0556-01 GBauverfahren4 hrs
Wed13:45-15:30HIL E 4 »
Fri07:45-09:30HCI G 7 »
S.  Moser

Catalogue data

Abstract- Construction methods of Special Underground and Deep Foundation Construction as well as tunnelling methods
- Planning of construction processes, site equipment and site logistics
- Basic knowledge of scheduling and cost calculation and introduction in corresponding standards and guidelines
ObjectiveStudents gain practical knowledge in
- Organization of tender documents.
- Scheduling and cost calculation.
- Construction methods of Special Underground and Deep Foundation Construction as well as tunnelling methods.
- Planning of earthwork processes and conception of site logistics.
- SIA 103, SIA 112, SIA 118
- Cost calculation
- Scheduling
- Submission (detailed estimate, special provisions, acceptance standards)
- Methods of ground investigation and ground control

Special Underground / Deep Foundation Construction:
- Dewatering systems
- Pipe jacking/ Micro tunnelling
- Piles / Retaining walls
- Anchors
- Soil improvements
- Cut-and-cover method
- Caissons
- Supporting construction methods: soil injection/ jetting

Tunnel construction:
- Classification of tunnelling
- Conventional drive tunnelling
- Mechanical drive tunnelling
- Drainage and Sealing
- Lining/ finishing
- Supporting construction methods: pipe umbrellas

Execution of contruction work und logistics:
- Planning of production processes
- Logistics/ site equipment
- Transportation logistics
- Formwork and cranes
Lecture notesSlides, supplementary handouts about selected topics
The documents will be provided on Ilias - further information at the beginning of semester.
LiteratureReferences to additional technical literature will be provided in the course of semester.
Prerequisites / NoticeInterest

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block 4)
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersS.  Moser
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsLeistungsermittlungshandbuch für Baumaschinen und Bauprozesse oder Handout mit Auszügen des Handbuchs; Taschenrechner ohne externe Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Civil Engineering BachelorExamination Block 4OInformation