101-0138-00L  Bridge Design

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersW. Kaufmann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersW. Kaufmann
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 180 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationSession examination:
Part 1 (Conceptual design): 60 minutes
Part 2: 120 minutes

Learning tasks:
The learning task consists of 3 flipped classroom exercises, where the students develop the concept of a bridge collaborating in groups, and the final submission of the chosen concept. Participation is recommended for students, but not mandatory. It can improve the total course unit grade by up to 0.25 grade points. This maximum bonus may be achieved by successfully completing all flipped classroom exercises and submitting a convincing concept. Students can still achieve the maximum grade of 6 in the course unit even if they only sit the final examination.
Written aidsPart 1: 10 A4 pages (handwritten or typed)

Part 2: Open book exam; recommended:
- SIA codes 260ff
- SZS C4 and C5 tables
- Textbooks: bridges, concrete/steel design
- Structural analysis handbooks/formula tables

Both parts: calculator; no communication devices
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.