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151-8005-00L  Building Materials I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersJ. Pauli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

Catalogue data

AbstractBuilding Materials - Introduction to the most common building materials

Origin + Production
Properties + Application
Ecological footprint + Recycling
ObjectiveThe lecture develops an understanding of different building materials and its reasonable and appropriate application for construction under the aspects of material properties and ecological aspects.
ContentThe lecture introduces the most common building materials concrete, steel, masonery and timber, but also clay, glas and polymers in a historical context. The fabrication processes are described and the most important properties regarding construction explained. A special focus is on the ecological aspects such as availability of raw materials, effort for production, emission of hazardous substances, disposal and recycling.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 151-8002-00L Building Physics: Heat and Acoustics (next semester)
For programme regulations
(Examination block)
Bachelor's Programme in Architecture 2016 (Examination Block 2)
ECTS credits4 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersJ. Pauli
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationFindet gleichzeitig mit der Prüfung des Jahreskurses statt.
Written aidsTaschenrechner, Schreibpapier wird zur Verfügung gestellt. Jedoch keine datenbankfähigen Rechner, Organiser, PDA, Laptops o.ä. Weitere Unterlagen oder Geräte sind nicht zugelassen
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.

Learning materials

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151-8005-00 VBaumaterialien I
Keine Lehrveranstaltung am 24.10. (Seminarwoche) sowie am 12. und 19.12. (vor Schlussabgaben).
2 hrs
Thu10-12HIL E 3 »
J. Pauli


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Offered in

Architecture BachelorExamination Block 2OInformation