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Building Technology - Construction

level of course unit

Fundamentals - and advanced knowledge

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - describe basic concepts related to building technology. - assess buildings from a building technology perspective. - take necessary decisions on building technology for the construction, adaptation and refurbishment of a building as well as to identify the respective decision-making basis for management. - describe basic concepts related to structural analysis. - describe basic concepts related to structural defects and construction faults. - estimate the cost of construction projects.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Lecture "Building Technology - Material Science" BAU.1

course contents

- Basic concepts of structural design / statics - Primary, secondary and tertiary building constructions - Solid, lightweight and modular types of construction - Construction defects and construction faults

recommended or required reading

Hestermann, U., Rongen, L..: Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 1, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, 2009 Läpple, V.: Einführung in Die Festigkeitslehre: Lehr- und Übungsbuch, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, 2008 Neumann, D., Hestermann, U., Rongen, L.: Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 2, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, 2008 Reul, H.: Handbuch Bautenschutz und Bausanierung, Müller Rudolf, 2007 Riccabona, C.: Baukonstruktionslehre 1: Rohbauarbeiten, Manz Schulbuch, 2008 Riccabona, C., Mezera, K.: Baukonstruktionslehre 2: Ausbauarbeiten, Manz Schulbuch, 2011 (Fachzeitschriften) - Bauingenieur, Springer Verlag - Der Gebäude Energie Berater, Gentner Verlag - Detail, internationale Architektur-Dokumentation GmbH - Intelligente Architektur, Alexander Koch Verlag

assessment methods and criteria

Tutorials, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Mag. (FH) Emanuel Stocker

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

20% web-based self-learning unit, 80% in class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable