Knowledge-based BIM/CAD (BIM/CAD)

Knowledge-based BIM/CAD (BIM/CAD)

Winter term 2018/2019

Course contents

  • Model-oriented constructions in BIM/CAD
  • Interfacing BIM/CAD with databases
  • Methods of acquisition, representation and computing of engineering knowledge
  • Visualization and immersive engineering
  • Exemplary application of the methods on examples from Civil‐ and Environmental Engineering
  • Further informationen in TUCaN

Current Notes

Announcements are sent via Moodle.

Changes may occur until the start of the winter term.

General Informationen

Term: Winter term
Lecture time: Mondays 16:15 – 17:55
Room: L5|01 – 43
Requirements: Knowledge in computer science in civil engineering
Hours per week: 2+2
Creditpoints: 6
Language of instruction: German
Classification: M.Sc. module for the courses:
Dipl. Civil Engineering (major in computer science in civil engineering)
M.Sc. Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Engineering Management – Specialisation Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Computational Engineering
M.Sc. Informatic (Application Subject Building Informatics)

Course offering details

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Rüppel
Consultation: by appointment
Start of lectures: Monday, Oct. 15th, 2018
Last lecture: Monday, Feb. 11th, 2019
Auditorium: L5|01 – 43
Time: 16:15 – 17:55
Exercise adviser: Timo Bittner, M.Sc.
Consultation: Room L5|01 – 229, by appointment
Exercise schedule: Start 1. Exercise
  • November 19th, 2018
End 1. Exercise
  • December 9th, 2018
Start 2. Exercise
  • January 21st, 2019
End 2. Exercise
  • February 10th, 2019
Issue and submission of the exercises via the platform Moodle. The registration is performed automatically by subscribing for the lecture in TUCaN.
(Participation mandatory)
1. Exercise
  • December 10th, 2018
2. Exercise
  • February 11th, 2019
Date: Mar. 14th, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Room: L3|01 – 91
Duration: 90 min
Allowed aid: One DIN-A4 page, double-sided, hand written or printed
Registration: Prior exam registration in TUCaN is required.
Post-exam review: Announcement in Moodle
The exam questions will be in German language. Answers may be provided in English, previous notification is required. Please consult the adviser.

Additional Information for the exercises

Software: Refer to the IIB teaching software overview

Autodesk products for students are available for free (login with TU-email address).

(Programming) languages: C#, SQL/SQLite, XML/RDF/OWL

Moodle: Registration for the course in moodle is completed upon TUCaN signup. Additional information is subsequently provided in Moodle.

Exercises: The exercise assignments will be done in groups of two or three. The students have about three weeks for each exercise during which consultation for explanations or handling problems is available (by appointment).

At the end every exercise will be completed by a colloquium. In this colloquium all students must present and showcase their results.

Work stations: Room L5|01 – 222 offers multiple PCs for students to work on the assignments (arrangement required).