Course: GMV I
Winter term

Geometric Modelling and Visualisation I (GMV I)

Course contents

  • Basic Geometry Principles
  • Axonometries
  • Elementary projections for solving engineering tasks:
    • Parallel projection
    • Central projection
  • Application of analog and digital solution methods to geometric questions from civil and environmental engineering, geodesy, and traffic engineering

Latest information

Latest notes and course announcements are provided via Moodle.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all courses will be held hybrid. The meeting links will be provided in Moodle. Additionally, all courses will be recorded and provided on Moodle after a few days.


  • GeoGebra (Freeware)
  • GMV Trainer (Freeware, Own development)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD (commercial, Autodesk products for students are offered for free on the Autodesk Education website)

General Information

Term Winter term
Start Monday, October 17, 2022 (lecture)
Requirements: -
Hours per week (SWS) 1 + 1
ECTS credits 3
Written examination February 17, 2023 (probably)
Language German
Classification Obligatory B.Sc. module for the study programs:
B.Sc. Civil Engineering and Geodesy
B.Sc. Environmental Engineering
Schedule Monday (in unequal alternation with the tutorial, see schedule on Moodle)
1:30 – 3:10 pm
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Rüppel
Schedule Monday (in unequal alternation with the lecture, see schedule on Moodle)
1:30 – 3:10 pm
Tutorial supervisor Pascal Mosler, M.Sc.
Consultation hours By appointment
Study examination
Quantity 1 test and max. 1 post-test
Application / issue / submission Moodle
Process To pass the study examination, a test must be passed. Two test dates are offered (probably December 12, 2022 and January 23, 2023). The assignment will be posted on Moodle and comprises one GeoGebra design task. Within a defined time frame, the task must be completed and the solution file has to be submitted as a document upload on Moodle.
Consultation hours The dates will be announced in the tutorial and on Moodle.
Written examination – winter term 20212/2023 (current status: August 2022)
Date February 17, 2023 (probably)
Time 45 minutes
Place Written (in attendance), the exact rooms will be announced in time.
Aids Ruler, set square
Exam preparation A task catalog with solutions is provided for self-study.
Registration TUCaN
The written exam questions will be asked in German. It is possible to answer the questions in either English or German.