Course: BIM/CAD
Winter term

Knowledge-based BIM/CAD

Course contents

  • Advanced parameterized semantic modeling of constructions
  • Rendering and immersion for engineering applications (e.g., virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR))
  • Exemplary application of the methods on examples from Civil‐ and Environmental Engineering

Latest information

Current notes and announcements about the course are provided via Moodle.

General Informationen

Term Winter term
Lecture time Mondays 16:15 – 17:55
Room Digital
Requirements Knowledge in computer science in civil engineering
Hours per week (SWS) 2 + 2
Creditpoints (CP) 6
Language of instruction German
Classification M.Sc. module for the courses:
M.Sc. Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Engineering Management – Specialisation Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Computational Engineering
M.Sc. Informatics (Application Subject Building Informatics)
Lecture period Oct. 18th, 2021 – Feb. 14th, 2022
Schedule Monday (weekly)
16:15 – 17:55
Digital via Zoom (Link in Moodle)
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Rüppel
Phone +49 6151 / 16-21331
Consultation Digital, by appointment
Exercise adviser Jascha Brötzmann, M.Sc.
Consultation Digital, by appointment
Schedule Start 1. Exercise
  • Nov. 22nd, 2021
End 1. Exercise
  • Dec. 12th, 2021
Start 2. Exercise
  • Jan. 24th, 2022
End 2. Exercise
  • Feb. 13th, 2022
Issue and submission of the exercises via the platform Moodle. The registration is performed automatically by subscribing for the lecture in TUCaN.
Colloquia (participation mandatory) 1. Exercise
  • Dec. 13th, 2021, from 3 pm!
2. Exercise
  • Feb. 14th, 2022
Date March 17th, 2022
Time TBA
Room TBA
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: Autodesk products for students are available for free (login with TU-email address).

(Programming) languages: C#, SQL/SQLite

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.