Course: MIB
Summer term

Management Methods in Civil and Environmental Engineering (MIB)

Course contents

  • BIM based engineer cooperation
  • Organization and communication infrastructures
  • Process and workflow management
  • Agile project management
  • 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 Summer term
Lecture time Mondays 16:15 – 17:55
Room L5|01 45b
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 Apr. 11th, 2023 – Jul. 14th, 2023
Schedule Mondays (weekly)
16:15 – 17:55
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Rüppel
Consultation By appointment
Schedule Wednesdays (weekly)
13:30 – 15:10
Exercise adviser Jascha Brötzmann, M.Sc.
Consultation By appointment
Schedule Start 1. Exercise
  • April 17th, 2023
End 1. Exercise
  • June 4th, 2023
Start 2. Exercise
  • May 22nd, 2023
End 2. Exercise
  • July 9th, 2023
Issue and submission of the exercises via the platform Moodle. The registration is performed automatically by subscribing for the lecture and exercise in TUCaN.
Colloquia (participation mandatory) 1. Exercise
  • June 5th, 2023
2. Exercise
  • July 10th, 2023
Date July 24th, 2023
Time TBD
Room TBD
90 min
Allowed aid Two hand written or printed DIN A4-pages, non programmable calculator
Registration Prior exam registration in TUCaN is required.
Exam review April 3rd, 2023 (exam in winter term)
Registration via mail

Additional information for the exercises

Programming language: C#

Software: Microsoft Excel and Word; Visual Studio; Autodesk Revit and Navisworks Manage

  • Microsoft Office Microsoft Excel and Word can be obtained free of charge via the TU Darmstadt campus license.

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 to four. The students have about three weeks for each exercise during which consultation for explanations or handling problems is available.

At the end every exercise will be completed by a colloquium. In this colloquium the students must present and discuss their results and programming. The colloquium is obligatory.