Civil Engineering in Energy Technology

Module Number: BGU42010

Duration: 1 Semester

Recurrence: Winter Semester

Language: English

Number of ECTS: 5


Professor in charge: Prof. Mensinger, Prof. Fischer, Prof. Cudmani

Amount of work

Class attendance: 45

Private study: 105

Total: 150

Course work and exam formalities



The course gives an overview about main civil engineering issues regarded to power engineering for fossil, nuclear and renewable energy. In detail the following topics are teached: legal frame for construction in Germany, reliability and loads in civil engineering, soil mechanics and foundation, material properties of concrete, design and construction process of concrete structures, concrete structures for fossil and nuclear power plants, concrete structures for hydroelectric power stations and wind energy, dams, material properties of steel, steel structures, bolier support steel work, steeel for apparatus construction, wind energy plants and steel construction for hydraulic engineering.

Learning outcome

At the end of the course students have a basic knowledge about the main tasks of civil engineering regarded to power engineering. They are able to identify civil engineering tasks and to communicatie with professional civil engineers about these tasks.


Presentation and lecture notes


Courses in mathematic, mechanic and material science