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207.013 Introduction to Digital Twins for Buildings and Cities
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 1.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... describe the process of designing building ensembles and infrastructure, planning, execution, operation and demolition of buildings and infratructure in a circular economy in terms of information and analysis needs and stakeholders.

... use simple examples to raise the need for information and to derive a data model.
... know the most popular open data formats.

Subject of course

Stakeholders and information needs at the level of city, buildings, infrastructure (electricity grid, gas, district heating, ICT network).

Development of a simple data model and application in the IT environment SIMULTAN.

History and development directions of open data formats for a frictionless data exchange. (XML, DXF, IFC)

Teaching methods

Introductory lectures, group work, Learning through solving of tasks

Mode of examination




Course dates

Tue17:00 - 19:0020.12.2022 Zoom Link in TUWEL (LIVE)LV Einheit - DigiTwin (Meta)Datenmodelle
Tue14:00 - 19:0010.01.2023Seminar room 1 (LIVE)LV Einheit - Simulation & Visualisierung
Tue14:30 - 18:0024.01.2023Seminarraum BA 08B - MB (LIVE)LV Einheiten - Präsentation und Abschlussdiskussion
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written exam with tasks

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2022 00:00 29.10.2022 12:00 30.01.2023 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 646 Computational Science and Engineering Not specified


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