242.022 EDP in Civil Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, SE, 2.5h, 2.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

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

  • analyse texts and choose the right formatting (style sheets, LaTeX environments)
  • name the format environments in LaTeX and use them in scientific texts
  • use style sheets and field functions in Word to write scientific articles
  • use Excel to solve numerical problems in civil engineering

Subject of course

Basic and advanced functions in LaTeX, Excel and Word

Solving academic problems in civil engineering using standard software in civil engineering

Cause and effect principles, Influence of dependencies

Homeworks to exercise and acquisition of problem solving competence

Teaching methods

Presentations and discussions of exercises
Introduction into the software LaTeX, Excel and Word
Working on and solving of exercises (at home)

Mode of examination


Additional information

This course will be taught using TUWEL

Course language: German

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: http://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Course dates

Wed13:00 - 15:0004.03.2020 - 11.03.2020HS 8 Heinz Parkus - BI Lectures and Discussions
Wed13:00 - 14:0024.06.2020 https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/643660821Bauinformatik Fragestunde
EDP in Civil Engineering - Single appointments
Wed04.03.202013:00 - 15:00HS 8 Heinz Parkus - BI Lectures and Discussions
Wed11.03.202013:00 - 15:00HS 8 Heinz Parkus - BI Lectures and Discussions
Wed24.06.202013:00 - 14:00 https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/643660821Bauinformatik Fragestunde
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

hand-ins and final exam

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Gruppe-2020S-N5-auf-Übung30.04.2020 12:0008.05.2020 12:00
Teilnahmegruppe-2020S24.02.2020 09:0004.03.2020 18:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 265 Civil Engineering 2. Semester


Schranz, Suda, Pech:
"LaTeX, Excel, Word - Werkzeuge für den ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Hochschul-Einsatz"
2., korrigierte und erweiterte Auflage
ISBN-13: 978-3-903024-90-8
TU Verlag, Wien, 2019

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of standard software (Excel, Word)

Continuative courses