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.

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


  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

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: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

hand-ins and final exam

Group dates

Teilnahmegruppe-2020WThu16:00 - 16:4515.10.2020 Zoom-Meeting via TUWELBesprechung über Ablauf der Lehrveranstaltung
Teilnahmegruppe-2020WFri16:00 - 17:0023.10.2020 Zoom-Meeting via TUWEL242.022 EDP in Civil Engineering Teilnahmegruppe-2020W
Teilnahmegruppe-2020WFri09:00 - 18:0011.12.2020BI EDV-Lehrraum 242.022 EDP in Civil Engineering Teilnahmegruppe-2020W

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.


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

Group Registration

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Teilnahmegruppe-2020W07.09.2020 08:0013.10.2020 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 265 Civil Engineering 2. Semester


Schranz, Suda, Pech:
"LaTeX, Excel, Word - Werkzeuge für den ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Hochschul-Einsatz"
ISBN-13: 9-783-90302-466-3
TU Verlag, Wien, 2018

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of standard software (Excel, Word)

Continuative courses