202.071 Excursion Timber 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.

2023W, EX, 1.0h, 1.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: EX Excursion
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

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

-          understand the theoretical contents and their application in construction practice through demonstrated examples,

-          comprehend the manufacturing processes at the plant,

-          better understand the construction methods in timber building projects, and

-          record essential information and details during inspections and evaluations, and to present them in a technical report.

Subject of course

As part of the excursion on December 6, 2023, a plant of a wood-processing company as well as several current timber construction sites in the Vienna and Lower Austria areas will be visited. Further information can be found in the information sheet under "Documents".

Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

Mandatory attendance.

The number of participants is limited to 40 people.

The excursion is aimed at civil engineering students from the fifth semester onwards.

The registration starts on Mon, 16.10.2023, after the first exercise of 202.652 VU Timber Construction. Additional information can be found in the information sheet under 'Documents'.




Course dates

Wed07:00 - 18:0006.12.2023 Wiedner Hauptstraße/Corner Resselgasse at 07:15 amExcursion Timber Engineering

Examination modalities

The documentation of the students’ performance consists of mandatory attendance and the creation of a two-page technical report. The report should not be less than 300 words and should contain at least one scientific or industry-specific source. A maximum of two illustrations are allowed. Texts must be formulated independently; adopting parts of texts from other sources without proper citation is not permitted. The assessment criteria are: content, writing style, spelling, and formatting.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
16.10.2023 17:00 27.11.2023 18:00 27.11.2023 18:00

Registration modalities

personal registration until Monday, November 27, 2023, or until the participant limit is reached.

... after the practice sessions from 202.652 VU Timber Construction or
... at IMWS with Valentin Senk, Christoffer Vida, Markus Detter.

Application is currently locked manually.


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 265 Civil Engineering Elective
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Elective
610 FW Elective Courses - Civil Engineering Elective


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