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230.022 seminar for PhD students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

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

  • to develop and formulate a research question autonomously
  • summerize international publications and the state of the art on a selected scientific topic and cite correctly
  • to develop and carry out suitable experiments and / or numerical simulations to answer the research question
  • analyse the obtained experimental data based on scientific methods
  • critically review and evaluate the results and findings gained in the context of the state of the art
  • summarize findings from the scientific work in international journals

Subject of course

Scientific, technical topics in the field of road and airfield engineering

Teaching methods

Formulation and discussion of the research question, review of the literature research and presentation of the state of the art, defintion of individual work and evaluation steps and regarding milestones, ongoing presentation of the work in joint seminars, co-authoring & correction of written journal contributions to publish the reseach results

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Dates for seminars for doctoral students will be announced at the beginning of the semester. In addition, an individual written or telephone appointment with Prof. Blab is possible.

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Tue13:00 - 15:0004.04.2023 OC-Arsenal, Obj. 236 (Lilienthalgasse 14), Seminarraum 2Dissertantenseminar
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • fulfillment of milestones
  • submission & acceptance of at at least three publications in international journals as author or co-author
  • aprobation of the doctor thesis

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.02.2023 08:00 09.05.2023 08:00 09.05.2023 08:00

Registration modalities

Anmeldung im Sekretariat E230/3, Gußhausstraße 28, 2. Stock


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
786 610 Civil Engineering Not specified


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