Chair of Computational Modeling and Simulation
TUM Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering
Technical University of Munich

Engineering Databases


  • Types of databases: relational, object-oriented, object-relational
  • Layers of databases: conceptual, implementational, physical layer
  • The relational model: relational algebra, relational calculus
  • Database Design: Entity relationship model, normal forms
  • Relational Query Language: SQL
  • Indexing Techniques
  • Transactions
  • Synchronization
  • Security issues
  • Engineering Applications


  • This lecture will be given in winter term 2020/2021.
  • Please register for the course via TUMonline.
  • It is scheduled for Wednesdays 15:00 - 16:30, virtually via Zoom.


The material for this lecture can be found on Moodle.


Jimmy Abualdenien

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