code CB322
credit_hours 3
title Building Construction
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prequisites CB221
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes The course covers topics in the area of building construction in view of both aspects - construction engineering and architectural engineering. The subjects related to the construction engineering are site and temporary works ? substructure and superstructure. The subject related to the architectural engineering are architectural drawings - brick works ? insulation ? stairs - building openings ? services - and finishing materials.
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objectives The objective of this course is at introducing the student to the knowledge for components of building construction.
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ref. books • Building Design and Construction Handbook by Merritt, F.S., and Ricketts, J.T. Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, Latest Edition.rn• Practical Manual of Load Development by Colley, B.C. Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, Latest Edition.rn• The Construction of Buildings by Barry, R. Publisher: BSP Professional Books, London, U.K.rn• Construction Methods and Planning by Illingworth, J.R. Publisher: E & FN SPON, London, Latest Edition.rn
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textbook • Construction Technology (Volumes 1-4) by Chudley, Roy, Publisher: Longman Group Ltd., Essex, England, U.K. , Latest Edition.
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objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Architectural drawings.
2 Week No.2: Building opening.
3 Week No.3: Stairs.
4 Week No.4:Insulation.
5 Week No.5: Services.
6 Week No.6: Finishing materials.
7 Week No.7: Finishing materials, Continued.
8 Week No.8: Structural systems used for hall construction.
9 Week No.9: Site works.
10 Week No.10: Temporary works.
11 Week No.11: Shallow Foundations.
12 Week No.12: Deep foundations.
13 Week No.13: Excavation, filling and scaffolding.
14 Week No.14: Reinforced concrete elements.
15 Week No.15: Health and safety in construction.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.