code CB523
credit_hours 3
title Methods and Equipment for Construction 1
arbic title
prequisites CB322
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Design and construction of formwork systems - horizontal formwork - vertical formwork - Concrete technology - mixing and batching concrete - transporting concrete - placing and compacting concrete. Design and construction of dewatering systems - open sumps system ? well points system - deep wells system - Design and construction of shoring systems - continuous piles system - secant piles system - diaphragm walls system ? Cranes: derrick cranes - mobile cranes - tower cranes.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The objective of this course is at introducing the student to the knowledge of construction engineering in the area of building construction.
arabic objectives
ref. books Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction by Cameron K. Andres, Ronald C. Smith Publisher: ISBN, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Methods and Planning by Illingworth, J.R., Publisher: Spon Press, UK, ISBN, Latest Edition.rn
arabic ref. books
textbook Construction Methods and Management by Nunnally, S.W., Publisher: Prentice Hall, New Jersey, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Loads on formwork.
2 Week No.2: Properties of materials used in formwork.
3 Week No.3: Strength and rigidity of forming systems.
4 Week No.4: Design of horizontal formwork systems.
5 Week No.5: Design of vertical formwork systems.
6 Week No.6: Design of special formwork systems .
7 Week No.7: Concrete (Batching and mixing).
8 Week No.8: Concrete (Transporting and pumping ).
9 Week No.9: Concrete (Placing , compacting and curing ).
10 Week No.10: Dewatering systems.
11 Week No.11: Shoring systems.
12 Week No.12: Shoring systems (cont.).
13 Week No.13: Diaphragm walls.
14 Week No.14: Cranes.
15 Week No.15: Health and safety in construction.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.