ARCH106 Introduction to Building Technology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH106 Introduction to Building Technology 1 2 6 Tuesday, 13.00-15.50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Tomasz Malec Office Hours / Room / Phone
Tuesday:
10:00-12:00
Thursday:
9:00-12:00
A F3.9 A
E-mail tmalec@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail tmalec@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The course aims are to introduce students to fundamental concepts and principles of building construction, materials and techniques, to get students acquainted with elements of construction technologies, and to introduce students to simple technical presentation of buildings and structures.
Textbook Ching, F. D.K., Building Construction Illustrated, Wiley, 2008 Salvadori, M.G., Heller, R., Oakley, D., Structure in architecture. The building of buildings, Pearson, 2017 (open source)
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental terms in architecture and building construction
  2. Describe basic qualities of building materials
  3. Draw simple building structures
  4. Employ skills of application of fundamental structural solutions to basic types of buildings
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of basic building materials and their application
Teaching Methods Lectures, case studies, drawing assignments. Students have one lecture and two hours of practical work in a week. Learning comprises of knowledge acquisition and practical use of that knowledge. Consultations with professor and assistants should be used to maximize acquisition of knowledge. Students will work on a project according to professor's instruction. Homework assignments should also help students in individual training.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Syllabus overview; introduction Chapter 2
Week 2 Concrete structures I Chapters 4, 5 and 6
Week 3 Concrete structures II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 4 Steel structures I Chapters 4, 5 and 6
Week 5 Steel structures II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 6 Brick, block and leightweight structures I Chapters 4, 5, and 6
Week 7 Brick, block and leightweight structures II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 8 Midterm exam Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 9 Insulation I Chapter 7
Week 10 Insulation II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 11 Stairs and staircases I Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 12 Stairs and staircases II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 13 Garages and parkings I Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 14 Garages and parkings II Materials prov. for the lecture
Week 15 Repetition of basic knowledge of structures and building materials Chapters 2, 4, 5, and 6
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 25 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 25 1,2,3,4
Assignments 10 40 1,2,3
Homeworks 1 5 3
Attendance 5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 1 14 14 Work on literature 3 14 42
Active tutorials 2 14 28 Midterm exam study 25 1 25
Homeworks 3 2 6 Final exam 35 1 35
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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