ARCH311 Materials in Architecture

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH311 Materials in Architecture 1 1 4 Wednesday, 13:00-15:00
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Edin Jahic Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail ejahic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives To introduce students in principles and application of various contemporary materials in building construction, and especially in finishig level. Students will be familiar with the proper use of main construction and finish work materials in construction process.
Textbook Mehta, M. Building construction, Prentice Hall, 2009; Ching, F.D.K. Building Construction Illustrated, Wiley, 2008.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define basic requirements in terms of types of materials to be applied in various construction stages
  2. Identify potential problems in inapropriate use of materials, techniques and finished products
  3. Browse among various modern materials and how to apply them in architectural design
  4. Choose and apply appropriate waterproofing, vapour and thermal protection materials and techniques
  5. Demonstrate application of different sorts of finalized finish products in building construction
Teaching Methods Power Point and hand drawing presentations. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual homework. Project design assignment (Building).
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to building materials; division of materials; Glass; Metals Mehta, 219
Week 2 Waterproofing materials and techniques; details of design Mehta, 735; Ching
Week 3 Roofing materials; types and application; details of design Mehta, 539-542; Ching
Week 4 Insulation materials; Flat roof materials; details of design Mehta, 859; Ching
Week 5 Openings: doors and windows; materials; types and details Mehta, 825; 911; Ching
Week 6 1st In-class exam (Topics from week 1 - 3)
Week 7 Facade cladding materials, types and application; details of application Mehta, 219-911; Ching
Week 8 Project design assignment: Plans and sections 1:50
Week 9 Project design assignment: Plans and sections 1:50
Week 10 Detailed construction drawings 1:10, 1:5
Week 11 Detailed construction drawings 1:10, 1:5
Week 12 Detailed construction drawings 1:10, 1:5
Week 13 2nd In-class exam (All topics)
Week 14 Detailed construction drawings 1:10, 1:5
Week 15 Detailed construction drawings 1:10, 1:5
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Submission of the Project 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
1st in-class exam 1 25 1,2,3
2nd in-class exam 1 25 3,4,5
Homework 5 10 1-5
Participation and activity 1 10
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 2 6 12 Home study & work 4 12 48
Homework assignm. 1 5 5 Study for in-class examination 7 3 21
Project 2 7 14
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/02/2020
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