ARCH312 Building Construction

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH312 Building Construction 1 1 4 Wednesday, 11:00-13:00
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Edin Jahic Office Hours Schedule Monday, 11:00-13:00; Tuesday, 9:00-12:00
E-mail ejahic@ius.edu.ba
Phone 957-314 Office / Room No A F3.14
Assistant
E-mail
Course Objectives To introduce students in principles of building systems, construction methods and techniques, to get students familiarized with structural as well as finish works to be implemented in construction process.
Textbook Ching, F.D.K. (2008). Building Construction Illustrated , Wiley
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define building design requirements in relation to site conditions, environmental context and sustainability
  2. Identify common building systems, their role and application in architectural design
  3. Choose and implement appropriate type of wall system in relation to a building type
  4. Choose and implement various types of floor and roof systems according to a building type, loads and spans
  5. Choose and apply appropriate type of stair, elelvation and escalator according to a building type
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 Overview of syllabus; About organization of the classes and tutorials 2.02, 2.03, 3.02 - 3.26
Week 2 Introduction to Buildings. Building systems. Foundations. Wall systems. Wall types. Frames. Lintels. 5.02 - 5.49
Week 3 Floor systems. Floor types. Concrete floor systems: Cast-in place, Precast floor slabs 4.02 - 4.40
Week 4 Steel floor systems, beams, open-web joists, steel decks; Wooden floors: beams and decks 4.02 - 4.40
Week 5 Wooden roofs. Pitched and flat wooden roofs; 6.19 - 6.30
Week 6 Stairs. Shapes and slopes. Types and design. Stairs constructions. Elevators. Escalators. 9.03 - 9.12, 9.14, 9.17
Week 7 1st In-class test; Project design information delivery
Week 8 Project design assignment: Floor plans 1:50 5.0
Week 9 Project design assignment: Floor plans 1:50 5.0
Week 10 Project design assignment: Floor plans 1:50 5.0
Week 11 Project design assignment: Cross sections 1:50 5.0
Week 12 Project design assignment: Floor plans 1:50 5.0
Week 13 Project design assignment: Roof plan 1:50 6.0
Week 14 2nd In-class test
Week 15 Final check-up and Project evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Project Submission 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
1st in-class exam 1 20 1,2,3
2nd in-class exam 1 20 3,4,5
Homework 5 10 3,4,5
Participation and activity 10
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 2 6 12 Home study and work 4 12 48
Homework assignment 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: 07/10/2019

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