ARCH412 Advanced Building Construction

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH412 Advanced Building Construction 1 1 4 Monday 11:00 - 12:50
Prerequisite ARCH210, ARCH312 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Ahmed Obralić Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail aobralic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives To develop the students' capability to recognize, find and apply the proper construction systems and material for complex buildings, solving the huge spans and demanding structures.
Textbook Chudley,R & Greeno,R., Advanced Building Technology, 2006
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Successfully demonstrate the managing of structural typologies and advanced materials.
  2. Demonstrate the understanding of contemporary materials.
  3. Perform the ability to use norms and standards in proper way.
  4. Perform the ability to cover long spans.
  5. Perform the ability to present the work using architectural language.
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Class debates on relevant case studies. Presentations.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course. Explanation of tasks and expectations.
Week 2 Construction systems in architecture. Systematization.
Week 3 NON-WORKING DAY
Week 4 Linear construction systems. Areal construction systems. Spatial construction systems.
Week 5 Cable constructions. Canvas constructions. Pneumatic construction systems
Week 6 High rise building construction systems.
Week 7 Midterm examination
Week 8 Advanced foundation structures. Presentations.
Week 9 Advanced wall systems. Wall types. Frames. Lintels. Presentations.
Week 10 Complex roof systems and contemporary roofing materials. Presentations.
Week 11 Advanced materials. Design and construction.Presentations.
Week 12 Advanced materials. Presentations.
Week 13 Advanced materials. Project design assignments.
Week 14 Project design assignments.
Week 15 Project design assignments.
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Active Tutorials 15 10 1,2,3,4,5
In-term Exam 1 30 1,2,5
Presentation 1 20 1,3,5
Project Assignment 1 10 5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 15 15 Project Assignment 2 3 6
Presentations 2 5 10 In-term Exam Study 1 6 6
Active Tutorials 1 15 15 Final Exam Study 1 3 3
Home Study 3 15 45
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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