Courses Catalogue

Construction Technology I

COURSE CODE: CIV2212
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course introduces students to the fundamental aspects of building construction. It provides students with skills of the main aspects of brickwork, carpentry and joinery, setting up and construction of simple buildings.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

It is aimed to develop a thorough understanding of the basics of building components and its construction

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Appreciate the importance of site visits;

·        Demonstrate understanding of the preliminary works, site works, and temporary works.

·        Demonstrate the understanding of foundations and construction methods.

·        Understand the concepts of bonding in brickwork, blockwork and stonework

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Apply the preliminary works, site works, and temporary works in building and construction industry.

·        Apply different types of foundations in construction of buildings and civil engineering structures

·        Apply the knowledge of bonding, carpentry and joinery in practical construction