Courses Catalogue

Construction Technology Ii

COURSE CODE: CIV3106
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 makes an introduction of principles of the construction of buildings and other civil engineering structures. It examines the detailed construction of the different elements of buildings and other civil engineering structures.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

This course is aimed at developing 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:

·        Acquire knowledge of temporary works in construction

·        Understand purpose and methods of setting out

·        Understand different elements of buildings and other civil engineering structures

·        Understand the structural components, types and methods of construction

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Give an overview on the general principles of construction.

·        Demonstrate the practical skills in construction.