Courses Catalogue

Advanced Construction Technology

COURSE CODE: CIV7202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Construction involves different types and levels of technology that enable building structures of different magnitudes to be constructed.  This course focuses on technologies, materials and methods employed in construction of building structures and other large building projects.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

 

To review some of the major construction systems employed in local industry and to provide sufficient in-depth understanding on how such systems are being applied in various kind of representing projects.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

·        Impart knowledge on assembly and performance of building structures:

·        Describe the materials, false-works, components, plant and equipment required in construction of framed structures

·        Describe service requirements and safety regulations in large building structures.