NBC1111 - Fundamentals of Building Construction
|1.||Differentiate between and present in detail construction principles and processes including building components, systems and services for low rise buildings covered by NCC;|
|2.||Critically assess construction documentation for constructability and compliance with codes and standards;|
|3.||Work individually and collaboratively to develop the procurement process for a project including objectives, strategies, inspections, temporary works and waste management;|
|4.||Advise the construction requirements for acoustic insulation and fire safety to prospective clients;|
|5.||Resolve routine and unfamiliar problems in regards to construction principles and methods for commercial and industrial buildings using information, technology, logic and ethical decision making; and|
|6.||Apply a range of personal and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively to a variety of specialist and non-specialist audiences within the building construction field.|
|Assignment||One (1) Team Project report and oral presentation (1000 words)||30%|
|Test||Two (2) Class Tests (500 words each)||40%|
|Examination||End of Semester Examination (2 hours)||30%|
Barry's advanced construction of buildings
R. Barry (2014)
Principles of Structures
K. Wyatt (2013)
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Building Construction: Principles, Materials and Systems
Mehta, Scarborough, Armpriest (2008)
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