Hours Per Week

Hours per Semester

Weighted Total Mark

Weighted Exam Mark

Weighted Continuous Assessment

Credit Units

LH

PH

TH

CH

WTM

WEM

WCM

CU

3

0

3

45

100

60

40

3

Course Description

The course in geared at taking the student through the principles of construction design.

Objectives/Aim

  • To enable the student understand the different principles of construction design.

Course Outline

  1. Surveying                                                                                                              [6 CH]
  2. Architectural concepts                                                                                    [7 CH]
  3. Civil/structural engineering design concepts                                        [6 CH]
  4. Office drawing and detailing                                                                           [7 CH]
  5. Blue print interpretation                                                                                  [6 CH]
  6. Design-build practice                                                                                         [7 CH]
  7. Computer aided design                                                                                      [6 CH]

 Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Understand the different concepts of construction design.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different principals in construction design.

Method of Teaching/Delivery

The course will be conducted through lectures, tutorials and assignments. Basic lecture materials provided by the Lecturer will be supplemented by individual reading effort by students.

Assessment Method

Continuous assessment through assignments and tests, and final written examination. The final examination carry 60% of the total mark., while continuous assessment will carry a total of 40%.

Reading/ Reference Materials

  • Smallwood, P. (2008) Construction Design Principles, Longman, New York.

Attachments

Attachment Name Attachment Type

CMG 8104 Principles of Construction Design

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CMG 8104 Principles of Construction Design