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

2

5

45

100

60

40

3

Course Description

The course covers relevant computer concepts, operating systems, software design and programming, and computer applications.

Objectives/Aim

To enable the student understand and use Computer and Information Technology in the construction management projects and processes.

Course Outline

1.0 Advanced computer concepts [12CH]

1.1. Representation of integers,

1.2. Real values,

1.3. Characters and instructions;

2.0 The operating system [12CH]

2.1 Disk operating system

2.2 Windows operating system

2.3 Other operating systems

3.0 Software development [12CH]

4.0 Computer programming [12CH]

5.0 Computer applications for Construction Managers [12CH]

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

Understand and use Computer and Information Technology in the construction management process.

Method of Teaching/Delivery

The course will be conducted through lectures, tutorials, practical exercises 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 practical 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

  1. Andrea diSessa (2000) Changing Minds: Computers, Learning, and Literacy; The MIT Press
  2. Luehrmann A. and Peckham H. (1984) Computer Literacy: A Hands-On Approach, First Apple Edition, Macmillan/Mcgraw-Hill School

Attachments

Attachment Name Attachment Type

EMT 7101- Computer Applications in Engineering

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EMT 7101- Computer Applications in Engineering