CE212 Building materials Planning & Construction
|Lectures: 4 Periods/Week||Sessional Marks: 40|
|Tutorials: 1 period / week||Semester End Exam Marks: 60|
|Semester End Exam: 3 Hours||Credits: 4|
Qualities of a good building stone, Common building stones of India
General;Composition of good brick earth; Harmful ingredients in brick earth; Manufacture of bricks by clamp burning and kiln ( only Hoffmans kiln) burning, Qualities of good bricks; Tests for bricks; Classification of bricks; Size and weight of bricks
General; Some definitions; Sources of lime; Constituents of limestones; Classification of limes; Properties of fat lime and hydraulic lime;
Definition; Structure of a tree; Qualities of good timber; Decay of timber; Preservation of timber;Advantages of timber construction; Uses of timber;
- STONE & BRICK MANSORY
Technical terms; Types of bonds in brickwork and their suitability. Classification of stone masonry
Classification of walls
Technical terms; Types of ground floors
Technical terms; Classification of roofs; Steel sloping roofs; Roof covering materials; Types of flat roofs;
Technical terms;Types of stair-cases, design considerations.
- DAMPNESS AND DAMP PROOFING
Causes of dampness; Methods of preventing dampness; Damp proofing materials and their classification; Methods of providing DPC under different situations
- ACOUSTICS OF BUILDINGS
Important Technical terms; Factors to be considered in Acoustics of building; Sound absorbing materials; Sound insulation
- SCAFFOLDING, SHORING, UNDER PINNING AND FORM WORK
Types of scaffolding; Types of shoring; Methods of underpinning; Types of formwork; Centering.
- AN APPROACH TO PLANNING
Site planning; Space requirement–Establishing areas for different units, Furniture requirements, Roominess, Flexibility, Sanitation, Lighting, Ventilation, Space for equipment for air–conditioning, Space for machinery etc.; Flow diagram and line plan–Grouping, Circulation, Orientation, Aspect and prospect, Privacy, Elegance and economy; Climatic considerations; Architectural composition–Unity, Mass composition, Contrast, Proportion, Scale, Accentuation and rhythm, Materials for the exterior and Expression; Colour.
- BUILDING RULES AND BYE-LAWS
Zoning regulations; Regulations regarding layouts or sub-divisions; Building regulations; Rules for special type of buildings; Calculation of plinth, floor and carpet area; Floor space index.
- BUILDING ELEMENTS
Conventional signs; Guidelines for staircase planning; Guidelines for selecting doors and windows; Terms used in the construction of door and window; Specifications for the drawing of door and window
- Engineering Materials by S.C. Rangwala; Charotar Publishing House, Anad.
- Building construction by B. C. Punmia et all; Laxmi Publications, New Delhi.
- Planning and Designing Buildings by Yashwant S. Sane, Allies Book Stall.
- Building Drawing by M.G.Shah, C.M.Kale and S.Y.Patiki,Tata McGrqh-Hill, New Delhi