BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES 2

Course Code: BAR 102

Course Title: BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES 2                             45 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: To provide students with insight on building materials and their technical characteristics. This includes thermal insulation principles, moisture insulation principles and materials.

Course Outline: Lectures on building materials - Technical characteristics, rock, stone and soils; cementing materials, mortars and concrete, bricks, blocks and tiles; metals, wood, plastics, glass; thermal insulation principles and materials; moisture insulation principles and materials.

Learning Methods: Series of lectures which include assignments

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, case studies or exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Construction technology by R. Chudley, Encyclopedia of building technology by Cowan, Henry J., Building materials technology by Ragsdale, Leslie Albert, Building services, technology and design. by Greeno, Roger

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