BUILDING TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES 5

Course Code: BAR 301 

Course Title: BUILDING TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES 5                                  45 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: To provide students with insight on matters walling, expansion and settlement joints, roofing, finishes, services and ventilation.

Course Outline: Lectures and presentations in the following topics; retaining walls, basement wall construction interior walls. Expansion and settlements joints Timber construction. Flat roof finishes, pitched roof structures and finishes. Floor finishes. Staircase in concrete, steel timber, sanitary services; cold and hot water supply, storm and sanitary drainage, sewage treatment, Refuse disposal. Ventilation: Natural and artificial heating and cooling services installation.

Learning Methods: Lectures 

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, 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 Building technology by Seeley, Ivor H., A Textbook of building construction by Sharma, S.K., Design and technology in architecture by Guise, David, Construction technology by R. Chudley

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