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B. E. SECOND YEAR, SEMESTER - III (CIVIL)
CL302 : BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

1.    Subsurface  Investigation  :  
       Objectives,  Types  of  soils,  Methods  of Boring, plate   load  test.

2.    Shallow  foundations  : 
       Necessity, types,  construction,  foundations  in clayey  soils.

3.    Setting out works : 
       Alignments.

4.    Masonry  Construction : 
       Stone, bricks, hollow block, reinforced  masonry, composite    etc.  cavity   wall, load  bearing  and    frame structure, construction, suitability, Lintels, arches, retaining  wall, Tools   used.

5.    Temporary timbering : 
       Trench  supports  in  different  types  of   soils, scaffolding, shoring, centering, underpinning.

6.    Plain and reinforced concrete : 
       Cast-in-site and precast, introduction to prestressed concrete.

7.    Plastering  and  pointing  & finishes   (Colourwash/Distempers)  :  
       Types, construction, suitability, tools  used.

8.    Doors, windows, ventilators : 
       Types, construction, suitability,  fixtures and  fastenings.

9.    Stairs,  floorings, roofs, roofings : 
       Types,  construction,  suitability, elevators   &  escalaters.

10.  Domestic services : 
       Water Supply, drainage, electrification.

11.  Special  construction  :  
       Fire  proof,  thermal  insulated,   soundproof, acaustical, waterproof construction, Anti-termite treatment.

 

*    Term work/Practical/Oral :-

     Based on above syllabus.

 

*    Reference Books :-

     1.Building Construction - B.C.Punamia

     2.Construction - Rangwala

     3.National Building Code-BIS

     4.Building Technology & Valvation-TTTI, Madras, TMH, New Delhi


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