10 credits at level HE5
This module aims to consolidate and build upon the previous level of technology and in particular to emphasise the importance of Health & Safety to all aspects of the construction process. It will introduce more complex forms of construction, all forms of multi-storey construction and the principles and techniques of demolition used in the that may be used for all types of buildings.
Basements, retaining walls and waterproofing.
Multi-storey floors & roofs.
Multi-storey fire protection & means of escape.
Multi-storey external envelopes.
Internal space utilisation.
Party Wall Etc Act 1996
Learning sessions will consist of lectures, with tutorial work and individual attention for students as appropriate.
Indicative Learning Hours: Lectures and tutorials 28.0 hours
Coursework research 20.0 hours
Self Study 40.0 hours
Exam revision 10.5 hours
End Examination 1.5 hours
TOTAL 100 hours.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Have developed an awareness of Health
& Safety and its impact on multi-storey construction processes.
Demonstrate that they recognise H & S as an intrinsic part of all written work in this module.
|2.||Have developed an in-depth knowledge of the methods of construction available for the construction of multi-storey buildings
Demonstrate that the answers in all written work show depth of knowledge about multi-storey construction systems and elements.
|3.||Have an awareness of the inter-relationship between construction knowledge and H & S when considering demolition and façade retention work
Demonstrate that the answers in all written work show awareness of these inter-relationships.
|4.||Have developed an awareness of the utilisation of internal space and how this is an intrinsic part of active and passive fire precautions in buildings.||
Correctly apply subject knowledge to the solution of “real-life” problems.
|5.||Understand the relationships between retaining walls and basements and that they form an integral part of any foundation for a building.||Demonstrate that the answers in all written work show awareness of these inter-relationships|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Research based assignment on a technical aspect of the syllabus||Unseen 1.5 hour examination covering the remainder of the syllabus|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Emmitt, S., & Gorse, C., 2005, Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 1-4051-055-4
Emmitt, S., & Gorse, C., 2006, Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 1-4051-1054-6
Fleming, E., 2005, Construction Technology an illustarted introduction, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 1-4051-0210-1
Riley, M., & Howard, C., 2002, Construction Technology 1 House Construction, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-80456-2
Riley, M., & Cotgrave, A., 2004, Construction Technology 2 Industrial and Commecial Building, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-89482-1
Professional Institute Journals and Commercial publications
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