One 2-hour paper on completion of series. Results of tutorials, laboratory work and assignments will form part of the examination.
682-402. BULDING SCIENCE PART IVB (Elective)
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES One lecture per week.
The role of the Services Engineer.
A further study of the services and equipment of current building types, in- cluding an introduction to methods of design of such services.
The inter-relationship of services, environment and basic building design.
Reference books to be advised during the course.
EXAMINATION One 3-hour paper.
682-502. BUILDING SCIENCE PART VB (Elective)
SERVICES INTEGRATION Prerequisite: Building Science part IV.
A maximum of twelve 2-hour discussion sessions and a similar number of site inspections and four-hour periods for report writing.
Discussions analysing current building projects t followed by site inspections of
thebuildings discussed. Students will be required to submit field notes and an iustrated report on each of the buildings visited.
Students will be examined on the field notes and reports submitted.
686. SURVEYING (Elective)
A course of two hours per week during first term comprising lectures and prac- tical work. In addition, all students are required to attend a field survey camp or
series of field exercises over five days during the first terni vacation.
Introduction to Plane and Geodetic surveying. The principles of plane survey- ing. Surveying instruments of use to architects; their use and care, with special attention to the requirements of the Architect.
Elementary surveying using the steel band, prismatic compass, dumpy level, Abney clinometer and plane table.
Measurement of areas and volumes; setting out of building works, and other miscellaneous problems. The reading of surveying plans and the legal aspects involved.
A series of elementary field exercises entailing the use of instruments necessary for the syllabus, with particular attention to contouring and differential levelling.
The preparation of appropriate plans for these field exercises. ( N.B. Candidates must pass in this practical work to be eligible to present themselves for the written examination.)
Kissam, P., Surveying Instruments and Methods. ( McGraw-Hill.) EXAMINATION
One 3-hour paper at mid-year.
N.B. The candidates' practical work will be taken into account for pass students and will be particularly important in assessing honours students.
689-100. TECHNICAL ESSAY (Elective)
Discussions with the supervisor and students' own work to a total of about 150 hours.
The student is required to present a technical essay the subject of which will be nominated by each student from a published list of selected Building Technology topics. The subject shall be chosen and approved in the first term and the work will be supervised.
The essay must show evidence of the student's capacity to carry out a thorough investigation of the chosen subject, awareness of present scientific research, stan- dards, materials and methods of manufacture and a knowledge of current practice and procedure in the building industry.
The student will be examined on the essay submitted early in second term.
689-200. TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION (Elective)
Prerequisite: An approved level of competence in the area of technology chosen.
Supervised technical study equivalent to 7 hours involvement time ner week.
The subject requires the student to nominate an area of technology in which an approved level of competence has been demonstrated.
The student is required to make a study in depth in the chosen topic. While help and guidance will be available from the supervisor, the student is expected to carry out the bulk of the work on his own initiative.
The student will be examined on the work submitted.
696-202. COMPUTER PROGRAMMING PART IIB (Elective)
(TECHNOLOGY) Prerequisite: As for Computer Programming Part
Course: As for Computer Programming Part
The course is designed to study one particular topic to some depth by the devel- opment of computer programs and simultaneously to develop facility with program- iriing and to determine the extent to which the computer can be of service.
The subject requires the student to nominate an area of Technology which will be the vehicle for computer programming as an extension of the work carried out in Computer Programming Part I.
McCracken, D. D., A Guide to Fortran IV Programming. (Wiley.) EXAMINATION
Students will be assessed on work submitted throughout the year.
699. INDUSTRIALIZED BUILDING (Elective)
Prerequisite: Building Construction part III.
A maximum of twenty-four lectures and participation in practical exercises and field work requiring an estimated thirty hours.
The aims, problems and future prospects of industrialized building methods
anddetails of local and overseas techniques.
Trends in building toward a greater use of off-site fabricated components, the associated difficulties and the future possibilities of overcoming such difficulties.
Off-site fabricated concrete units for both skeletal and bearing wall application and for non-structural purposes.
Jointing techniques with particular reference to structural continuity, water- proofing and insulation.
Mokk, L., Prefabricated Concrete for Industrial and Public Structures. (C. R.
Clover, C. W., Structural Precast Concrete. (C. R. Books.)
Promyslov, V. F., Moscow in Construction (MIR Publishers) Agents, Central Books, London
Schmidt, T. and Testa, C. Syystems Building (Pall Mall Press) Smith, A. G., Electrical Installations in Systems Building (Iliffe ) EXAMINATION
One 3-hour paper. The results of practical exercises and reports of field work
willform part of the examination.
BACHELOR OF BUILDING
BACHELOR OF BUILDING WITH HONOURS VACATION READING
Students are advised that they are expected to use a considerable part of the summer and spring vacations for reading; in some cases specific references are made in the following details.
An honour in a subject may be granted to any candidate whose work is of a sufбciently high standard.
Candidates for the degree of bachelor of Building with honours are bound by the rules for the degree as set out in Chapter 7.
LECTURES, TUTORIALS AND PRACTICAL WGR%
A minimum of 75% attendance is required for all lectures, tutorials and practical work.
In a subject in which it is prescribed that work is to be carried out during the year such work will be assessed and the marks awarded will be taken into account when Annual Examination results are assessed.
Examinations in the individual subjects are prescribed in the details of subjects.
In subjects which do not occupy the full year the examination will be conducted as soon as practicable after completion of the formal work in the subject.
In subjects in which examinations are conducted at stated stages of the year such examinations will cover those parts of subjects already dealt with in lectures and will form part of the overall examination in the subject.
DRAWING OFFICE EQUIPMENT
A detailed list of equipment to be purchased before the first term is available at the General Office of the School of Architecture and Building.
The books marked herein with an asterisk (*) are essential texts which students should possess.
-102. DESIGN PART I (Building)
A course of three two-hour periods of practical work, incorporating two lectures, per week throughout the year.
Approximately 25 exercises of one to four periods' duration in techniques, theory, method, perception and communication in design.
As recommended during the course.
The students will be examined on the design exercises submitted during the year and may be interviewed by the Board of Examiners in fourth term. •
All design exercises should be retained for re-presentation In fourth term to the Board of Examiners.