QUSU06021 2017 Construction Technology 2

General Details

Full Title
Construction Technology 2
Transcript Title
Construction Technology 2
Code
QUSU06021
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2017 - Full Academic Year 2017-18
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Sean McGagh, Trevor McSharry, Paul Donlon
Programme Membership
SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics SG_CCEOL_C06 201800 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics (Online)
Description

 

This module aims at developing the students understanding of the importance of design and constructability and the affect of material design and selection on performance

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Recognise the influence of material choice and selection of design features on building performance

2.

Identify the importance of design and constructability

3.

Develop a knowledge of services integration for the construction process to be carried out efficiently

4.

Summarise the different approaches and regulation requirements relating to access and use of buildings

5.

Compare different approaches to building finishes

Teaching and Learning Strategies

 

Lecture

Directed Learning

Independent Learning

 

Module Assessment Strategies


Continual Assessnment Projects

 

Repeat Assessments

Continual Assessnment Projects

Exam

 

Indicative Syllabus

1. Materials – Selection, performance and functional requirements

2. Joinery – Selection, performance and functional requirements

3. Finishes – Internal/ external selection, performance and functional requirements

4. Access and Use – stairs and ramps

5. Introduction to building services – Entry, builders work and accommodation of building services

6. Building Control - Regulations – Technical Guidance Documents

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Construction Technology 2 Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Construction Technology 2 1 Weekly 1.00
Directed Learning Not Specified Directed Learning 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Chudley, R, & Greeno, R, Building Construction Handbook, 8th Edition, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, England

Surinder, Virdi, Construction Science and Materials, 1st edition, 2012, John Wiley and Sons, West Sussex, England

McMullan, R,Environmental Science in Buildings, 7th edition, 2012, Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Everett, A, Mitchells Materials, 5th edition, 2000, longman, Essex

Emmitt, S, Gorse, Christopher A, Barrys Introduction to Buildings, 2nd Edition, 2010, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, England

Other Resources

 

Building Control Act 2007

Technical Guidance Documents

 

SAFETY, HEALTH AND WELFARE AT WORK (CONSTRUCTION)

REGULATIONS 2006

Additional Information

None