Building Technology, 6 credits

Byggnadsteknik, 6 hp

TNBI59

Main field of study

Civil Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Madjid Taghizadeh

Director of studies or equivalent

Dag Haugum

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6IBYG Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 - Swedish Norrköping C

Main field of study

Civil Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Construction Drawing and CAD

Intended learning outcomes

The course intends to give basic knowledge about building materials, physical science applied to building technology and structural engineering. After completing this course students should:

  • Describe building materials and their structure, production and property.
  • Calculate heat insulation.
  • Describe conceptions within structural engineering, , structural elements and components.
  • Design a detached house.

Course content

Building materials, heat transfer and thermal insulation, foundation, frame of building, joists, external wall and roofing.

Teaching and working methods

The teaching consists of lectures, prepared visits, seminars and project work.

Examination

PRA1Project work2 creditsU, G
TEN1Written examination4 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses: Building technology, Advanced course

Department

Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Dag Haugum

Examiner

Madjid Taghizadeh

Course website and other links

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Compendia

  • Andersson, R., Byggnadsmateriallära
  • KTH, Byggnadsteknikensgrunder
  • M. Taghizadeh, Kurspärm
Code Name Scope Grading scale
PRA1 Project work 2 credits U, G
TEN1 Written examination 4 credits U, 3, 4, 5

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Additional literature

Compendia

Andersson, R., Byggnadsmateriallära
KTH, Byggnadsteknikensgrunder
M. Taghizadeh, Kurspärm

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)
X
X
TEN1

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving
X
X
PRA1

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery
X
PRA1

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications
X
PRA1

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context
X

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management
X
X
PRA1

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development
X

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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