Course code Arhi1023

Credit points 2

Architecture I

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation18.06.2014

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Raitis Brencis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Introduction in industrial and public construction: classification of plants and structures. Types of industrial and public structures, their parameters. Subsidiary structures and premises of plants. Industrial territories: location of plants, general plans. Constructive schemes and constructions. Foundations: Prefabricated, monolith under columns of steel and reinforced concrete. Steel frame of one - storied structures: columns, beams, trusses, bracing. Reinforced concrete frame of one-storied structures: columns, beams, trusses, bracing. Many-storied structures: Walls: walls' panels.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge about basics of designing of structures. Details of buildings and structures.
• Skills to developing of structural drawings. Using structural terms. Providing fire protection norms and demands. Developing necessary design documentation for draft or technical Project. Be competent in tender of building material, comperability and expenses. To have the good knowledge in properties of building material. To know the fundamental demands to structures.
• Competence to be able develop architecture part of designs of structures. To manage evaluation , expertation and coordination of projects. To notice environmental demands..

Compulsory reading

1. Шерешевский И. А. Конструирование промышленных зданий и сооружений. И.А. Шерешевский. Москва: Архитектура-С, 2005. 167 с.
2. Štrausa S. u.c.. Rūpniecības ēku plānojumi un konstruktīvie risinājumi. Jelgava, 2008.144 lpp.
3. Zayat K.A. Structural wood detailing in CAD format. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, cop. 1993. 238 p.

Further reading

1. Cajs T. u.c. Būvkonstrukcijas. Divos sējumos. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1988.
2. Ambrose J. Building construction and design. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, cop. 1992. 403 p.
3. Ambrose J. Building Construction. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, cop. 1990. 188 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Latvijas Būvniecība: ceļvedis būvniecības nozares virzītājiem. Rīga: Lilita. ISSN 1691-4058.
2. Latvijas Architektūra: arhitektūras, dizaina un vides apskats. Rīga: Lilita. ISSN 1407-4923.