Course code BūvZP036

Credit points 5

Building I

Total Hours in Course200

Independent study hours200

Date of course confirmation23.03.2021

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author prof.

Raitis Brencis

Dr. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

BūvZ2056, Building Materials I

Course abstract

Knowledge acquired in practice and use of about Building materials study course, Building Inspection and applications in building construction, building materials properties of the construction of technical passport data and evaluation of its application possibilities; Materials grouping by organic and inorganic materials, load-bearing structures and non-structural materials. Material reasonable choice for that type of work

Learning outcomes and their assessment

During the practice, visiting stores and building material production, students will acquire and consolidate knowledge of materials, their uses, properties and groupings; skills to analyze the use of building materials and to justify their choice in certain applications using the theoretical knowledge and the material properties of the competence to assess the actual range of construction materials and choose the most optimal of the particular application

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Familiarity with the place of practice, collection of handouts, introduction to building materials
2. Performance of the tasks assigned to the head of the prank;
3. Collection of handouts, introduction of building materials. Photofictions.
4. Familiarity with the manufacturing process of building materials.
5. Preparing a practice report. Defending Practice Report

Requirements for awarding credit points

Develop a practice report on practices in a building materials plant or building materials shop and defend it. The report is a uniform, technically correct description, illustrated with drawings, diagrams, photographs. For reporting purposes: promotional materials, photofixations made and observations. The practice report gives an assessment obtained by the student in personal observations, in discussions with specialists and the head of practice;
Inventory of practices in the building materials shop satāv no: Introduction; Description of the structure of the company; classification of construction materials and their grouping by nature and use; Detailed description of the groups of five construction materials; practice assessment.

Practice report at the building materials plant satāv no: Introduction; Company structures describe; Description of manufactured construction materials and their technological manufacturing process; Production tours are described; Practice assessment.

When drawing up a report, it cannot be confined to the inventory of building materials, but by describing their properties and by giving them usage within the scope of the trainee's competence

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Students are constantly going to practice and drawing up a practice report, which is a uniform, technically correct description, illustrated with drawings, diagrams, photographs. For reporting purposes: promotional materials, photofixations made and observations.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The final assessment of the study course is from the cumulative assessment of the submitted practice report for the content of the conformity assessment practice (20%) in the practice manager's company (20%) and defending the practice (60%)

Compulsory reading


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Further reading

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Periodicals and other sources

1. Žurnāls “Būvinženieris” ISSN 1691-9262

Notes

Compulsory Course for the Second level professional higher educational programme “Civil Engineering” (G0323)