BUILDING

BDG 201(C)
Building Construction I
BDG 201(C) | BDG | 1st Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course is an introduction to construction of buildings It focuses on the study of the following aspects of building construction; steps involved in construction of building element, site operations: site clearance, bulk excavation, trenching and concreting, construction plant and equipments, setting out, types of soils and foundations, functional requirement of foundations, timbering to trenches, floor construction, functional requirements and types. As a practical oriented course, the students will be exposed to practical works in the aforementioned areas of construction.

BDG 203(C)
Building Construction II
BDG 203(C) | BDG | 1st Semester |

Course Synopsis

Building Construction II is a lecture class which offers the students insights into the construction process and practical experiences in the practices and principles of construction. Lecture portions of this course will introduce the student to systems, methods and equipment available and commonly used on a construction project. At the end of the lectures, students will visit construction sites. The aim of the course is to give practical information on techniques of construction of Buildings. Topics to be covered include walls, roofs and their functional requirements.

BDG 205(C)
Building and Environmental Science
BDG 205(C) | BDG | 1st Semester |

Course Synopsis

This course is an exploratory, course in the knowledge of building science primarily for students in building and allied disciplines. However, it introduces the students to general knowledge of building environmental condition and human comfort so as to enable students perceive the expected condition as a result of choice building materials, site locations, building orientations and space volumes. Topics to be covered include Environmental physics: heat, light, and sound in the environment, General significance of the environment and circulation. Environmental elements, solar radiation, air temperature and atmospheric humidity. Ventilation and air-conditioning, lighting systems, light and illumination, day-light in buildings. Noise in building. Acoustics; sound reverberation and sound insulation. Green house gases, energy efficiency.

BDG206
Construction Workshop Practice
BDG206 | bdg | 2 Semester |

Course Synopsis

This course is to exposed students to practical work in the following areas: Safety precaution, accidents: types, causes & prevention, type of site, workshop layout and organisation, type of workshop. Block laying and concreting – equipment use, block/brick types and sizes, bonding patterns and binding materials, excavation and foundation construction for a simple building. Block laying and finishes. Carpentry – equipment used, typical roof construction. Joinery – doors, windows, frames etc. timber stair. This course is a practical in course, Students will be expected to carry out the physical activities regarding the areas listed above, it provides hands on training for the students on the use of hand tools, power tools and some machines in the construction industry.

BDG 202(C)
Building Construction II
BDG 202(C) | BDG | 2nd Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

Building Construction II is a lecture class which offers the students insights into the construction process and practical experiences in the practices and principles of construction. Lecture portions of this course will introduce the student to systems, methods and equipment available and commonly used on a construction project. At the end of the lectures, students will visit construction sites. The aim of the course is to give practical information on techniques of construction of Buildings. Topics to be covered include walls, roofs and their functional requirements.

BDG 204(C)
Detailing of Building Components
BDG 204(C) | BDG | 2nd Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

Detailing of Building component is a course which offers the students insights into the architectural design process and detailing of building components. It equally imparts practical experiences in the practices and principles of construction. During interaction the students will be introduced to systems and methods that are commonly used in the exploration of design decision and the consequences of those decisions on the organization and effectiveness of the construction process. At the end, the students will be required to design a bungalow and a duplex building which will be submitted for grading. The aim of the course is to give practical information on techniques of producing architectural drawings, showing the ground and upper floor plans, elevations, sections, roof plan and the perspective drawing and detailing of building components.

BDG 206(C)
Construction Workshop Practice
BDG 206(C) | BDG | 2nd Semester |

Course Synopsis

This course is to exposed students to practical work in the following areas: Safety precaution, accidents: types, causes & prevention, type of site, workshop layout and organisation, type of workshop. Block laying and concreting – equipment use, block/brick types and sizes, bonding patterns and binding materials, excavation and foundation construction for a simple building. Block laying and finishes. Carpentry – equipment used, typical roof construction. Joinery – doors, windows, frames etc. timber stair. This course is a practical in course, Students will be expected to carry out the physical activities regarding the areas listed above, it provides hands on training for the students on the use of hand tools, power tools and some machines in the construction industry.