Course
code CB525
credit_hours 3
title Special Topics in Construction Engineering
arbic title
prequisites CB523
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Construction of multistory buildings - Shoring and reshoring operations - Assessment of formwork removal times - Advanced formwork systems - Slip form technique - Lift slab system - Tilt-up construction - Up-down construction technique - Precast concrete technology - Bridge construction systems -Cast-in-place system - cantilever carriage method - flying shuttering - Tunnel construction - Compressed air - Blasting rock.
arabic Describtion/Outcomes
objectives The objective of this course is at introducing the student to the knowledge of construction engineering in the area of building construction, bridge construction, and tunnel construction.
arabic objectives
ref. books Modern Construction & Ground Engineering Equipment and Methods by Harris, F. Publisher: Longman Group Co., U.K., Latest Edition. Construction Methods and Management by Nunnaly, S.W. Publisher: Prentice Hall, New Jersey, Latest Edition.Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods by Peurifoy, R.L., Ledbetter, W.B., and Schexnayder, G.J., Publisher: McGraw Hill Co., New York, Latest Edition.rnFormwork for Concrete Structures by Peurifoy, R.L., and Oberlender, G.D. Publisher: McGraw Hill Co., New York, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Methods and Planning by Illingworth, J.R., Publisher: E & FN SPON, London, Latest Edition.rn
arabic ref. books
textbook Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods by Peurifoy, R.L., Ledbetter, W.B., and Schexnayder, G.J. Publisher: McGraw Hill Co., New York, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial describtion
1 Week No.1: Shoring and reshoring operations.
2 Week No.2: Shoring and reshoring operations (cont.).
3 Week No.3: Design and construction of advanced horizontal formwork systems .
4 Week No.4: Design and construction of advanced vertical formwork systems.
5 Week No.5: Design and construction of advanced special formwork systems.
6 Week No.6: Advanced systems in building construction.
7 Week No.7: Advanced systems in building construction ( cont.).
8 Week No.8: Precast concrete technology.
9 Week No.9: Bridge construction systems.
10 Week No.10: Bridge construction systems (cont.).
11 Week No.11: Bridge construction systems (cont.)
12 Week No.12: Tunnel construction.
13 Week No.13: Tunnel construction (cont.).
14 Week No.14: Blasting rock.
15 Week No.15: Health and Safety.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.