|title ||Special Topics in Construction Engineering |
|arbic title |
|prequisites ||CB523 |
|credit hours ||3|
|Description/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 Description/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|
||Week No.1: Shoring and reshoring operations.
||Week No.2: Shoring and reshoring operations (cont.).
||Week No.3: Design and construction of advanced horizontal formwork systems .
||Week No.4: Design and construction of advanced vertical formwork systems.
||Week No.5: Design and construction of advanced special formwork systems.
||Week No.6: Advanced systems in building construction.
||Week No.7: Advanced systems in building construction ( cont.).
||Week No.8: Precast concrete technology.
||Week No.9: Bridge construction systems.
||Week No.10: Bridge construction systems (cont.).
||Week No.11: Bridge construction systems (cont.)
||Week No.12: Tunnel construction.
||Week No.13: Tunnel construction (cont.).
||Week No.14: Blasting rock.
||Week No.15: Health and Safety.
||Week No.16: Final Exam.