NIT Raipur Syllabus B Tech Architecture

NIT-RAIPUR

SYLLABUS FOR FIVE YEARS B-ARCH

DEGREE COURSE

 Subject:- Architectural Design-IV

This subject aims at developing in students the skill to design building and small settlements with consideration to natural and manmade parameters. The assignments shall be Design of independent bungalows, farmhouses, combined units, duplex type and their cluster or grouping etc. along with relevant Building codes.

The design shall be handled with study of natural environmental factors, their impact and consideration by human settlements of a town or a part of a city, especially housing along with the study of Open spaces, activities in them. Emphasis on aspects like – climatic considerations and relationship with life style, consideration of design detailing in kitchens, toilets etc.

Two time problems (as class tests) are to be conducted in class other than regular design problems.

Note:

Sessional will be in the form of drawings and models along with project report for the design dealt. The evaluation shall be done in intermediate reviews consisting of internal and external experts. There should be regular site visits / case studies of buildings, so as to document them with the help of photographs, slides, etc.

 

Subject:- Building Construction & Technology-IV

UNIT 1

 

Shoring:

 

Raking.

Flying.

Dead.

UNIT 2

 

Special flooring and roofing:

 

Industrial steel floor.

Fire proof roofing / flooring.

R.C.C. roof with timber flooring.

Stone slab roofing.

Stone floor on girder support.

UNIT 3

 

Built in furniture:

 

Wardrobe

Cupboard

Kitchen cabinet

Shelf,

Showcases

Bookshelf , racks, almirahs, etc.

UNIT 4

 

Balconies and Stairs:

 

Balconies in R.C.C.

Steel balconies.

Stairs (steel and timber).

UNIT 5

 

Canopies:

 

Designing of Porch, Canopies in R.C.C. and steel (including tubular).

Designing of Covered ways in steel & R.C.C.

Fixing details of lighting fixtures, rain water drainage systems, etc. in canopy.

 

 

 

Subject:- Structural Design & System-IV

R.C.C. STRUCTURE DESIGN – I (L.S.M) UNIT 1

 

Analysis and design of singly and doubly reinforced beam.

 

UNIT 2

 

Design of flanged beam.

 

UNIT 3

 

Design of slab (one way & two way )

 

UNIT 4

 

Design of axially loaded column and column footing (Isolated)

 

UNIT 5

 

Design of stair cases (Dog legged and open well)

 

 

 

Subject:- Surveying & leveling

UNIT 1

 

Introduction of surveying:

 

Aspects of surveying for the Architect.

Formulae used in measurement of land with geometrical and abstract configurations to work out Areas, volumes and other quantities.

UNIT 2

 

Chain survey:

 

Instrument used.

Selection of survey station.

Chain line, Offset, oblique offset, tie line, check lines, ranging.

Field book plotting.

UNIT 3

 

Levelling:

 

Various parts of dumpy level.

Temporary adjustment.

Interrelationship of bubble tube axis.

Line of collimation and vertical axis.

Levelling staff, technical term used in levelling.

Fly levelling (study of reciprocal levelling).

Introduction of contouring.

UNIT 4

 

Plain table surveying:

 

Introduction.

Equipment required.

Working with plain table.

Errors in plain table.

Advantage and disadvantage.

UNIT 5

 

Construction surveying:

 

Introduction.

Equipment for setting out.

Horizontal and vertical control.

Setting out a pipe line.

Setting out a building and structure (complete layout).

Staking out a highway.

 

 

Subject:- Human Setleement & Vernacular Architecture

UNIT 1

 

Human Settlements-I

 

Early human settlements — Causal factors and pattern of development.

Human settlements of River valleys civilization (e.g. Indus-valley civilization, Egyptian civilization, etc.)

Early Vedic civilization patterns.

Canonical patterns as per various Indian texts.

UNIT 2

 

Human Settlements-II

 

Human settlements during ancient Greek period.

Human settlements during ancient Roman period.

Human settlements during Medieval period (Western and Indian).

Human settlements in India during Islamic period.

UNIT 3

 

Human Settlements-III

 

Human settlements during Renaissance period.

Effects of Industrial Revolution on planning of cities (history and present scenario).

Human Settlements in India during colonial period.

UNIT 4

 

Modern Human Settlements

 

Modern planning concepts.— oriental and occidental.

(For example, Garden city, Satellite townships, neighbourhood planning, Utopian concepts, various philosophies, etc.)

Study of new towns and towns developed after industrial revolution.

UNIT 5

 

Vernacular Architecture

 

Introduction and characteristics of vernacular architecture.

Materials and techniques of construction in vernacular architecture.

Study of vernacular architecture for various regions in India.

 

 

 

Subject:- Histrory of Architecture, Art & Culture-II

UNIT 1

 

History of Arts and Culture -II:

 

Development of Arts after Medieval Period—Oriental (Renaissance, Gothic, Rococo, Baroque and modern )

Development of Arts After Medieval — Occidental (Early Islamic, Mughal, Colonial, modern)

UNIT 2

 

Western Classical Architecture

 

—Greek and Roman (with examples from temples, public buildings, palaces etc.)

Orders

Visual Corrections

Construction techniques

UNIT 3

 

Brahmanical and Jain Architecture

 

: (with examples from temples, public buildings, palaces etc.)

North Indian

South Indian

UNIT 4

 

Christian Architecture (Churches)

 

Early Christian

Byzantine

UNIT 5

 

Romanesque and Gothic (Churches)

 

Study of various European styles with construction techniques, aesthetical principles, architectural philosophy.

 

 

 

 

Subject:- Energy Efficent Architecture

1. Types, availability and reserves of conventional and non-conventional energy sources.

2. Assessment of energy consumption in a building and methods of energy conservation: –

(a) Through minimizing wastages.

(b) Through appropriate use of climatology

(c) Through appropriate design and planning of buildings.

3. Introduction to solar energy efficient architecture, Study of solar radiation on earth surface. Measurement, angles, estimation and analysis, Orientation of building, with reference to solar radiation. Special design and planning detailing. Active solar architecture. Passive solar architecture.

4. Introduction to wind oriented architecture, study and analysis of micro level wind. Design and planning of building considering winds.

5. Study of energy efficient building material and construction techniques. Case study national and international examples. Studio problem.

 

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