NIT Raipur Syllabus B Tech-Architecture

NIT-RAIPUR

SYLLABUS  B-TECh ARCHITECTURE

  DEGREE COURSE

 Subject:- Architecture Design-II

Principles of Aesthetics and introduction to aesthetical terms like form, balance, rhythm, harmony, texture, color, symmetry, contrast, discord, accentuation, monotony etc.

Introduction of Architectural design with an approach of functional understanding and analysis of problems with studies of space requirement for different furniture (objects), activities and circulation, Relationship between occupied and unoccupied spaces.

Design of small shelters and study of multi units involving 3 to 4 functional spaces, Natural and manmade objects of functional and aesthetic value. Aspects of area determination in conjunction with relevant building Bye Laws and area relationship.

Case studies for measured drawing of small buildings and furniture. Introduction of presentation drawings. Small views (isometric and perspective) of the studied building.

Study and design of small structures like ceremonial gates, temporary exhibition stalls, kiosks, bus stop, small pavilions etc.

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

Note:

1. Sessionals will be in the form of drawings and models along with technical report for the design dealt with. The evaluation should be done in intermediate reviews consisting of internal/external experts.

2. There should be regular site visits to the building types dealt in the studio problem for which audiovisuals should be prepared.

 

 

Subject:- Building Construction & Technology-II

UNIT 1

 

Doors (timber):

 

Ledged braced and battened door

Panel door

Glazed door

Flush door

UNIT 2

 

Windows (timber):

 

Side and Top hung

Pivoted

Louvers

Ventilators

Fixed and openable fanlights.

Composite window.

UNIT 3

 

Door (metal):

 

Pressed steel

‘Z’ section, with and without fanlight.

Swing doors.

UNIT 4

 

Windows (metal):

 

Pressed steel

‘z’ section,

Top and side hung, fixed

Pivoted

Louvers

Ventilators

Fanlights

Composite window.

UNIT 5

 

Opening accessories:

 

Jamb casing

Architrave

Palmate

Moldings

Skirting

Door and window fixtures.

Door cum window in timber and metal.

 

Note:-

1. Sessional shall be done as scaled drawings on drawing sheets and freehand drawings along with occasional visits to construction sites.

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2. In theory examination there will be a separate question from each unit with choice within the unit/question. All units/questions will be compulsory.

 

 

 

Subject:- Structural Design-II

UNIT 1

 

Strain energy,

Bette’s law,

First theorem of Castigliano.

Deflection of truss joint

UNIT 2

 

Shear force and bending moment diagram for simply supported beam, cantilever beam, overhang beam (subjected to point load, U.D.L and point load/U.D.L.)

Point of contra flexure,

Member subjected to couple.

UNIT 3

 

Theory of bending (simple and pure)

Bending equation,

Section modulus (only for Rectangular, hollow rectangular)

Shear stress distribution for rectangular beam section

Introduction of flitched beam.

UNIT 4

 

Fixed beam:

 

Bending moment diagram for a fixed beam. (Fixed beam subjected to Point load, U.D.L and couple)

Advantages and disadvantages of fixed beam.

Clapeyron’s Theorem,

Continuous beam with fixed end.

UNIT 5

 

Principal stresses and strain,

Mohr’s circle.

 

Note:-

Note:

1. Sessionals work shall include assignments/tests on the above topics.

2. In theory examination there will be a separate question from each unit with choice within the unit/question. All units/questions will be compulsory.

 

 

Subject:- Architecture Graphics Skill-II

UNIT 1

 

Perspective Drawings -I

 

Introduction to basic terms, principles, types and techniques of perspective drawings for expression of ideas.

Two point perspective of simple geometrical objects

One point perspective of simple geometrical objects

UNIT 2

 

Perspective Drawings –II

 

Two point perspective of complex geometrical objects and buildings

One point perspective of complex geometrical objects and building interiors/ exteriors.

Freehand perspective drawings with various techniques of buildings.

UNIT 3

 

Sciagraphy-I

 

Introduction to basic principles of Sciagraphy and its application on two dimensional objects in plans and elevations.

UNIT 4

 

Sciagraphy-II

 

Sciagraphy of three dimensional objects in plan, elevations and views (isometric, axonometric and perspective).

Sciagraphy of simple building elements.

UNIT 5

 

Practical applications:

 

Development of perspective projections of buildings with sciagraphy and rendering techniques, multiple point perspectives.

 

Note:-

1. Sessionals are to be done in the form of drawings on drawing sheets and proportionate sketches on above topics. Sessional will be evaluated continuously in class.

2. In theory examination there will be a separate question from Unit 1 to Unit 4 with choice within the unit/question.

 

 

 

Subject:- Building Material & Science-II

UNIT 1

 

Flooring, and wall cladding:

 

along with fixing materials

Stones.

Stone slabs.

Stone tiles.

Bricks.

Clay tiles.

Mosaic tiles.

Terrazzo.

UNIT 2

 

Roof coverings:

 

along with materials, fittings and fixtures used in the construction.

Country tiles.

Mangalore and other designed tiles.

Metal sheets, GI sheets/ steel corrugated sheets.

Structural glass.

Modern roof covering materials like acrylic sheets, fiber glass sheets, polycarbonate sheets, slate, shingles, etc.

UNIT 3

 

Wall paneling and ceiling:

 

Timber panels.

Timber boards.

Fiber boards.

Particle boards.

Ply boards.

Laminated boards.

Gypsum boards.

Glass wool boards.

Modern wall paneling materials like Aluminum Composite Panel, glass paneling, glass blocks, PVC sheets, etc.

UNIT 4

 

Precast unit:

 

Solid and hollow concrete block.

Waffle unit.

Core unit.

Other pre-engineered units (as per CBRI), Ferro-cement, etc.

UNIT 5

 

Surface finishes:

 

a) Preparation, application and defect correction on plastered internal and external surfaces.

Lime wash, Colour clay wash, Distempers, Cement based color, Plaster of Paris, Putties along with the adhesives, thinners, solvents.

b) Preparation, application and defect correction on timber and metallic surface.

Primers, paints, varnishes, Polishes along with adhesives, thinners, solvents.

 

Note:-

1. Sessional shall be in the form of self-study, market survey, sample and literature collection, reports and seminars/presentation.

2. The works of CBRI, BMTPC, SERC, HUDCO and other institutions be referred and discussed.

3. In theory examination there will be a separate question from each unit with choice within the unit/question. All units/questions will be compulsory.

 

 

Subject:- Environmental Studies

UNIT 1

 

Ecosystems:

 

Concept of eco-system,

Fundamental of eco-logy and ecosystem,

Components of ecosystem,

Food chain, food web, trophic levels, energy flow, cycling of nutrients,

Major ecosystem types (forest, grassland, and aquatic eco-system).

UNIT 2

 

Air pollution:

 

Atmospheric composition

Classification of air pollutants,

Source and effect of pollutants —green house effect, global warming, ozone depletion, atmospheric stability and temperature inversion etc.

Ambient air quality standards.

Architectural measures for reducing air pollution.

UNIT 3

 

Water pollution:

 

Hydrosphere, Natural water

Classification of water pollutants, trace elements, contamination of water,

Sources and effects of water pollution, types of pollutants

Determination and significance of DO, BOD and COD in waste water.

Eutrophication, methods and equipments used in waste water treatment (Preliminary, secondary and tertiary)

Architectural measures for reducing water pollution.

UNIT 4

 

Land and noise pollution:

 

Lithosphere,

Pollutants (agricultural, industrial, urban waste, hazardous waste)— their origin and effect.

Collection of solid waste, solid waste management, recycling and reduction of solid waste and their disposal techniques (open dumping, sanitary land filling, thermal, composting).

Noise pollution — definitions and causes.

Sources, effects, standards and control measures.

Architectural measures for reducing land and noise pollution.

UNIT 5

 

Ecofriendly Architecture:

 

Urban ecosyatem and rural ecosystems

Inter-relationship of manmade development with eco-processes.

Ecofriendly materials,

Ecofriendly energy systems.

Works of various architects who have worked in the field of eco-friendly architecture.

 

 

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