AR3321 Syllabus - Non Structural Building Elements And Finishes - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AR3321 Syllabus - Non Structural Building Elements And Finishes - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AR3321

NON STRUCTURAL BUILDING ELEMENTS AND FINISHES

 L T P/S C

1034

OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce the different types of doors, windows, ventilators, etc., in a building and to enable an understanding of their making, fixing and operating mechanisms in different materialstimber, steel, aluminium, PVC/UPVC.
• To give familiarity about building interior components.
• To give knowledge about building finishes.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO DOORS, WINDOWS AND VENTILATORS; TIMBER DOORS, WINDOWS AND VENTILATORS

20

Introduction to doors, windows and ventilators. Their types according to material (timber, industrial timber, steel, aluminium, concrete), swing (single, double, degree of swing), mechanisms of operation (fixed, openable, sliding, folding, sliding and folding, pivoted, revolving, top hung, bottom hung, louvred), nature (french, corner, bay). Understanding through sketches/product literature/ case studies. Outline of timber as a material for doors, windows and ventilators (including industrial timber such as plywood, blockboard, particle board, etc.,). Basic components for timber door/ window/ ventilator of different types- outer frame, shutter frame, shutter material, hardware, fixtures, etc.,. Their joining and fixing procedures, insect screens. Finishing materials and procedures. Drawings/models of the principles. Understanding of detailed drawings/ published work. Site visits with documentation in the form of sketches/ drawings/ photos

UNIT II

STEEL, ALUMINIUM AND PVC/ UPVC DOORS, WINDOWS AND VENTILATORS

16

Outline of steel, aluminium, PVC/UPVC material for doors, windows and ventilators. Comparing their characteristics and context of use. Basic components for door/ window/ ventilator of different typestypical sections for outer and shutter frame, shutter material, hardware and fixtures, etc., Their joining and fixing procedures, insect screens. Finishing materials and procedures. Sketches/models of the principles. Understanding of product literature/shop drawings. Site visits with documentation in the form of sketches/ photos. Outline of specialised products such as steel rolling shutters.

UNIT III

INTERIOR ELEMENTS

10

Introduction to building interior elements such as partitions, flooring, false ceiling, panelling, handrails, etc., and their different types. Materials for them- timber, industrial timber, gypsum, steel, aluminium, PVC/UPVC, glass, etc., Different kinds of systems and methods. Drawings/ sketches of the principles. Understanding of product literature. Site visits with documentation in the form of sketches/ photos.

UNIT IV

BUILDING FINISHES

14

Introduction to building finishes. Different types of paints, their composition, characteristics and uses. Types to include enamels, distemper, plastic emulsion, polyurethane, special paints such as fire retardant, luminous and bituminous paints. Preparation of surface and application for different paints/ finishes. Gypsum and POP finishes. Adhesives and sealants. Basic waterproofing of buildings. Understanding of product literature. Understanding construction techniques through site visits/ case studies Outline of applied finishes and their techniques like tiling, cladding, stone and stone based, wood and wood based, terracotta, cement based, stucco, vinyl, carpets, plastic

UNIT V


TOTAL: 60 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
 Ability to design and detail appropriate doors, windows, ventilators, etc., for a building using wood, metal and plastic based materials.  Familiarity with building interior elements and systems.  Knowledge about building finishes and related techniques

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Don A. Watson, 'Construction Materials and Processes', McGraw Hill, 1972. 2. W.B. McKay, 'Building Construction', Person India, Vol, 1 2013,Vol II, 2013. 3. B.C.Punmia et al, 'Building Construction', Laxmi Publications, 2016. 4. S.K.Sharma, 'A Text book of Building Construction', S. Chand and Co Ltd., New Delhi, 1998. 5. S.K. Duggal, 'Building Materials', New Age International Publishers, 2016. 6. R.J. S. Spence and D.J. Cook, 'Building Materials in Developing Countries', John Wiley and sons 1983. 7. S. C. Rangwala, 'Engineering Materials', Charotar Publishing House India, 2015. 8. Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, 'Building Construction Handbook', Routledge, 2017.

REFERENCES:
1. American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC), 'Timber Construction Manual', Wiley Publishers, 2004. 2. Francis D.K Ching, 'Building Construction Illustrated', John Willey and Sons, 2014. 3. Willis H Wagner and Howard Bud Smith, 'Modern Carpentry', Good Heart–Wilcox Publishers, Portland, 2007. 4. Barry, 'Construction of Buildings, Volume 1and2', Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, 2005. 5. S.P Arora and S.P Bindra, 'A Text Book of Building Construction', Dhanpat Rai Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd, 2010.

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