BE Construction Engineering Semester 3 (SE Second Year)University of Mumbai

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Building Materials and Construction Semester 3 (SE Second Year) BE Construction Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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100.00 Foundations
  • Different types of structures such as load bearing structures,
  • framed structures and composite structures,
  • Introduction to different types of foundations: Stepped foundations, column footing, combined footing, under-reamed pile foundations
101.00 Construction Materials: Classification and Properties
  • Classification of materials, building materials symbols and requirements of building materials and products: functional, aesthetical and economical.
102.00 Study of Properties of Materials
  • Study of properties of materials-physical,
  • mechanical, chemical,
  • biological and other like durability,
  • reliability, compatibility and economic characteristics
200.00 Raw Materials, Manufacturing Process and Properties of Basic Construction Materials.
201.00 Rocks (Stone)
  • quarrying, milling and surface finishing, preservative treatments
202.00 Structural Clay Products
  • bricks, roofing tiles, ceramic tiles, raw materials and manufacturing process.
203.00 Concrete Blocks
  • flooring tiles, paver blocks-raw materials and manufacturing process.
204.00 Binder Material
  • Binder material: lime,
  • cement: physical properties and manufacturing process,
  • plaster of Paris- properties and uses.
205.00 Mortar
  • Mortar - ingredients, preparation and uses
300.00 Masonry Construction and Masonry Finishes
301.00 Classification and Bonding of Stone, Brick and Concrete Blocks
302.00 Masonry Finishes-pointing, Plastering and Painting
303.00 Paints and Varnishes
  • Types, constituents and uses.
400.00 Formwork ,Floor and Roofs
401.00 Formwork
  • Materials used, design considerations, shuttering, centering and staging, scaffolding
402.00 Floor and Roofs
  • Type of floors, floor finishes and suitability.
  • Type of roofs, wooden and steel trusses and roof covering
500.00 Glass , Timber , Metal and Alloys
501.00 Glass
  • Types and uses.
  • Introduction to glass fibre reinforced plastic
502.00 Timber
  • Varieties, defects in timber, preservative treatments and wood composites.
503.00 Metal and Alloys
  • Ferrous and non ferrous metals and alloys, aluminum, tin, zinc, nickel -
  • types and uses and anti-corrosive treatment.
600.00 Building Services, Air Conditioning and Ventilation, Acoustics and Sound Insulation, Damp-proofing and Water Proofing.
601.00 Air Conditioning
  • systems of heating, air conditioning, ventilation, construction requirements.
602.00 Acoustics and Sound Insulation
  • Characteristics of sound, reflection and absorption coefficient, acoustical defects, design and material.
603.00 Damp-proofing and Water Proofing
  • materials and methods.

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