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BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES

CODE 56600
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8715 Civil and Environmental Engineering (L-7) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/10
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
SEMESTER 2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The module introduces the complex reality of building design and construction, describing the phases of the building process, analyzing the techniques and technologies typical of building construction, decomposing the elements of buildings, with attention to the main functional and structural types.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to introduce students to the complex reality of design and construction by giving them a first ability to understand and analyse the different components of a building with attention to the reading of the main functional and structural types.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The Course is structured in such a way as to provide students with the following skills:

- understanding of the phases of the construction process;
- knowledge of typical building technologies (materials, historical technologies, contemporary technologies);
- the ability to understand and analyse the constructive elements of buildings, with attention to the reading of the main functional and structural typologies.

TEACHING METHODS

Oral exam.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The discipline of Architectural Engineering is investigated in its main aspects:

- the steps of the construction process;

- the construction materials;

- the traditional building technologies;

- the contemporary building technologies;

- the building elements with attention to the reading of the main functional and structural typologies.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- references: these are indicated during the frontal lessons;

- network resources: handouts on AulaWeb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

RENATA MORBIDUCCI (President)

ENRICO DASSORI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Oral exam.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The oral exam consists of questions about the program developed in the course to test the acquisition of basic skills related to the complex reality of building design and construction.

In particular, the student's assessment is based on specific questions on the different topics covered, proposing detailed "applications" of materials, construction techniques and technological solutions. The student must demonstrate that he or she has acquired basic critical knowledge and skills in the detailed design of the building.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Appointment request via email. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
23/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 6A, presso DAD, Architettura
16/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 6A, presso DAD, Architettura
12/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 6A, presso DAD, Architettura
17/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 6A, presso DAD, Architettura
11/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 6A, presso DAD, Architettura