Core Module Information
Module title: Building Design and Technology 2 (AT)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08112
Module leader: Masoud Sajjadian
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

To study this modules you will need the learning equivalent to the module listed or to have passed this module: BSV07100

Description of module content:

Ground water control and basement construction. Site investigation, foundation systems for multi storey buildings. Superstructure and cladding for multi storey and large single storey buildings. Plant and equipment used for constructing buildings. Construction defects and repairs. The symbiotic relationship between conceptual design and the technology used to realise the design of a building will be explored using exemplary contemporary buildings.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Describe the necessary preparations for the safe construction and assembly of buildings and building.
LO2: Appreciate methods of construction for single storey commercial and industrial buildings.
LO3: Understand methods of construction for multi storey residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
LO4: Research and apply technical knowledge of the construction process and product to a building design.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Masoud Sajjadian
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 12
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2,3,4 14/15 , WORDS= 2000
Report 50 1,2,3,4 14/15 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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