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SYLLABUS Semester III Building Material and Construction (Code: CE- 306) Materials of Construction Bricks: classification – characteristics –Testing

of bricks as per BIS. Aggregates: Types, Classification and Characteristics. Lime: Types, composition, Manufacturing, Properties – Hydration. Mortars: Classification and characteristics –Types and uses. Cement: OPC – Composition. Concrete: Types – Ingredients – uses. Wood and wood products: Structure, characteristics of good timber, defects, seasoning, decay & its prevention. Suitability of timber for specific uses. Wood products – Veneers plywood, Fibre boards, chip boards, black boards, batten boards and laminated boards – characteristics and uses. Paints, Enamels and Varnishes: Properties and uses. Tar, Bitumen and Asphalt– Properties and uses. Miscellaneous materials– Heat insulating, Sound insulating, Adhesives. Geo-synthetics & Geo-textiles– properties and uses. Building Construction Foundations: Types of foundations [definitions and uses]: Spread foundations, Piles and Well foundation. Brick Masonry: Rules for bonding; stretcher bond, header bond; English and Flemish bonds for one, one and a half brick thick walls. Walls, Doors and Windows: Load bearing and partition walls reinforced brick walls; common types of doors and windows of timber and metal. Stairs: Types; R.C. Stair cases with sketches; Elevation and Cross section, Design principles and design of a dog-legged stair case. Roofs: Types of pitched roofs and their sketches; Lean – to, coupled and collared roofs; king-post truss, queen-post truss and simple steel trusses; Roof covering materials: -Tiles, AC sheets, and G.I. sheets. Plastering and Painting: Plastering with cement and lime mortar; White-washing, colour washing and distempering; Painting: New and existing wood and metal work. Flooring: Cement concrete, terrazzo, Mosaic, marble and tiled flooring. Precast Element: Types and uses.

Walls. Cement 6. Aggregates 3.306) TOPIC PAGE NO. Precast Element 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 . Flooring 16. Concrete 7. MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION 1.CONTENT Building Material and Construction (Code: CE. Brick Masonry 11. Stairs 13. Wood and wood products 8. Lime 4. Roofs 14. Plastering and Painting 15. Enamels and Varnishes BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 01 1010 10 101 10 10 10 10 9. Foundations 10. Mortars 5. Paints. Doors and Windows 12. Bricks 2.


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