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SEMESTER I CODE NO THEORY 381101 376101 376102 376103 COURSE TITLE Mathematics History of Architecture & Culture I Building Materials I Environmental Science L 3 2 2 3 1 1 SUB TOTAL 0 12 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 P/S 0 0 0 0 4 4 14 22 C 3 2 2 3 3 3 7 23

THEORY CUM STUDIO 376104 Art Studio 376105 Architectural Drawing I STUDIO 376151 Basic Design

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(Regulations 2010) – SYLLABUS SEMESTER I 381101 AIM This course aims to develop the skills of the students in engineering mathematics. • Studying the properties of lines and plans in space. along with sphere and providing a tool to understand 3D material. OBJECTIVES • Identifying Eigenvalue problems. ARCH. • Understand function of more than one variable. At the end of this course. obtain solution and acquired the technique of diagonalizing a matrix. UNIT V ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL QUATIONS 9 MATHEMATICS L S P/S C 3 0 0 3 2 . They will be trained on the basis of chosen topics of Mathematics necessary for effective understanding of engineering subjects. UNIT II THREE DIMENSIONAL ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY 9 Direction cosines and ratio’s – Angle between two lines – Equations of a plane – Equations of a straight line – Coplanar lines – Shortest distance between skew lines – Sphere – Tangent plane – Plane section of a sphere. the students would have an understanding of the appropriate role of the mathematical concepts learnt.B. • Understand geometrical aspects of curvature and elegant application of differential calculus. UNIT III GEOMETRICAL APPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS 9 Curvature – Cartesian and polar co_ordinates – Centre and radius of curvature – Circle of curvature – Involutes and evolutes – Envelopes. UNIT IV FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 9 Function of two variables – Partial derivatives – Total derivative – Jacobians-Taylor’s series of two variableMaxima and Minima – Constrained maxima and minima – Lagrange’s Multiplier method. • Solving differential equation of certain type CONTENT UNIT I MATRICES 9 Eigenvalue problem – Eigenvalues and eigenvectors of real matrix – Characteristic equation – Properties of eigenvalues and eigenvectors – Cayley – Hamilton theorem (without proof) – Diagonalization by orthogonal transformation of a symmetric matrix. along with differentiation under integral sign.

Homogeneous equation of Euler type Equations reducible to homogeneous form. M. “Calculus and 3 Dimensions” – P.S. Fourth Edition.V. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE I L S P/S C 2 0 0 AIM To inform about the development of architecture in the Ancient Western World and the cultural and contextual determinants that produced that architecture. Delhi. John Wiley and Sons (Asia) Ltd. New Delhi. 2003. Fourth Revised Edition. 2.. Publication.. Thilagavathy.Linear equations of second order with constant coefficients . Veerarajan..K. Chennai. K. Thirty Sixth Edition. Tata Mc Graw – Hill pub. religion and climate • To gain knowledge of the development of architectural form with reference to technology. UNIT II ANCIENT RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS: EGYPT 4 2 376101 3 . New Delhi 2002. Grewal. S. The National Pub. OBJECTIVES • To understand architecture as evolving within specific cultural contexts including aspects of politics.. “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”. Singapore. “Engineering Mathematics (for first year)’. 5. Y. West Asia. 4. P... “Engineering Mathematics”.Simultaneous first order linear equations with constant coefficients .. REFERENCES 1.. 2001 Kandaswamy. Chand & Co. Khanna Publishers. ‘Engineering Mathematics”. 2001.. Manikavasagan Pillai – S. B.. Vittal Margam Publications. “Higher Engineering Mathematics”. and Gunavathy.megaliths . TOTAL: 45 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. K.Paleolithic and Neolithic culture .. style and character in the prehistoric world and in Ancient Egypt. 2.. Ltd. Kreyszig E. 3.art forms and evolution of shelter . society. CONTENT UNIT I PREHISTORIC AGE 4 Introducing concepts of culture and civilization . Volume I. Eight Edition. Co. Co.agricultural revolution and its impact on culture and civilization.R. Venkataraman. Greece and Rome. 2000.. Second edition. “Engineering Mathematics” Volume I.

Lloyd and H.Palace at Persepolis UNIT IV CLASSICIAL PERIOD: GREECE 10 Landscape and culture of Greece. TOTAL: 30 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. 1985. London. Gizeh ..Pub. 1986. 1996.optical illusions in architecture UNIT V CLASSICAL PERIOD: ROME 8 Roman history: Republic and Empire. Webb and Schaeffer.Series. Harry N. Ionic. Sir Banister Fletcher.law and writing . Public Buildings: Agora.architecture in the archaic and classic periods – Domestic architecture. Inc. Enclosure and manipulation of space: Pantheon.domestic architecture – structural forms.Hellenic and Hellenistic cultures – Greek character. Leland M Roth.History of World Architecture . Oxford University Press.Roman religion and the Roman temple.monumentality – tomb architecture: evolution of the pyramid from the mastaba . General Editor .Series. Babylonian. Pier Luigi Nervi.Sumerian. 3. bouletrion and stadias – Greek temple: evolution and classification. history and meaning. A History of Architecture. New York. Karnak . Craftsman House. Spiro Kostof . Man the Builder..A History of Architecture .temple of Ammon Ra.orders in architecture: Doric.evolution of city-states and their character. materials and techniques of construction . Gosta. VNR: NY: 1962 4 .Graw Hill Book Company.Roman urban planning.lifestyle. Faber and Faber Ltd.Landscape and culture of Ancient Egypt.Greek polis and democracy – Greek city planning.evolution of the ziggurat . S.E.Minoan and Mycenaean cultures.. Thermae of Caraculla. Understanding Architecture: Its elements. 1970.temple of Abu Simbel (Rock Cut) UNIT III ANCIENT RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS: MESOPOTAMIA 4 Urbanization in the Fertile Crescent .theocracy and architecture . Circus Maximus. Corinthian . 4. History of World Architecture . London. 2. The Antholone Press. Assyrian and Persian culture .Muller.palaces Ziggurat of Ur. University of London. Mc.history . Western Civilisation Volume I. Khorsabad . 1994 REFERENCES 1.Setting and Rituals. New York.Public buildings: Colloseum. theaters.W. 3.art and architecture as imperial propaganda: forums and basilicas.orders in architecture: Tuscan and Composite Rome: Forum Romanum and other Imperial Forums.Parthenon and Erecthion. stoas.Roman character. Urnamu .religious and funerary beliefs and practices .Palace of Sargon.temple architecture: mortuary temples and cult temples Great Pyramid of Cheops. 1972.Samdstrp. 2.Abrams.

Principles of Soil Stabilization. Vincent Scully: Architecture. processing and application of materials such as soil. • To inform the properties. characteristics and use of bamboo. lime.5. lime. straw. etc. Leaves. CONTENT UNIT I SOILS 6 Fundamentals of Soil Science. geographical distribution.. comparison between fat lime and hydraulic lime. Types of soils. Anatomy of Bamboo. strength. Flowering. Cane. UNIT II LIME 4 Types of lime. reeds – Basics 5 . rocks and stones. coconut .Growth. palm. • To sensitize the students to the use of these naturally occurring materials in the context of creating a green architecture. and methods of preservation and treatment. etc. Requirements and Types of mudwall building and surface protection. manufacture. Types of Stabilizers. gate. harvesting. coir. characteristics. Classification of lime. stone and rocks and other naturally occurring materials such as bamboo. Form. Manufacturing process slaking. grass. strength. working of Bamboo tools – Treatment and preservation of Bamboo and uses of Bamboo. palm. Lime putty. UNIT III BAMBOO AND OTHER MATERIALS 10 Bamboo – Bamboo as plant classification. Charactertics of core. Shape. species. OBJECTIVES • To have an understanding of the properties. Propagation Roofing materials – Thatch. Bamboo. Properties. 376102 BUILDING MATERIALS I L S P/S C 2 0 0 2 AIM This course is devised to make students understand the basic materials of construction such as soil. Architecture – The Natural and the Man Made: Harper Collins Pub: 1991. Hardening – Testing and Storage. straw. Precautions in handling and uses of lime. processing.

Preservation. Duggal. Prentice Hall of India put Ltd New Delhi 110001. Artificial stones. Preservation of stones Deterioration of stones. TOTAL: 30 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. REFERENCES 1. Building materials. Rural Construction NBO – New Delhi 376103 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE L S P/S C 3 0 0 3 AIM To sensitize the students to understand the diversities and complexities in natural environments and the need for intervention in the context of global warming and climate change. Rangwala. . 2005. 2. Karl Kramer Verlag Stuttgart. put. India. UNO. Bambus – Bamboo. S. 3. Engineering Materials. 1997.UNIT IV STRAW BALES 6 Straw as a building material. Characteristics of stones. Selection of stones. Sources. Oxford and IBH publishing Co.K. Anand – 388 001. moisture. Varghese. 2000. Chris magword and petermack. Building Materials in Developing Countries – John Wiley and sons 1983. Fire. Bamboo as a Building Material. Dressing. Building Materials.Basics. Classification. Dunkelberg (K). Character Publishing house. Ltd. R. P. 4. OBJECTIVES 6 . straw bale building.J. 2000. 2002. S. insects and pests proof. Quarrying of stones. Seasoning. 2. UNIT V ROCKS AND STONES 4 Classification of rocks. Canada. Durability. F spencke and D. New Delhi 110001.Cook. Use of Bamboo and reeds in construction – UNO publications 5. Common building stones and their uses. Testing of stones.C. New society publishers . 3. C.

soil erosion and desertification. man included landslides. • To create an awareness about impact of human activities such as pollution and its consequences. case studies. estuaries) UNIT IV • • BIODIVERSITY AND ITS CONSERVATION Introduction . renewable and non-renewable energy sources. case studies. Biogeographical classification of India. changes caused by agriculture and overgrazing. fertilizer-pesticide problems. land degradation. various ecosystems & its characteristics and conservation of biodiversity. • Structure and function of an ecosystem. water logging. salinity. • Procedures.• To provide an overview of natural resources. environmental effects of extracting and using mineral resources. Timber extraction. (b) Water resources: Use and over-utilization of surface and ground water. • Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources. (e) Energy resources: Growing energy needs. lakes. Need for public awareness. effects of modern agriculture. 3 UNIT II RENEWABLE AND NON-RENWABLE RESOURCES 6 Natural resources and associated problems (a) Forest resources: Use and over-exploitation. structure and function of the following ecosystem: (a) Forest ecosystem (b) Grassland ecosystem (c) Desert ecosystem (d) Aquatic ecosystems (ponds. • Food chains. (c) Mineral resources: Use and exploitation. (d) Food resources: World food problems. Scope and importance. species and ecosystem diversity.Definition: Genetic. dams and their effects on forests and tribal peoples. use of alternate energy sources. consumers and decomposers. oceans. (f) Land resources: Land as a resource. • Introduction. case studies. • Energy flow in the ecosystem. deforestation. rivers. streams. • To stress the importance of environmental protection and sustainable development. CONTENT UNIT I THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY NATURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Definition. mining. UNIT III ECOSYSTEMS 6 Concept of ecosystem. dams-benefits and problems. case studies. characteristic features. • Ecological succession. 6 7 . • Equitable use of resources for sustainable lifestyles. types. food webs and ecological pyramids.

global warming. Wildlife protection Act. social. Case studies. Environmental protection Act. its problem and concerns. effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes. UNIT VI • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • UNIT VII • • SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT 6 From unsustainable to sustainable development. Hot spots of biodiversity. Threats to biodiversity: Habitat loss. watershed management. Resettlement and re habitation of people. acid rain. variation among nations. effects and control measures of: (a) Air pollution (b) Water pollution (c) Soil pollution (d) Marine pollution (e) Noise pollution (f) Thermal pollution (g) Nuclear pollution • Soil waste Management: Causes. and aesthetic and option values. Issues involved in enforcement of environmental legislation. HUMAN POPULATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT Population growth. Urban problems related to energy. Population explosion . National and local levels. Conservation of biodiversity: In-situ and Ex-situ conservation of biodiversity. rain water harvesting. Water (prevention and control of Pollution) Act. man-wildlife conflicts. • Role of an individual in prevention of pollution.Family Welfare Programme. nuclear accidents and holocaust. productive use. Case studies. poaching of wildlife.• • • • • • • Value of biodiversity: Consumptive use. Consumerism and waste products. UNIT V ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 6 Definition • Causes. Air (prevention and control of Pollution) Act. Water conservation. 6 8 . Wasteland reclamation. ozone layer depletion. earthquake. Biodiversity at global. Public awareness. cyclone and landslides. ethical. Climate changes. • Disaster management: Floods. Environmental ethics: Issues and possible solutions. Forest conservation Act. • Pollution case studies. Endangered and endemic species of India. India as a mega-diversity nation.

2. McKinney. Case studies. Guidelines. T. Hawkins. (TB) Cunningham.K. Vol I and II. 1. Global Biodiversity Assesment. birds.P. Gorhani. 1196p. Cooper. Trivedi R. To familiarize the students with the various mediums and techniques of art through which artistic expression can be achieved 2. Handbook of Environmental Laws. imaginative thinking and creativity through a hands on working with various mediums and materials. UNIT VIII FIELD WORK 6 • Visit to a local area to document environmental asserts-river/ forest/ grassland/ hill/ mountain. M. 376104 ART STUDIO L S P/S C 1 0 4 3 AIM To develop presentation skills. Enviro Media ( R ). 3. Rules.H. House. Mumbai. E & Hepworth. • Study of simple ecosystem-pond. To familiarize students with the grammar of art by 9 . Cambridge Univ. M. OBJECTIVES 1. R. hill slopes. Bombay Natural History Sdociety.M.G. • Visit to a local polluted site . 4. visual expression and representation.R. (Field work Equal to 5 lecture hours). W.H & Watson. R. Jaico Publ. REFERENCES 2001. Web enhanced edition. Bombay (R). • Study of common plants. HIV/AIDS Women and Child Welfare. river. Human rights. V. Value education. Environmental Science System & Solutions. Heywood. Role of information Technology in Environment and human health. Compliances and Standards. Press 1140p. TOTAL: 45 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. Jr.T. etc.• • • • • • • Environment and human health.E. insects.. Miller T.L & Schoch.T.Urban/ Rural/ Industrial/ Agricultural. 2. Encyclopedia of Indian Natural History. 1996. 1995. Environmental Encyclopedia.. Environmental Sciences. Wadsworth Publishing Co. 639p.

proportion. UNIT V APPLIED ART 10 Graphic representations – Visual composition and Abstraction. etc Involving them in a series of exercises which will help them experiment with form and volume. Frank.. Drawing a Creative Process”. UNIT II PAINTING I 15 Introduction of painting – Colour – Properties of colour – Colour schemes – Types of colours . New York. nature and built environment using mono chromatic and multi colour.K.Drawing from imagination – Study of 3 D effects through light and shade from nature – Tools and materials – Illustration – Study of human being and mobiles. and wire. UNIT IV SCULPTURE 15 Introduction of sculpture –Sculpture using various materials such as clay. Webb. plaster of Paris. shade and shadow. brush and other tools – Basic washes – 3D effects from still-life. collage. UNIT I DRAWING 15 Introduction to art – Elements and principles of drawing – Types of drawing – Visual effects of drawing – Scale drawing – Composition – Approach to sketching – Study of light. David & Charles. 2. Alan Swann. “The artist drawing book”. paper mache. 1994. U. Van Nostrand Reinhold. U. REFERENCES 1. 10 . Graphic Design School. Moivahuntly. calligraphy and printing.K. Ching Francis. 1991. scale.Exercises involving Logo design. “The Artist guide to Composition”.. Exercise involving Study of colour – Properties of paper. 1990. TOTAL: 75 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. 3. UNIT III PAINTING II 20 Indoor and out door painting – Rendering techniques Exercise involving Water colour – Water soluble colour pencil – Tempra – Acarali – Water soluble oil colour – Oil colour – Pen and ink – Brush – Air brush – Mixed mediums – Study of multi colour and 3D effects from nature and built environment.• • • CONTENT Involving them in a series of free hand exercises both indoor and outdoor to understand form. David & Charles. To involve students in a series of exercises which will look at graphic and abstract representations of art. Exercise involving Indoor and out door sketching – Spot sketching . 1994. Harper Collins.Application and visual effects of colour.

B. colours. • To involve students in a number of exercises that will help to understand the representation of 3 Dimensional forms through isometric and axonometric drawings.A. UNIT III GEOMETRICAL DRAWING: SOLID GEOMETRY 12 Introduction to simple projection – projection and development of solid surfaces – sections of solid. OBJECTIVES • To involve students in a number of exercises that will help them to understand the nature of geometrical forms in terms of drawing plane and solid projections. rectangle.circles. drawing. Mills and Boon. oil colour. 376105 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING I L S P/S C 1 0 4 AIM To introduce the concepts and fundamentals of architectural drawing to develop representation skills and to nurture the understanding of the nature of geometrical forms and simple building forms and to teach the language of architectural and building representation. Caldwell peter.Construction of lines. . 3.2.. and polygon etc. circle. mixing. New York – 1996. UNIT IV GEOMETRICAL SOLIDS DRAWING: ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION OF 12 11 . axonometric and multi-view projection of geometric shapes namely square. CONTENT UNIT I GEOMETRICAL DRAWING: PLANE GEOGRMETRY 12 Introduction to fundamentals of drawing/drafting . Arundell (Jan) Exploring sculpture. true shape of section and penetration of solids. water colour. landscape and painting. “Pen and Ink Sketching”.S. heads. Bats ford Ltd. T. angles . 4. Construction of plane . 1995. UNIT II GEOMETRICAL DRAWING :ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION OF PLANAR SURFACES 12 3 Isometric. tangent. curves and conic sections – construction and development of planar surface – square. etc. U. • To introduce basic measured drawing of simple objects and building components. London. London/Charles. – The Grumbacher Library Books.scales and area.T. Brand Ford Company. polygon etc. The art of drawing trees.

2. detailing in terms of construction. BASIC DESIGN L S P/S C 0 0 14 7 12 . REFERENCES 1. Van Nostrand Rein Hold Company. format for presentation methods and technique of measuring buildings and their details.Leslie Martin. direction shape. The Macmillan Company. line. Geometrical Drawing for Art Students . Balance. expression. Francis Ching. Architectural Graphics. etc. UNIT V MEASURED DRAWING 27 Introduction to fundamentals of measured drawing. CONTENT Introduction to Architectural Design through Basic Design – Elements of Design : Properties.Orient Longman. Madras. Harry J. lettering. • To enable the understanding of the relationship between the grammar of design and architecture by involving the students in seminars/ workshops and simple exercises which will look at building form analytically. form.Stegman. prism combination of solid etc. 2. George K. IH. cornice. 1964 376151 AIM To understand the elements and principles of Basic Design as the building blocks of creative design through exercises that will develop the originality. C. Measured drawing of simple objects like furniture. OBJECTIVES • To involve students in a number of exercises to understand the grammar of design and visual composition. measured drawing of building components like column. door. drawing representation. Rhythm and Contrast. axonometric and multi-view projection of solid – cube. Proportion.. colour and texture – Principles of Design: Scale. Architectural Drafting Printed in USA by American Technical Society. Architectural Graphics. 1966. New York. TOTAL: 75 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. windowl. line value.Isometric. skill and creative thinking. • To enable the understanding of 3 D Composition by involving students in a number of exercises which will help generation of a form from a two dimensional / abstract idea. Morris. New York. Harmony. 2004. 1964. qualities and characteristics of point. ornamentation.Stegman.

Elda Fezei. plane. 1973.Acrylic for Sculpture and Design.Mills . 1972. Henny Moore. 2. REFERENCES 1. 1972. N.K.Lawrence Bunchy .The Technique of Sculpture. Francis D.Form Space and Order Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 4. vi) Study of fluid and plastic forms using easily mouldable materials like clay.10001. New York. John W. 2. Charles Wallschlacgerm & Cynthia Busic-Snyder. v) Study of Solids and voids to evolve sculptural forms and spaces and explore the play of light and shade and application of color. Design fundamentals in Architecture.Architecture .Y.T. Van Nostrand Reinhold New York. wire string. 450. B. line. 1979.. viii) Application of Basic design in Architectural Design through the manipulation of line. box boards. ii) Exploring colour schemes and their application in a visual composition and in Architectural forms and spaces. plaster of paris etc. London. seminars and creative workshops that are aimed at teaching the following: i) Elements and Principles of Visual Composition using point. Architects and Designers. New York Reinhold Publishing Corporation. solids and voids etc. proportion etc. Ltd. Sydney.Ching .The course shall be conducted by giving a number of exercises in the form of design studios. Toronto. play of light and shade. 1966. Mc Graw Hill. West 33rd Street. V.Pramar. shape. London. 5. New York.Batsford Limited. vii) Analytical appraisal of building form in terms of visual character. 13 . Foundations in Architecture : An Amotated Anthology of Beginning Design Project. 3.. New Nelhi.S. Basic Visual Concepts and Principles for Artists. iii) Study of texture and schemes of texture both applied and stimulated and their application iv) Study of linear and Planar forms using simple material like Mount Board. New York 1992. Hamlyn. solid and voids and application of texture colour. (Canaa). Owen Cappleman & Michael Jack Jordon. 1993. TOTAL: 210 PERIODS REQUIRED READINGS 1. Somaiya Publications Pvt. thermocol etc. metal foil. C.