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VTU SYLLABUS 2010 BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY (COMMON TO CV/TR/CTM) [10CV32] Engineering.
BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY
(COMMON TO CV/TR/CTM)
Sub Code : 10 CV 32 IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100
Function and requirements of a good foundation, Types of foundations,
Preliminary investigation of soil, Safe Bearing Capacity of Soil, Introduction
to spread, combined, strap, mat and pile foundations, Design of strip and
combined footings 6 hours
Classification of Masonry, Definition of terms used in Masonry, Introduction
to classification and qualities of bricks, Bonds in Brick work - English Bond,
Flemish Bond, Reinforced, Brick Masonry, Common building stones, their
properties and uses, Classification of stone masonry, Joints in stone masonry,
Introduction to load bearing, cavity and partition walls. 8 hours
ARCHES, LINTEL AND BALCONY
Elements of an arch, Classification of arches, Stability of arch, Definition and
classification of Lintels, Definition and functions of Chejja, Canopy &
Balcony. 6 hours
ROOFS AND FLOORS
Types of Roofs & Roofing materials, Flat roof (RCC), Types of pitched
roofs, Wooden Truss, Steel trusses, Types of flooring, Factors affecting
selection of flooring materials. 7 hours
DOORS AND WINDOWS
Location of doors and windows, Definition of technical terms, Types of
Doors, Types of windows, Varieties of materials for doors and windows &
their properties. 6 hours
Definition of technical terms, Requirements of ground stair, Types of Stairs,
Geometrical design of RCC Dog legged and open well stairs (Plain and
sector elevation). 6 hours
PLASTERING AND PAINTING
Purpose of plastering, Materials of plastering, Methods of plastering, Defects
in plastering, Introduction to Paintings and types of Painting, Constituents of
paints & types, Purpose of Painting, Defects in Painting, Application of
Paints to new and old surfaces. 6 hours
Properties and uses of plastics, aluminum, glasses, varnishes, Introduction to
smart materials and its application, Introduction to formwork and scaffolding,
Formwork details for RCC Column, Beams and Floors, Shoring and under
pinning, Damp Proofing - Causes of Dampness, Effects of Dampness,
Methods of Damp Proofing 7 hours
1. Engineering Materials, Rangawala P.C. Charter Publishing House,
2. Engineering Materials, Sushil Kumar, Standard Publication and
Distributors, New Delhi.
3. Concrete technology – Theory and practice, M..S. Shetty, S. Chand
and Co, New Delhi, 2002.
1. A Text Book Building Materials, by P.G. Varghese, Prentice-Hall of
India Pvt. Ltd., Publication.
2. Advances in Building Materials and Construction by Mohan Rai and
M.P. Jain Singh – publication by CBRI, Roorkee.
3. Concrete Technology, Neville A.M and Brooks J.J –– ELBS Edition.
4. Concrete Technology – Gambhir M.L –Dhanpat Rai and Sons, New