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Module Detailed Information for [BPS5228]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Title : Advanced Building Materials and Structures
Module Description : This module aims to develop a strong knowledge base on the different building materials and technique of designing structural frames with some of these materials. As a whole, this module focuses on key building materials that are applied to the envelope and structural systems of buildings. For the envelope system, coatings made from advanced nanotechnology and phase change materials will be taught. Conventional yet important structural materials such as wood, steel, wood and masonry will be covered next, leading to the discussion on various types of structural systems and their designs. Finally, life cycle assessment will be introduced as a basis for evaluating and selecting environmentally superior materials.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 02-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : None
Preclusion : None
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-2-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTURE1,2,3WEDNESDAY19002200SDE-427,
2 LECTURE4,5,6WEDNESDAY19002200SDE-427,
3 LECTURE7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY19002200SDE-427,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.

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