The objectives of this course is to expose the students to the concepts functional design of building for thermal aspects and energy efficiency; especially in tropical climates i.e. in Indian context. Further objective is to make the student capable of performing fenestration design for natural ventilation and daylighting & design of space for external and internal noise control.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Civil Engineering & Architecture students and professionals
PREREQUISITES : BE/BSc. Level Physics & Mathematics
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : All Industry involved in Building design and construction. L&T, TERI etc. CPWD and all other PWDs. Dr. Fixit Institute
COURSE LAYOUTWeek 1: Fire Protection: Process of combustion in fire, Effect of fire load & ventilation condition on enclosure fire, growth and decay of fire in enclosure Week 2: Concepts of fire resistant and severity, Effect of fire on materials. Simple Design of elements for given fire resistance. Week 3:Planning, Fire detection & suppression systems, Smoke venting Week 4: Lifts & Vertical Transportation: arrangement of lifts and Design for optimum service condition. Week 5: Building Services as a system, Capacity of storage and sizing, control system etc. & intelligent building. Week 6: HVAC System: Design Consideration. Basic psychometrics, Air conditioning process & system. Methods of Air Conditioning. Week 7: Water Supply, Hydraulic design, Storage Distribution, Component of cold & hot water supply system. Week 8: Waste water & Drainage systems: Fixture units & Design of system and elements of electrical services. Week 9: Definition, Role of building maintenance in construction process Maintenance generators, Expression of Standards, selection of level of maintenance and fixing standards. Week 10: Planned maintenance: Planning vis-a-vis adhoc maintenance, schedule & contingency maintenance, levels of planning, planned inspection, etc Week 11: Maintenance cycle, maintenance profile, repair & replacement models, statistical methods, decision models, optimal renewal cycle, budgeting etc Week 12: Effect of design on maintenance, Diagnosis, appraisal, structural defects & various methods of repair