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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Fire Protection Services and Maintenance Management of Building

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and NPTEL via Swayam


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 LAYOUT Week 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

Taught by

Prof. Prof. B Bhattacharjee

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