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BULD6012 - Construction Graphics

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Title:Construction Graphics
Long Title:Construction Graphics
Module Code:BULD6012
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Building Science
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2022/23 ( September 2022 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: DANIEL CAHILL
Module Author: MARK RYAN
Module Description: This module introduces the student to technical construction drawings through producing both Revit and mechanical scale drawings of domestic building details and services drawings. The student will complete a variety of scale drawings in these modes.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Produce detailed scale drawings of domestic structural details.
LO2 Identify, interpret and draw building services symbols.
LO3 Draw to scale domestic services details.
LO4 Implement the basic principles of a BIM workflow to create models and interact within a 3D design information environment.
LO5 Produce fully dimensioned floor plans and sections of a domestic building using Revit.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
13480 CIVL6008 Engineering CAD
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Assembly Scale Drawings
Production of detailed scale drawings of domestic structural details.
Building Services Drawing
Symbols for electrical, plumbing and drainage. Production of domestic service details and layouts.
BIM Principles
Introduction to a Common Data Environment (CDE). BIM workflows. Parametric modelling. 3D design information (virtual building model). Model based interpretation of construction details.
Revit
Revit interface. Production of a parametric virtual building model using Revit families. Outputs to include a solar study and walk-through animation.
Project Documentation
Fully annotated construction drawings and details. Digital printouts. Dynamic material schedules.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Revit portfolio to include model based details and outputs completed in class throughout the semester. 1,4,5 60.0 Week 12
Project Drawing portfolios of manually produced both sketched and mechanical drawings of domestic structural and service details. 1,2,3 40.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Studio based hand drawing 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Computer lab instruction / Revit 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Portfolio preparation 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Studio based hand drawing 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Computer lab instruction / Revit 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Portfolio preparation 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Elise Moss 2021, Autodesk Revit 2022 Architecture Basics: From the Ground Up, SDC Publications [ISBN: 9781630574178]
  • Standard: ISO 19650-1:2018, Organization and digitization of information about buildings and civil engineering works, including building information modelling (BIM) - Information management using building information modelling - Part 1: Concepts and principles, International Standards Organisation (ISO)
  • R. Kilmer, W. O. Kilmer 2016, Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills, 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons Hoboken, New Jersey [ISBN: 9781118944356]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Bert Bielefeld and Isabella Skiba 2017, Basics Technical Drawing, Birkhäuser Basel [ISBN: 9783035612738]
  • Keith Styles and Andrew Bichard 2004, Working drawings handbook, Elsevier/Architectural Press Oxford [ISBN: 9780750663724]
  • Edward Allen and Patrick Rand 2016, Architectural Detailing: Function, Constructability, Aesthetics, 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons New York
  • Standard: BS/PAS 1192, Series of Standards, BSI UK
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_CCNMG_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Management 2 Elective
CR_CQTSU_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying 2 Elective
CR_CMNGT_7 Bachelor of Science in Construction Management 2 Elective
CR_CCECO_7 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying 2 Elective
CR_CCONS_6 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction 2 Elective

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