Syllabus for Introduction to Construction Engineering

Introduktion till byggteknik

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TE439
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Technology G1N

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2017-03-07
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 27, 2017
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements and Physics 2, Chemistry 1, Mathematics 3c or Physics B, Chemistry A, Mathematics D
  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

After a successfully completed course the student should be able to:

  • describe certain common tasks for a construction engineer,
  • describe briefly the construction process,
  • write a simple technical report,
  • plan and conduct an oral presentation,
  • build a simple physical model.

Content

Overview of the programme's objectives and content and their relation to the building process. Examples from the construction engineers' labor market. Study skills. Model building. Report writing and information search, presentation techniques.

Instruction

Lectures, exercises, supervision of a project executed in a group, study visits.

Assessment

Active participation in study visits and discussions during lectures (2 credits) as well as oral and written reporting av groupwork (3 credits).

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 26, 2018

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Hansson, Bengt Byggledning : projektering

    1. uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2015

    Find in the library