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
  • Revised: 2018-03-13
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 27, 2018
  • 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.
  • account for basic concepts in construction technology and how building technology has developed throughout history,
  • choose and use appropriate reading or notation techniques based on the situation and plan his/her own studies.

Content

Basic concepts in construction technology. Examples of construction engineers' labor market. Study techniques. Building Technology, including Physical Model Building, reporting, information search and oral presentation. Laboratory in visualization and model workshop. Learning at university level. Pegagogical objectives of the programme.

Instruction

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

Assessment

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

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 27, 2018

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Hansson, Bengt Byggledning : projektering

    1. uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2015

    Find in the library

  • Björk, Cecilia; Reppen, Laila; Nordling, Lars Så byggdes villan : svensk villaarkitektur från 1890 till 2010

    Stockholm: Formas, 2009

    Find in the library

  • Björk, Cecilia; Reppen, Laila; Kallstenius, Per Så byggdes husen 1880-2000 : arkitektur, konstruktion och material i våra flerbostadshus under 120 år

    [Ny utg.]: Stockholm: Svensk Byggtjänst, 2013

    Find in the library

Reference literature