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Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Факультет інженерії машин, споруд та технологій

Кафедра будівельної механіки

Architecture of Buildings and Structures


Major 192 - Будівництво та цивільна інженерія (бакалавр)
Field of knowledge 19 Архітектура та будівництво
Academic degree bachelor's
Course type required
special education
Study start course 2
Semesters From 4 — to 5
Form of education full-time
Study hours structure
68– lectures
68– practical classes
Amount of hours for individual work 164
ECTS credits 10
Form of final examination credit
Full name Meshcheryakova Olga
Prerequirements (prerequisite courses)
Fundamentals of Design and Project Documentation 
Course goals and learning objectives
To provide students with a system of theoretical knowledge and practical skills on the basics of architectural and construction design of civil (residential and public) and industrial buildings and structures: their space-planning, composition and structural decisions and architectural designs, a technical and economic assessment of design solutions for buildings and structures. 
Course description
Lectures 5 semester
Topic 1. Introduction. General information about buildings and structures.
Topic 2. Physical, technical, functional and environmental design principles
Topic 3. General information about design
Topic 4. Space-planning and composite decisions for residential buildings
Topic 5. Architectural designs of residential buildings (substructure)
Topic 6. Walls, separate supports and other elements
Topic 7. Lintels
Topic 8. Overlapping and floors
Topic 9. Roofing of the buildings
Topic 10. Partitions
Topic 11. Stairs, ramps, elevators, escalators
Topic 11. Windows and doors
Topic 13. Fire safety of construction objects. General requirements

6 semester
Topic 1. Basics of designing public buildings and structures
Topic 2. Communications of public buildings and structures.
Topic 3 Spatial large-span structures in civil engineering.
Topic 4 Buildings of the education, preschool and training of personnel. Buildings of scientific research institutes, design and public organizations and management
Topic 5 Sports and recreational buildings and sports facilities
Topic 6 Buildings of cultural entertainment and leisure, clubs, circuses, museums, exhibitions
Topic 7 Buildings and complexes of trade and consumer services and catering
Transport buildings and facilities: stations of all kinds in transport, facilities for public transport. Parking facilities and garages for cars
Topic 8 Accessibility of civil buildings and structures for people with limited mobility
Topic 9 General provisions for the design of industrial buildings
Topic 10 Compositional and space-planning solutions of industrial buildings of various types
Topic 11 Elements of industrial buildings
Topic 11 Elements of industrial buildings
Topic 13 Roof construction of industrial buildings
Topic 14 Coatings
Topic 15 Bracing
Topic 16 Engineering structures
Practical classes 5 semester
1 Classification of buildings. Introduction to the space-planning and structural elements of buildings. Definition of a constructive system and a structural scheme of buildings
2 The thermal transmittance in the envelope of a building
3,4 Development of the space-planning scheme of a residential house
5 Foundation design
6 Lintels
7 Construction of floors
8 Roof construction
6 semester
1 Stairs and elevators of multi-storey residential buildings
2,3 Sections of civil buildings
4 Elevations
5 Masterplans
6 Calculation of the necessary parameters of the evacuation ways from buildings
7 Balconies, loggias, bay windows and entrances to civilian buildings
8,9 Calculation of space-planning parameters of the auditorium
10 Binding structural elements of industrial buildings to the coordination axes
11 Plan of a one-story industrial building
12 Floors plans of an administrative buildings of industrial complexes
13,14 Reinforced concrete frame of industrial buildings
15 Drainage of industrial buildings
16,17 Cross-section of a single-storey industrial building with precast reinforced concrete unified framework
18 Elevation of industrial buildings
Assessment criteria
5 semester: - Theoretical classes (tests) -40 points maximum, 35 –practical works, examination – 15 points theoretical question, 10- practical work

6 semester: - Theoretical classes (tests) -40 points maximum, 35 –practical works, Final control – credit, where 3 points of semester mark equals to 1 point of final semester mark 
Recommended reading list. Subject Resources
1. Bhavikatti S. Basic civil engineering/ S. Bhavikatti, - New age international publishers,2010. - 287 p.
2. Chudley R. Building Construction Handbook/ R. Chudley, R. Greeno, - Routledge; 8 edition, 2010. – 840 p.
3. Barry R. The Construction of Buildings, Volume 1-5/ R. Barry, - Wiley-Blackwell; 7 edition, 1999. - 288 p.

1. Ernst Neufert, Peter Neufert. Architects' Data, 4th Edition
2. Gorse C. A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (Oxford Quick Reference)/ Gorse C, - Oxford University Press, USA, 2012. – 506 p.
3. Styles K. Working Drawings Handbook/ K. Styles, A. Bichard, - Elsevier, 2004, -162 p. 
Course author
Meshcheryakova Olga 
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