Engineering

ECM3131 - Civil Engineering Design Studies A (2010)

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MODULE TITLECivil Engineering Design Studies A CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEECM3131 MODULE CONVENERProf Dragan Savic FREng (Coordinator), Dr Khurram Wadee
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
To link the students' academic studies with construction industry processes and the civil engineering profession and further enhance their design experience.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Selected institution lectures, lectures and workshops by visiting professors and other external speakers, career counselling by professional civil engineers. Lectures on CDM, health and safety, construction contracts, site supervision and management. Different contract types. Case study on a major construction project, looking at design criteria, design principles, construction, safety and environmental considerations.
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 100 Written Exams 0 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
Examination paper (0%), Course work (100%); 30% Construction management report and presentation; 30% Design case study (assessed per peer assessment, presentation and log book); 25% Composite structure design; 15% Log book.
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

Reading list for this module:

Type Author Title Edition Publisher Year ISBN Search
Set Ayres R The Essence of Professional Issues in Computing 1st Prentice Hall 1999 [Library]
CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES ECM2108, ECM2109, ECM3118, ECM3120, ECM3122
CO-REQUISITE MODULES
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 3 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined