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Module Code: CEN201
Module Title: Construction Methods
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to introduce the general concepts and procedures in construction methods associated with civil engineering projects including foundation, concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures, and incorporation of sustainability and H&S into construction.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the construction methods associated with foundation structures, concrete structures, steel structures, timer and masonry structures as well as temporary works

B. Plan construction projects using Gantt chart and PERT network, and identify critical path

C. Evaluate H&S in construction, prepare risk assessments & method statements and take account of sustainability in construction.

D. Assess visited construction sites

E. Apply setting out skills

F. Develop skills in report writing

Method of teaching and learning 
The module is taught through formal lectures, class tutorials and site visits.

1. Stakeholders, project delivery methods, sustainability

2. Health and safety in construction

3. Construction project planning

4. Excavation, Foundations and Earthworks

5. Concrete construction

6. Temporary works

7. Special construction techniques (i.e. craneage)

8. Steel construction

9. Masonry construction

10. Timber construction
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26         19  30  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final Exam 60.00
2 Health And Safety Construction Planning 20.00
3 Setting Out Exercise And Construction Site Visit Report 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/7/2020 4:31:14 AM