NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: BUILDING SERVICES II
COURSE CODE: ZAT2213
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: TPS
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: Core course required for this program
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: YEAR 2 / SEMESTER 2
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

 

0

P

 

0

O

 

0

L + T + P + O = 42 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: 1.     To provide students the understanding of the technical and principal conditions that will affect the building services design.

2.     To understand the fundamentals of integrated building services in the building.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the student will have the:

1.     Ability to explain the basic environmental influence in building design (C2).

2.     Ability to describe the environmental aspect in building services design (P3)

3.     Ability to explain through the integrations of technical building services in building design (A2).

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
  • Understand basic environmental science and services and their influences in the building design.
  • Will be able to intergrate the fundamental services in building design.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy:

  • Problem Based Learning
  • Discovery Based Learning
  • Outcome Based Learning

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
SYNOPSIS:

 

This course will expose students to the basic understanding of Electrical services, Functions of M&E riser and will also cover the technical and design applications. All these will be emphasized in their building design considerations. For the facilities, it will cover basic understanding of integrated building services system i.e TNB Distribution System, HVAV system in complex building layout, reticulation system, sewerage system, and the services infrastructure as the domestic services.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (60%)
Category Percentage
  • Individual/Group Assignment
  •  Quiz

40%

20%

B. Final Examination (40%)
  • Multiple Choice Question
  • Structure type questions
40%
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1.     Marsh, W.M. (2005).   Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications. John Wiley & Sons.

2.     Botkin, D.B & Keller, E. A. (2004). Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet. John Wiley & Sons

3.     Wright, R. T. (2004). Environmental Science, 9th edition. Prentice Hall College Div.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE NIL