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Civil Engineering

  • Course Code :
    SCM 217
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

1. Know how to model simple structures. 2. Learn the physical/mechanical properties of construction materials. 3. Know how to draw internal force diagrams for simple structures. 4. Apply basics of survey to measure angles, distances and heights. 5. Share ideas and work in a team or a group.

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Civil Engineering

Types and usage of buildings: concrete, metallic, Construction materials and Specifications, Types of walls and ceilings, Foundations, Design methods of machine base and foundations, First principles of geodetic surveying, Surveying equipment, Leveling methods, Longitudinal and transverse contour sections.

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Civil Engineering

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of modeling simple structures.
2- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of physical/mechanical properties of construction materials.
3- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of principles of geodetic surveying, surveying equipment.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Draw internal force diagrams for simple structures.
2- Apply basics of survey to measure angles, distances and heights.
3- b3- Decide and chose among different solution alternatives.
4- b4- Evaluate obtained results both individually or as a part of team.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

d. General and Transferable Skills:

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Civil Engineering

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Calculation of reactions for beams, frames and trusses. 12 8 4
Types of structures, loads and supports. 3 2 1
Calculation of internal forces at any section. 3 2 1
Drawing N.F.D., S.F.D. and B.M.D. for simple structures. 9 6 3
Mechanical properties for some construction materials. 6 4 2
Classes of Survey. 3 2 1
Ordinary leveling – Grid leveling. 3 4 2
Open and closed traverse. 3 2 1

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Civil Engineering

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratories

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Civil Engineering

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Exam 40.00 15 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
First Mid-Term Exam 15.00 7 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
Quizzes and Assignments 30.00 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
Second Mid-Term Exam 15.00 11 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.

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Civil Engineering

Books:

Book Author Publisher

Course notes :

No course notes are required

Recommended books :

Essential books (text books) 1) M. El-Dakhakhni. Theory of Structures. Cairo: Dar El-Maaref. 2) Mc Cormac, Jack. Surveying. 3rd edition: John Wiley and Sons, 1995. 3) Somayaji, Shan. Civil Engineering Materials. 2 edition: Prentice Hall, 2001. Recommended books 1) Vien et al. Surveying for Engineers. Third Edition, 1994. 2) M. Mamlouk and J. Zaniewski, Micheal and John. Materials for Civil Engineering and Construction Engineers. 2 edition: Prentice Hall, 2005.

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