Maintenance Services and Rehabilitation

Description

This course explores the principles and practice relating to maintenance and rehabilitation work in built environment. These topics will be explored from multiple perspectives including the context of building technology, standards, statutory control, planning and implementation, information technology, procurement cost and environmental impact.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

BCA Singapore

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Distance Education - Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand principles and practices relating to maintenance and rehabilitation of the built environment.

2. Assess the building conditions and formulate a suitable repair strategy using appropriate structural and construction technologies.

3. Develop the maintenance programme and then prepare the maintenance plans with the aid of building information modelling (BIM) tools.

4. Apply appropriate standards and statutory controls for maintenance and rehabilitation work.

5. Demonstrate how the dilapidated/obsolete buildings can be rehabilitated to house the intended future uses/services.

Content

  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation in context
  • Building defects
  • Introduction to structural defects and failures
  • Internal forces in trusses, beams and columns
  • Repair diagnosis and maintenance technology
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Cost Management
  • Maintenance Information Management
  • BIM for maintenance works
  • Maintenance Organisation
  • Maintenance procurement and services delivery

Assessment Items

Report: Maintenance Planning Report

Report: Rehabilitation Proposal Report

Quiz: Online Quizzes

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Distance Learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies