Maintenance Services and Rehabilitation

Course code ARBE2306Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

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.

Available in 2015

BCA SingaporeSemester 2
Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students should be able to:
- Understand principles and practices relating to maintenance and rehabilitation of the built environment.
- Assess the building conditions and formulate a suitable repair strategy using appropriate structural and construction technologies.
- Develop the maintenance programme and then prepare the maintenance plans with the aid of building information modelling (BIM) tools.
- Apply appropriate standards and statutory controls for maintenance and rehabilitation work.
- 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
Replacing Course(s)ARBE1104
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNot applicable
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Quiz - On-lineMultiple computer-based multiple-choice quizzes
Reports1. A professional report on building maintenance planning

2. A professional report on rehabilitation proposal
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE2306