Maintenance Services and Rehabilitation
|Course code ARBE2306||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty 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 2014
|Objectives||On 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
|Assumed Knowledge||Not applicable|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE2306|