COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Building Drawing
Course Code: 
15CVL381
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
5
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Building Drawing' is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Part A

Detailed drawing of components

  • Footings
  • Roof trusses
  • Reinforced Concrete staircase

From given line sketch and specification, develop working drawings of:

  • Single storied residential building with flat and tiled roof
  • Public buildings like office, dispensary, post office, bank etc.
  • Factory building with trusses

Part B (Computer aided drafting)
Preparation of drawings as per building development rules

  • Residential building- flat and pitched roof, economic domestic units, cottages, bungalows
  • Public building – small public utility shelters, dispensaries, banks, schools, offices, libraries, hostels, restaurants, commercial complexes, factories etc.
  • Preparation of site plans and service plans as per Building Rules.

TEXTBOOKS

  • Balagopal T S Prabhu, “Building Design and Civil Engineering Drawing”, Spades Publishers, 2008.
  • Shaw, Kale and Patki, “Building Drawing”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2009.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • SP 7: 2005, National Building Code of India.
  • G. Muthu Shoba Mohan, “Principles of Architecture”, Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Crosbie, M. J. And Callender, J. H., “Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data”, McGraw Hill, 1997.
  • Sham Tickoo, “Autodesk Revit architecture 2010 for architects and building designers”, Dreamtech Press, 2010.