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Course Detail

Course Name Building Drawing
Course Code 15CVL381
Program B. Tech. in Civil Engineering
Semester Five
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  • 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.

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