EA012 – Systems in Buildings

Course lecturer :

Dr. Riham Nady

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

The course aims to enable students to: – Equip students with a working knowledge of building services and aesthetic consideration that goes towards making the building function as one unit – Demonstrate knowledge of the practice of incorporating services into building design. – Show the principles that underlay the proper functioning of building services installation – Draw conclusions that can be applied in new situations in building design.

Course description :

This course introduces students to the operation and management of various functions within buildings. Also, it presents building management systems. And the interrelationships between operating systems, role of communication, automation and coordination, integrated systems of control and the developed approaches, technology and applications.

Course assessment :

  • Quizzes and class works 20%
  • Drawing assignments 10%
  • Research 15%
  • Mid-term written exam 15%
  • Final written exam 40%

Recommended text books :

  1. Mckay, William. (2005). Mckay’s Building Construction. Taylor and Francis, England.
  2. A. Wakita, Osama, R. Bakhoum, Nagy. (2000). The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings. John Wiley and Sons, NewYork, U.S.A.
  3. Ching, F. D. K.and Cassandra Adams. (2000). Building Construction Illustrated. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, U.S.A.
  4. Chudley, Roy and Greeno, Roger. (1991). Building Construction Hand Book. England Clays, Ltd., England.
  5. Hedar, Farouk. (1990). Building Construction. Monshaat El-Maaref Press, Egypt.
  6. Oweda, Mohamed. (1987). The New Building Technology. Dar El Rateb Press, Egypt.

Recommended refrences :

  1. Mckay, William. (2005). Mckay’s Building Construction. Taylor and Francis, England.
  2. A. Wakita, Osama, R. Bakhoum, Nagy. (2000). The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings. John Wiley and Sons, NewYork, U.S.A.
  3. Chudley, Roy and Greeno, Roger. (1991). Building Construction Hand Book. England Clays, Ltd., England.
  4. Hedar, Farouk. (1990). Building Construction. Monshaat El-Maaref Press, Egypt.
  5. Oweda, Mohamed. (1987). The New Building Technology. Dar El Rateb Press, Egypt.
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