Undergraduate Course: Civil Engineering Construction 3 (CIVE09032)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Construction can be defined as the delivery of the built environment and this course will provide an understanding of the key elements of how civil engineering projects are delivered once the designs are complete. It provides an understanding of construction processes, of how contractors operate and how the work that they do is provided in a safe and effective manner with due regard for the environment.
Week 1 Course Introduction and Construction Resources
Week 2 Cranage and Roadworks
Week 3 Earthworks & Earthmoving
Week 4 Concreting
Week 5 Temporary Works (with Galliford Try)
Week 6-9 Safety Risk in Construction (with Yorkshire Water and Health and Safety Executive)
Week 10-11 Civil Engineering Construction in Practice (with Morrison Construction and Galliford Try)
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Personal Protective Equipment, all Civil Students will have these from Year 2. New/Visiting students will be required to purchase these approx. £30.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||None though Civil Engineering or Construction & Building students will find the course familiar.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the key processes involved in delivering the construction phase of a civil engineering project
- Identify and distinguish between the various methods available for civil engineering construction, how and where they are employed and what their limitations might be.
- Appreciate the breadth of temporary works measures needed for civil engineering construction and be able to propose simple temporary works for common construction applications
- Understand the theory of risk management in an engineering context and apply that theory in a construction context.
- Have awareness of the various aspects of undertaking civil engineering construction in practice such as commercial and organisational issues
|Harris & McCaffer - Modern Construction Management, Blackwell, 6th Edition, 2006|
Sherratt, F - Introduction to Construction Management, Routledge, 2015
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Construction,Safety,Risk,Temporary Works,Construction Management
|Course organiser||Dr Simon Smith
Tel: (0131 6)50 7159
|Course secretary||Mrs Lynn Hughieson
Tel: (0131 6)50 5687