2016 Environmental and Structural Engineering Laboratory I

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Instructor(s)
Takeuchi Toru  Yokoyama Yutaka  Sakata Hiroyasu  Mikami Takamasa  Hotta Hisato  Ikarashi Kikuo  Yuasa Kazuhiro  Kagi Naoki  Matsui Ryota  Minowa Kenichi  Yamazaki Yoshihiro 
Course component(s)
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon7-10(M114)  
Group
-
Course number
ARC.A302
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2017/1/11
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Experience the basic characteristics of building environment, structure and materials which cannot feel in the desk works, for better understanding of the theories and design methods.
For the building environment, measurements of air conditioning, and illuminance are carried out.
For the building stricture, reinforced concrete, steel structure, material property experiments are carried out.
For the building material, tests on workability and strength of concrete, strength of timber materials and building coating materials are carried out.

Student learning outcomes

I This course provides a method for obtaining the fundamental performance on the environmental engineering, structural engineering and building materials. Additionally it provides a technique for calibrating properties of the specimens.
II Experience the following items.
 1.Environmental Engineering (Air condition, Illuminance)
 2.Structural Engineering (Reinforced Concrete, Steel Structure, Material Property)
 3.Building Materials (Workability and Strength of Concrete, Strength of Timber Materials and Building Coating Materials)

Keywords

Enviromental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Materials

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Students carry out experiments and measurements under the guidance of faculties and teaching assistants. Students have to submit reports of the experiments.
Students are divided into 4 groups in order to accomplish experiments.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation (All Faculties) Understanding the outline of the experiment and notes.
Class 2 Measurement of indoor air quality Capable to perform the measurement of temperature, relative humidity, particle matter and carbon dioxide concentration.
Class 3 Measurement of illuminance level Capability to perform the measurement of illumination level in a room, and to evaluate the light environment.
Class 4 Experimental test of steel members, Preparation (Ikarashi) Understand experimental procedures and prepare specimens.
Class 5 Experimental test of steel members, Tensile test (Ikarashi) Understand the tension test and explain the stress-strain relationship.
Class 6 Experimental test of steel members, Compression test (Ikarashi) Understand the compression test and explain the buckling behavior of steel bars
Class 7 Measurement of Young Modulus of Material (Takeuchi and Matsui) Evaluation of the young modulus of materials on the basis of the measurement results.
Class 8 Shear-bending test for simply supported Reinforced Concrete beam; production of beam specimen (Hotta, Sakata and Yamazaki) Understand the construction of Reinforced Concrete beam through the production of a small scale specimen.
Class 9 Shear-bending test for simply supported Reinforced Concrete beam; loading test (Hotta, Sakata and Yamazaki) Understand the collapse characteristics of reinforced concrete beams through the loading test.
Class 10 Workability experiment of concrete material Understand the construction methods of concrete material through the formulation
Class 11 Strength test of concrete material Understand the relationship between the composition and the strength of concrete materials through material tests.
Class 12 Strength test of timber material Understand the relationship between the species and the strength of timber materials through material tests.
Class 13 Board material strength test (Yokoyama) Evaluation of mechanical characteristics of several kind of boards.
Class 14 Supplementary Experiments and Summay of Class (All Faculties) Summarizes the experienced experiments, and perform additional experiments if necessary.
Class 15 Review of Reports (All Faculties) Create a report on the experienced experiments, and perform critiques if necessary.

Textbook(s)

None required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course documents are provided during each class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students' course scores are evaluated on the basis of the reports of experiments. Full attendance and completion of all experiments are basically compulsory.

Related courses

  • ARC.A303 : Environmental and Structural Engineering Laboratory II

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites are necessary, but enrollment in the related courses is desirable.

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