ADVANCED BUILDING MATERIALS (3325003)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Floor and Wall finishes
1.1 Factors affecting the selection of floor finishes
1.2 Types of flooring and their uses
Wood - Strip flooring, block flooring, Timber board, Timber Sheet, etc
Tiles – Vitrified, Mosaic, Ceramic, Linoleum, Thermoplastic tiles, Flexible PVC Tiles, Cork tiles, quarry tiles, rubber tiles
Terrazzo, marble finish, IPS, Kota, Granite, Cement Concrete Tile, Asbestos tile
1.3 Requirements and uses of the following types of wall finishes. Materials:
1. Wall papers
2. Cement mortar plaster
3. Tiles
4. Gypsum plaster
5. Stucco plaster
6. Special External Finishes for plaster surface
- Rough cast
- Smooth cast
- Barium plaster
2
Ceiling and Roofing Materials
2.1 Requirements & uses of the following ceiling materials:
1. Ply wood
2. Hard board
3. Plain A.C. Sheet
4. Fiber board
5. Asbestos tiles
6. Glass roof tiles
7. Thermocole sheets
8. Gypsum plaster board
9. Sprayed plaster
10. Fiber Glass
2.2 Standard sizes, uses & their requirements:
1. G.I. Sheet
2. Mangalore tiles
3. Acrylic Sheet
4. PVC Sheet
3
Building fixtures, Paints & Varnishes
3.1 Types, sizes & uses of building fixtures and hardware as per ISI.
1. Tower bolt
2. Hinges
3. Door handles
4. Door springs & Floor springs
5. Latches
6. Aldrop
7. Floor door stopper
8. Locks
9. Door closer
10. Patch Fittings (all fittings for glass)
11. Wire mesh (mosquito & fly proof)
12. Magic eye (eye hole)
3.2 Painting and Objectives for painting
3.3 Characteristics of an ideal paint
3.4 Ingredients of an oil borne paint
3.5 Types , Requirement & uses
1. Aluminiun Paint
2. Anti Corrosive Paint
3. Cellulose Paint
4. Cement Paint
5. Emulsions
6. Oil Paints
7. Water based paints
8. Plastic Paints
9. Synthetic Rubber Paint
10. Silicate Paint
11. Enamel Paint
3.6 Failure of paint.
3.7 Defects in Painting
3.8 Varnishing & its objectives
3.9 Characteristics of an ideal Varnish.
3.10 Ingredients of a varnish.
3.11 Types of varnishes, Requirement & uses of different types of varnishes
4
Clay and Cement Products
4.1 Roofing Tiles
4.2 Earthenware products
4.3 Stoneware products
4.4 Terra cotta and other clay wares, porcelain
4.5 Asbestos cement sheets
4.6 A.C. Pipes
4.7 Cement hollow blocks, cement grills (jalis) & decorative post for railing.
5
Ferrous Metal and onferrous
5.1 Steel - Properties, uses of different types of Steel (1) C.I.(2) W.I.(3) M.S.
5.2 Different forms of M.S. Sections.
5.3 Various categories of steel.
5.4 Advantages of Tor Steel over Mild Steel (M.S)
5.5 Aluminum
5.6 Properties & uses of Aluminum
5.7 Aluminum alloys- Properties & uses
5.8 Different market forms of Aluminum