5CE5A : BUILDING DESIGN (L 3) 


Units  Contents of the subjects 
Design Loads: Design loads for different types of buildings. (IS875 part 1 & 2). Load distribution &
concept of load flow to different structural components. Structural Systems: Assumption of integrity aspect ratios & over turning resistance, strength & stiffness of buildings, symmetry and Asymmetry in building forms, Vertical and lateral load resting elements, shear walls, framed tubes and various multistory configurations.. 

Lateral loads: Wind loads & calculation of wind load on structures (IS: 875Part 3).  
Lateral loads: Earthquake loads & calculations of earthquake loads on buildings masonry & framed structures. (IS: 1893 – Part 1). 

Masonry and Framed Buildings: Design of masonry buildings and framed buildings, Earthquake resistant construction of buildings, and various provisions as per IS codes; IS4326, IS13827, IS13828, IS13920, IS13935.  
Mass Housing: Prefabricated construction for mass housing. Special Roofs: Introduction to folded plates, cylindrical shells, northlight shell roofs, grid and ribbed floors. 
Suggested Readings:
IS : 875, Part I, II & III
IS : 1893
IS : 4326
IS : 13920