AR6204 BUILDING MATERIALS -2- ANNA UNIV B.ARCH SECOND SEMESTER SYLLABUS REG 2013 - Anna University Internal marks 2018

AR6204 BUILDING MATERIALS -2- ANNA UNIV B.ARCH SECOND SEMESTER SYLLABUS REG 2013

ANNA UNIVERSITY B.ARCH SECOND SEMESTER SYLLABUS
REGULATION 2013
AR6204 BUILDING MATERIALS-2

OBJECTIVES: 
 To have an understanding of the properties, characteristics, strength, manufacture, processing and application of materials such as brick and other clay products. 
 To inform the properties and characteristics of timber, its conversion, preservation and uses. 
 To inform of the various market forms of timber, their production, properties and application in the building industry. 

UNIT I BRICKS
Classification of bricks including bricks substitutes like fly ash bricks, characteristics, ingredients of bricks – Manufacture of bricks – Forms of bricks – Testing of bricks – Storing – Light weight bricks – Case studies and application. Light weight bricks. 

UNIT II CLAY PRODUCTS
Manufacture of burnt clay bricks, paving bricks, hollow bricks – terracotta, porcelain, stoneware, earthenware Glazing and their uses – Glazed ceramic tiles, Fully vitrified tiles, Ceramic sanitary appliances, Stoneware pipes and fittings. Roofing materials - Manufacture of Mangalore tiles, pot tiles, pan tiles – Case studies and application. 

UNIT III TIMBER
Classification of trees, structure of trees, Defects in timber, Storage of timber, Uses of timber, 
characteristics, seasoning of timber, Defects and diseases, Decay of timber, Preservation, Fire resistance, Conservation of timber. 

UNIT IV TIMBER PRODUCTS
Market forms of timber, Industrial timber, - Veneers and Veneer Plywoods, Particle board, Hard board, Fibre board, Block board and Lamin boards, Laminates, advantages and Blockboard uses. 

UNIT V PAINTING AND VARNISHING IN TIMBER
Composition, characteristics, preparation, Primer, Painting different surfaces. Enamels, Paint, 
Varnishing – types of varnishing Miscellaneous paints, defects, uses and cost of materials. 

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS 

OUTCOMES 
 Students get sensitized about the use of Brick, Timber, Timber products, painting and application in building industry students learn about making and manufacturing process of brick, properties, methods of preservation and treatment, methods of construction and uses of 
brick, timber, timber products and constituents of paints, preparation and surface application of paints. 

REQUIRED READINGS
1. Rangwala S. C., “Engineering Materials”, Charotar, Publishing House, Anand–388 001, India, 2007. 
2. Duggal S.K., “Building materials”, New Age International, New Delhi, 2009. 
3. Reshpande B., “Materials and Construction”, Oriental Watchman Publishing House, Poona-2. 

REFERENCES:
1. Varghese P.C., “Building Materials”, Prentice Hall of India put Ltd, New Delhi 110001, 2005. 
2. Spencke R.J. and Cook S.J., “Building materials in developing countries”, John Wiley and sons 1983. 

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