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Title: Undergraduate construction skills application
Authors: Ogwuda, Olisanwendu Ikechukwuka
Simpson, Edward
Ralph, Gerry
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Contemporary Sciences
Keywords: Planning
Building
Surveying
Engineering
Education
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Accelerating Change in Built Environment Education (ACBEE)
Type: Other
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: This is the published version of this case study. Reproduced by permission of the publisher. Published version (c)ACBEE
Citation: Ogwuda, O., Simpson, E. and Ralph, G. 2004. Undergraduate construction skills application. Accelerating Change in Built Environment Education. Available from http://cebe.cf.ac.uk/learning/acbee/university.php?index=University&contributor=University%20of%20Abertay%20Dundee&phase=1
Abstract: The case study is a "hands-on" simulation of construction site activities. Undertaken by 2nd year undergraduate students in construction courses at the University of Abertay Dundee and involves building a full-scale reinforced concrete framed structure comprising column bases, columns and connecting suspended beam. Students develop an awareness of the management and craft skills necessary to organise and execute the construction of a complete small structure, accurately, safely and within the target time. Students undertake various management/engineering and craft roles such as: health & safety, teamwork, site management, communications, planning and programming, setting out, materials ordering, measurement of works, costing, formwork construction, steel fixing, scaffolding, concreting, and stripping formwork.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/1048
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