ATLANTA COMPUTER INSTITUTE
NEAR COFFEE HOUSE AND BANK OF BARODA,
OPPOSITE TITAN EYE,
WEST HIGH COURT ROAD, DHARAMPETH,
NAGPUR 440010, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA.
Mobile: 9595 321479
ATLANTA COMPUTER INSTITUTE
SECOND FLOOR, SELOKAR BHAVAN
OPPOSITE SANGAM RESTAURANT, NEAR PETROL PUMP
NAGPUR 440024, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA.
Mobile: 99701 98839
Fourth Year Fifth Year B Arch Syllabus Course and Classes
, 4th and 5th Year B
Arch Syllabus Nagpur University
Atlanta Computer Institute Nagpur conducts Tuition Classes for B Arch First
Semester , B Arch Second Year ( Part 2 ) B
Arch Third Year ( Part 3 ) B Arch Fourth Year
and B Arch Final Year for all universities in India . The Following syllabus is of Nagpur University. Atlanta
Computer Institutes conducts Training on Autocad
Revit Architecture 3d Max and Archicad for B Arch
B. Arch Bachelor of Architecture
Fourth Year and Fifth ( Final ) Year B Arch
Seventh Semester B.Arch.
Objective- Study of this subject shall
conclude with emphasis on urban development,
design problems of increasing structural and
design complexity will be set with full
opportunity, coordination, collection and
analysis of data. Emphasis will be on
preparation of design programme, preparation
of drawings and detailing.
The process will deal with
1) Design orientation of advance and
specialized buildings and environmental
services, climate and acoustical system
oriented buildings, their appropriate
structural buildings and construction
2) Orientation on development control rules
like, density, zoning, FSI etc.
redevelopment and urban conservation
3) Study of urban environment, complex
building forms, their design including
positive and negative space relationship,
Parking Provision, Precincts concept and
Sessional work : will include appropriate
exercises on one or more of the above
mentioned aspects followed by at least 3
design problems arranged in a sequence of
complexity and as a problem solving
Site visits audio, visual presentation and
library reference is emphasized.
Design problem will be like :
a) Public buildings : Theatre, museum,
auditorium, recreation, complexes, stadium,
b) High rise apartment, offices, hospitals,
laboratories, campuses etc.
c) Urban design level problems such as
commercial complexes, group housing, area
Construction Technology & Materials –VII:
Objective: Study of this subject is aimed at
teaching the students the advanced and more
complex aspects of construction. It also
aims at making students aware of systems and
techniques of construction used to cover the
Unit I: Introduction to space structures,
possibilities in different materials, types
of space structures and possibilities in
different materials to cover large spans.
General study of shell structures and folded
plate structures in concrete, various types,
constructional aspects, merits and demerits
Unit II: General study of Grid structures
and Skeletal structures, space frames, domes
etc. in steel, various types, constructional
aspects, merits and demerits, etc.
Unit III: Pre-cast concrete, Design
considerations and constraints, advantages
over cast-in-situ construction, construction
techniques and jointing details,
applications. Modular coordination, RCC
pre-fabricated proofing systems to cover
large spans, with or without north light.
Unit IV: Study of pre stressed concrete,
principals and methods of pre-stressing,
system of pre-stressing, advantages and
disadvantages and applications.
Unit V: Temporary structures, materials and
techniques used, constructional aspects
using timber and M.S Sections, design and
detailing problems on small temporary
Unit VI: General study of various external
cladding materials and systems, curtain
walling in various materials, construction
details of glass curtain.
Reference books :
Advanced Building Construction by Mitchell,
Construction Buildings by R.Barry, Orient
Space structures by N. Subramaniam, Wheeler.
A.J.Handbook of Building Structures by A.
Pre-stressed Concrete Structures by
Building Construction illustrated by Francis
D.K.Ching, Van Nostrand.
Concrete Technology by M.S.Shetty, S.Chand
Eriction of Pre-fabricated Reinforced
Concrete Structures by Y.Bessar &
Structures by Daniel L.Segodak,Prentice –
Structural Concepts and Systems for
architects and Engineers by T.Y.Lin and
Sessional work : Notes, plates, assignments
(Problems) and test.
Unit I: Principles of Psychometrics and heat
transfer, Study of Air conditioning systems
and their applicability, Unit A.Cs, Central
A.Cs, Split A.Cs.
Unit II: Components of A.C. systems such as
chilling plants, cooling towers, air
handling units, etc. Calculation of A.C.
loads and Air distribution systems, ducts
and ducting layouts, space requirement,
integration of A.C. system in design, Water
demand for A.C.
Unit III: Electric supply and distribution
for group housing projects, urban complexes,
high-rise building etc. Study of load
calculations and distribution systems for
larger areas as mentioned above.
Unit IV: Importance and functions of bus
bar, set up, step up and step down
transformers, electrical substation,
lightning conductors, stand by generators,
automatic relays, invertors, circuit
Unit V: Electromechanical means of vertical
transportation in buildings, requirements,
occupant load, study of elevators, various
components of elevators, standard space
requirements, various types of elevators,
various components of elevators, standard
space requirements, various types of
elevators and architectural implications.
Unit VI: Escalators and Trav-o-lators, its
components arrangements and functioning,
space requirements, construction detailing.
Sessional work: Sketches, notes, tutorials,
tests and presentations.
Structural Design & Systems – VII
Unit I: Study of IS 800 – Design
Unit II: Steel Connections – Welded Joints
a) Types of Welds
b) Concentric Sections
c) Eccentric Sections
d) Sections in Bending
e) Sections in Torsion
Unit III: Design of Tension Members
Unit IV: Design of Compression members –
Struts / Independent
Unit V: Design of Built in Columns
Unit VI: Design of Sections in Bending
Unit VII: Sections Subjected to Biaxial
Bending (design of purlin)
Unit VIII: Structural behaviour of Types of
Large Span Steel Structures like:
b) Open Web Sections
c) Bow String Girders
d) Suspension Structures
e) Geodesic Dome
f) Space Structures
Sessional work: Sketches, plates, notes,
tutorials and tests
Research Skills & Project Introduction
Objective: Perspective on research framework
and methods in architectural planning and
design which can be quantitative,
qualitative as well as techniques in visual,
special and contextual evaluation.
Unit I: Identification of the investigation
to be done in research, methodology in
sequence to achieve to acquire desired
Unit II: Assessment of data to be used in
formation of the total thesis profile.
Unit III: Data collection methods like
reference books, internet resource,
monographs, microfilms, tables and charts
and statistical data.
Unit IV: Concluding part of research
comprising of the data used in the case
study for final presentation in presentable
format through similar case studies.
Sessional work: Sketches, notes, tutorials,
tests and presentations
Acoustics and Illumination
Objectives: Study of this subject will make
students realize the importance of acoustics
in interior spaces and necessity of
manipulating acoustical environment in
buildings. And also to impart knowledge of
basic illumination design & illumination
system for the indoor spaces.
Unit I: Frequency range of audible sounds.
Propagation of sound, sound reflection,
diffusion, diffraction. Sound Isolation,
Mass law, Transmission loss, STC rating, TL
for single and double walls sound leaks and
Unit II: Acoustical Material and interior
finishes, Sound absorbing materials & their
properties. Constructional and planning
measures for good acoustical design of
building in general, Acoustical treatment of
Auditorium / Lecture Halls / Conference
Unit III: Light radiation, its units, Laws
of illumination, inverse square law and
cosine law. Artificial light calculation by
Lumen Method. Light sources, various types
of Lamps and their characteristics.
Unit IV: Types of lighting systems, task
lighting, accent lighting, general lighting,
lighting for mood etc. Luminaries, their
types , properties and uses.
Acoustics In Building Design by K.A.
Architectural Acoustics by David Egan.
Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural
Design by M. Barron.
Sessional Work : Notes & problems based on
acoustical design theory, tutorials,
Survey of various sound insulating materials
for interior elements.
Survey of various lighting fixtures.
Elective a - Architectural education/ design
process/ interior design/ landscape
design/advanced spatial analysis II
Elective b - urban planning/
conservation/urban design/ urban
Eighth & Ninth Semester B.Arch.
8S-A-1 & 9S-A-1
Details of Practical Training:
(1) The Practical Training of six months
duration (under a Registered Architect only)
envisages the following varied experience in
order to ensure exposure of a student to
a) Office experience in respect of
preparation of working drawing, detailing
drawings of perspective, preparation of
architectural models, study of filing
systems of documents, drawings, ammonia
prints and preparation of tender document.
b) Site experience, in respect of
supervision of the construction activity,
Observation, layout on site, study of the
staking methods of various building,
materials, taking the measurement and
(2) Student will have to maintain a weekly
record of their engagement for the period of
training. This will be recorded in an
authorized log-book to be counter-signed by
architect at the end of each month.
(3) At the end of the training period,
student will have to procure a certificate
of training and satisfactory performance
from the concerned office in the prescribed
(4) Certificate of satisfactory completion
of training same shall be submitted to the
principal of the College, immediately after
training, through Head of Architecture
Department along with the report and
drawings made during the training period and
appear for Viva-voce at a prescribed date by
Tenth Semester B Arch
Every student shall select a subject for
Research project of an Architectural
Experimental work, dissertation or a
combination. The nature of the problem shall
be based on the synthesis of their total
experience and knowledge gained from the
allied subjects. Emphasis, shall be laid on
the approach to the design solution rather
than the end-result. The subject of the
project shall be approved by the Department
at the commencement of the term.
The students shall have to give at least one
seminar on their subject.
On the prescribed data students have to
submit to department a bound report of the
project, containing identification of the
problem scope of the work, data collection,
case studies, analytical studies, and its
application to the final design solution. On
the date prescribed by the Nagpur
University, final and finished drawings with
models etc. shall be submitted in the
department, for the Final Viva-Voce.
Construction Technology & Materials –VIII
Unit 1 : General study of Construction
techniques to cover large spans using short
length timber and laminated timber material,
lamella roofing, portal frames, solid beams
and web beams.
Unit 2 : General study of suspension
structures, membrane structures and
pneumatic structures, types, materials used,
merits – demerits and examples.
Unit 3 : High rise buildings, foundations
structural systems and architectural design
Unit 4 : Study of causes of defects in
buildings such as cracks, seepage,
deflection etc. and their remedies. General
idea of non destructive tests such as
Rebound test, Penetration test etc.
Rehabilitation methods, Grouting, Guniting,
Jacketing etc. General Study of special
chemicals used in construction and repairing
Unit 5 : Earthquakes and its effects on
buildings, earthquake zones in India,
Architectural design considerations and
construction detailing for earthquake
Unit 6 : Design and detailing of additions
and alterations in existing buildings put to
new use Process of modification and
precautions to be taken.
Reference Books :
Structure in Architecture by M.Salvadorri.
Advances in Tall Buildings by L.S.Beedle
Construction Technology 1-4 Vol. Bu
R.Chudley, British Library Cataloguing.
Explanatory Handbook on Codes for Earthquake
Engineering, IS-1893-1975 & is
4326 -1976, Bureau of Indian Standards.
National Building Code.
Sessional Work: Site visit reports,
tutorials, notes, sketches and market
Plates of Small modules of design based on
the construction principles.
Objective: The study of this subject is to
enable the student to acquaint with the
various responsibilities of an architect and
understand the technicality of the
Unit I :
Nature of profession, difference between
trade, business and profession, taking
instructions from the client, its
interpretation, design process and its
Role of professional society, Professional
code of conduct, Ethical ways of getting
architectural commission, Importance of
conduct of architectural competitions,
architectural copy right.
Unit II :
Responsibilities and Liabilities of an
architect towards the client. Scale and
basis of fees. Professional charges of
various jobs. Stages of Architectural design
and the specific task in each of such stage.
Unit III :
Architects Office, Organisation and
Administration., Office set up,
Correspondence, filing, preparation of
drawing, standardization and documentation
Professional partnership, various options,
advantages. Partnership deal,
responsibilities and liabilities of
partners. Provisions of Professional Tax,
Service Tax, Income Tax rulels.
Tender, types of tender, tender document,
tender notice, procedure for opening and
selection of tender, analysis bids,
comparative statement, report to owner, work
Unit V :
Contract, type of contract, contract
document, Detailed knowledge of various
condition of contract as published by Indian
Institute of Architects with special
reference to responsibilities and
liabilities of architect, contractor and the
Unit VI :
Architects Act 1972 , its effects on
profession and education. General
information and introduction to various acts
and laws such as land acquisition Act, urban
land ceiling Act. Building bye-laws, Sale
deed procedure, owner ship documents.
Reference Books :
Professional Practice by Roshan Namavati
COA Handbook of Professional Documents.
Sessional Work : Notes, Tutorials & Report
writing on above topics.
Elective a - industrial architecture/ long
span structures/ high rise buildings/
housing/ campus planning
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