Cost-Effective & Eco-Friendly Construction (CE-7004) - B.E RGPV CBCS & CBGS Scheme Notes
Cost-Effective & Eco-Friendly Construction (CE-7004)
 RGPV notes CBGS

Syllabus

UNIT 1:
Concepts of energy efficient & environment friendly materials and techniques:
Cost effective materials: Soil, Fly ash, Ferro-cement, Lime, Fibers, Stone Dust, Red mud, Gypsum, Alternate Wood, Polymer.
Energy Efficient & Environment friendly building material products:
Walls - Stabilized and sun dried, soil blocks & bricks, Solid & Hollow concrete blocks, stone masonry blocks, Ferro cement partitions.
Roofs – Pre-cast R.C. Plank & Joists roof, Pre-cast channel roof, Pre-cast L-panel roof, Pre-cast Funicular shells, Ferro cement shells, Filler Slab, SeasalFibre roof, Improved country tiles, Thatch roof, M.C.R. tile.
Green Materials, Green Buildings – Definition - Features- Necessity – Environmental benefit - Economical benefits - Health and Social benefits - Major Energy efficient areas for buildings – Embodied Energy in Materials

UNIT 2:
Cost effective construction techniques and equipments:-
(a)Techniques: Rat trap bond construction, Energy Efficient roofings, Ferro cement technique, Mud Technology.
(b) Equipments: Brick moulding machine, Stabilized soil block making machine and plants for the manufacturing of concrete blocks, M.C.R. tile making machine, Ferro cement wall panel & Roofing channel making machine, R.C.C. Chaukhat making m/c.

UNIT 3:
Cost effective sanitation:
(a)Waste water disposal system
(b)Cost effective sanitation for rural and urban areas
(c)Ferrocement Drains

UNIT 4:
Low Cost Road Construction:
Cost effective road materials, stabilization, construction techniques tests, equipment used for construction, drainage, maintenance.

UNIT 5:
Cost analysis and comparison:
(a)All experimental materials
(b)All experimental techniques
Green Building rating systems


NOTES


Reference books:

1. Alternative Building Materials and Technologies – K S Jagadeesh, B V Venkatta Rama Reddy & K S NanjundaRao – New Age International Publishers
2. Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structures – AskoSarja –CRC Press
3. Non-conventional Energy Resources –D S Chauhan and S K Sreevasthava – New Age International Publishers
4. Buildings How to Reduce Cost – Laurie Backer - Cost Ford
5. Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams Alternative Construction : Contemporary Natural BuildingMethods ”, Softcover, Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited, John,2005
6. Givoni, “Man, Climate, Architecture, Van Nostrand, New York, 1976.
7. Charles J. Kibert, Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery,John Wiley & Sons,2005.
8. Eugene Eccli- Low Cost, Energy efficient shelter for owner & builder, Rodale Press, 1976


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