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  1. 1. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY (Building Engineering) 3 years degree. The total time of taught classes and practical training is 2250 hours. Estimated student workload is 1800 hours per year. The program is distributed as follows: ■ 154,5 credits of core subjects (1,545 hours) ■ 30 credits o compulsory subjects (300 hours) ■ 18 credits of optional subjects (180 hours) Professional activities in this field are regulated by law and are supervised by the Official Colleges of Technical Architects. This qualification enables the holder to carry out multiple activities related to the construction of buildings of all kinds and managing the actual construction; direct and oversee construction works; draw up and direct quality control plans for materials, construction systems and installations, as well as for environmental and waste management; draw up and co-ordinate health and safety at work studies and plans; make studies, documents, technical controls and projects; manage the use, conservation and maintenance of buildings. The holder may carry out activities for public administration and private companies, as well as in teaching. FIRST YEAR PRIMER CURSO ECTS Construction Materials I Materiales de Construcción I 7.5 Fundamentos Matemáticos de la Arquitectura Mathematical Foundations 5.0 Técnica Physical Fundamentals of Technical Fundamentos Físicos de la Arquitectura Técnica 5.0 Architecture Descriptive Geometry Geometría Descriptiva 5.0 Architectural Drawing Dibujo Arquitectónico 5.0 Applied Economics Economía Aplicada 5.0 Construction I Construcción I 5.0 Advanced Physics Ampliación de Física 4.0 Advanced Mathematics Ampliación de Matemáticas 5.0 Surveying Topografía y Replanteos 6.0
  2. 2. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT SECOND YEAR SEGUNDO CURSO ECTS Construction II Construcción II 9.0 Installations / Building Services Instalaciones 10.0 Structures I Estructuras I 4.5 Construction Materials II Materiales de Construcción II 6.0 Equipment for Works, Installations and Equipos de Obras, Instalaciones y Medios 6.0 Auxiliary Means Auxiliares Analysis of Structures Análisis de Estructuras 4.5 Architectural Details Dibujo de Detalles Arquitectónicos 6.0 Safety and Prevention Seguridad y Prevención 6.0 THIRD YEAR TERCER CURSO ECTS Measurement, Budget and Valuation Mediciones, Presupuestos y Valoraciones 8.5 Construction Sites Organization, Planning and Organización, Programación y Control de Obras 7.0 Control of Building Construction III Construcción III 6.0 Offices of Architecture Oficina Técnica 3.5 Structures II Estructuras II 5.0 Building Restoration, Rehabilitation and Restauración, Rehabilitación y Mantenimiento de 5.0 Maintenance Edificios Legal Aspects of Construction Aspectos Legales de la Construcción 5.0 Final Degree Project Proyecto Fin de Carrera 3.5 OPTIONAL OPTATIVAS ECTS Advanced Surveying Ampliación de Topografía y Replanteos 3.5 Building's Quality Management Calidad en la Edificación 3.5 Premanufactured Construction Construcción Industrializada 3.5 Computer-Assisted Architectural Drawing Dibujo Arquitectónico Asistido por Ordenador 3.5 Steel Structures Estructuras Metálicas 3.5 Computer Science Applied for Construction Informática Aplicada a la Construcción 3.5 Air Conditioning Facilities Instalaciones de Climatización 3.5 Telecommunication Facilities Instalaciones de Telecomunicación 3.5 Interior Design Interiorismo 3.5 Introduction to Urbanism Introducción al Urbanismo 3.5 Garden Design and Landscaping Jardinería y Paisajismo 3.5 Pathology in Building Patología en la Edificación 3.5 Pathology and Strenghtening of Structures Patología y Refuerzo de Estructuras 3.5 Planning and Building Control Planif. y Control de la Industria de la Construcción 3.5 Valuations of Building Valoraciones Inmobiliarias 3.5
  3. 3. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT FIRST YEAR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS I 1. General concepts. 2. General properties of materials. 3. Determination of properties. Tests. 4. Natural stony materials. 5. Wood. 6. Materials of the earth. 7. Artificial stony materials. Ceramics and glasses. 8. Binders. 9. Conglomerates. Pastes, mortars and preliminaries of concrete. MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS I. DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS ON ONE VARIABLE 1. Review of elementary functions 2. Limits and continuity 3. Differential Calculus of real functions of one real variable II. LINEAR ALGEBRA AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 4. Matrices and determinants 5. The Rn space. 6. Systems of linear equations 7. Linear applications and endomorphism diagonalization III. DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS ON SEVERAL VARIABLES 8. Limits and continuity of scalar functions of two variables 9. Diferentiability of scalar functions of several variables. Level curves and surfaces. Gradient. 10. Partial Derivatives of higher order. Taylor’s Formulas. Hessian Matrix. Relative extremes 11. Diferentials of vectorial functions. Jacobian matrix. Speed, divergence and rotational 12. Coordinate Transformations. Chain rule. PHYSICAL FUNDAMENTALS OF TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE 1. Magnitudes and measurements 2. Particle kinematics and dynamics 3. Temperature and heat 4. First and second Thermodynamic Laws 5. Thermal conditioning 6. Electric field
  4. 4. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 7. Continuous current 8. Magnetic field 9. Alternating current 10. Nature of light 11. Geometric Optics 12. Physical Optics 13. Lighting technology DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY 1. Introduction. Geometry of space. 2. Cylindrical projection. 3. Dihedral system. Rotation and linear transformation. Measurement of distances and angles. 4. Orthogonal and oblique axonometry. 5. Variants of orthogonal axonometry: isometric, dimetric and trimetric. 6. Variants of oblique axonometry. Isometric and cavalier perspective. Linear perspective. Conical projection. Central perspective. Foreshortening. 7. Intersections of straight line and planes in dihedral design and axonometry. 8. Pitched Roofs. 9. Radiated rotational surfaces: cylinders and cones. 10. Spheres. Warped curve. 11. Surfaces. Tangents. Tangent plane. Ruled and curved surfaces. Developable and warped ruled surfaces. 12. Intersection of surfaces. 13. Land representation. 14. Shadows in the dihedral systemand axonometry. Shadows of and on surfaces. Shadows in linear perspective. Shade of parallel lines. 15. Reflections in linear perspective. ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING 1. Concept of Architectural Drawing. Graphic language. 2. The concept of Outline. 3. Total definition of the element. 4. Analysis of shape. 5. Demarcation. 6. Graphics. 7. The process of carrying out the architectural outline. 8. Setting to Scale. 9. Volumetric representation.
  5. 5. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT APPLIED ECONOMICS I. PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 1. Introduction: Economics as a Science 2. A system of prices: Demand and Supply II. MICROECONOMICS: THE FIRM AND MARKET COMPETITION 3. The firm and the decision to enter the market 4. Competitive markets 5. Non-competitive markets 6. Externalities and natural resources III. MACROECONOMICS: ECONOMICS AT AN AGGREGATTE LEVEL 7. Aggregate demand, supply and its components: a model of closed economy 8. Some features of the Economics of an Open Economy 9. Applying economics to the study of the Real-Estate sector CONSTRUCTION I 1. Generalities. Analysis of a building. 2. The soil 3. Movement of the ground and its retention. 4. The foundation as a support element. 5. Factory works: walls, arches and vaults. 6. Lattices of isolated supports: portals and suspended floors. 7. Stairways 8. Roof 9. Introduction to the history of construction: general approach. 10. Introduction to the history of construction: historical evolution. ADVANCED PHYSICS 1. Centroids 2. Moments of inertia 3. Dynamics of the rigid solid in plane movement 4. Equivalent systems of forces 5. Statics of the rigid solid 6. Hydrostatics 7. Hydrodynamics 8. Oscillations and waves 9. Acoustics ADVANCED MATHEMATICS 1. Calculation of primitives 2. Riemann integral. 3. Integration in several variables.
  6. 6. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 4. Basic notions of differential equations. 5. Linear differential equations and systems. 6. Introduction to Descriptive Statistics. SURVEYING 1. Introduction: Notions of Astronomy, Geodesy and Geomagnetism. 2. Introduction to Cartography: The national topographical map. 3. The land and its representation: measurement units and scales. 4. Altimetry: Altimetric Methods. Leveling. 5. Measurement of angles and distances. 6. Tachymetry and digital ground models. 7. Intersection methods and topographical networks. 8. Determination of areas, profiles and earth works quantities. 9. Setting out. SECOND YEAR CONSTRUCTION II I. GENERALITIES 1. Framed structural systems 2. Introduction. Reinforced concrete. 3. Reinforcements used in reinforced concrete. 4. Typification of reinforcements. 5. Dispositions of passive reinforcements. II. FOUNDATIONS 6. Centered isolated footings. 7. Non-centered footings. 8. Continued footings. 9. Flagstones and slab foundations. 10. Foundation walls of reinforced concrete. 11. Screen walls. Typology and execution technique. 12. Piles. 13. Pile caps. III. SUSPENDED FLOORS 14. Suspended floors. Generalities. 15. Unidirectional suspended floors 16. Unidirectional suspended floors: cantilever. 17. Construction and execution of suspended floors. 18. Bidirectional suspended floors. 19. Suspended floors with composite ribbed decking
  7. 7. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT V. MIXED AND STEEL STRUCTURES 20. Structural Typology. 21. Unions. 22. Support bases. 23. Supports. 24. Beams and lattices 25. Supports and support devices. 26. Decking in metallic structures. 27. Metallic structures in residential buildings. IV. PATHOLOGIES 28. Pathology of foundations. 29. Pathology in suspended floors. 30. Pathologies of metallic and mixed structures. INSTALLATIONS / BUILDING SERVICES 1. Introduction to Facilities in Construction. 2. Water facilities in construction. Supply and distribution of cold water. Production and distribution of DHW. 3. Electrical supply facilities in houses. Protection and earth grounding. 4. Telecommunication facilities in houses. 5. Drainage and sanitation. 6. Thermal and acoustic isolation. 7. Illumination in buildings. 8. Ventilation. 9. Air conditioning facilities in house buildings. Air conditioned and heating. 10. Protection against fire in buildings and commercial premises. Passive protection. Active protection. 11. Facilities using combustible gases and evacuation of smoke in buildings. 12. Facilities using liquefied petroleum gases. 13. Solar energy in buildings. 14. Pools. 15. Transport in buildings. 16. Urban facilities. Basic principles:Water, electricity, sewer system, illumination. STRUCTURES I I. ELASTICITY 1. Fundamental concepts and hypotheses 2. Stress 3. Strain 4. Elastic behavior of materials 5. Yield functions
  8. 8. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT II. STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 6. Simple beams 7. Axial force 8. Bending moment 9. Shear force and bending moment 10. Axial force and bending moment 11. Deflections of Beams 12. Statically indeterminate beams 13. Buckling 14. Torsion III. SOIL MECHANICS 15. Resistance of soils to shear 16. Lateral pressure of the soil CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS II 1. Fundamentals of materials 2. General overview of construction materials 3. Structural concrete. Mix design. Components. Characteristic and control 4. Metals. Characteristics and Control 5. Polymers 6. Facings 7. Compound materials EQUIPMENT FOR WORKS, INSTALLATIONS AND AUXILIARY MEANS 1. Generalities. Costs and maintenance. 2. Planning of equipment location 3. Electricity on site. 4. Internal combustion motors. 5. Compressors and machines activated by compressed air 6. Applied hydraulics. Electric motors. 7. Drive trains. 8. Nature and behavior of the ground. Preparatory studies 9. Earth loading machines. Productivity. 10. Stationary load machines. 11. Planning diggers. 12. Transportation equipment outside the works. 13. Deep foundations. 14. Crane tower. 15. Telescopic cranes. 16. Concrete equipments. 17. Auxiliary equipments.
  9. 9. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES I. CONCEPTS OF THE THEORY OF STRUCTURES 1. Structures in Engineering 2. Basic concepts of the theory of structures 3. Graphic Statics II. TRUSSES 4. Trusses. Generalities 5. Statically determinate trusses. Calculation of internal forces 6. Trusses. Calculation of displacements 7. Statically indeterminate trusses III. FRAMED STRUCTURES 8. Internal forces in a beam 9. Slope-deflection method in framed structures 10. Simplifications in symmetrical structures IV. MATRIX ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES 11. Introduction to matrix analysis of structures 12. Coordinate Systems. Elementary stiffness matrices 13. The stiffness method 14. Non- nodal loads ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS I. INTRODUCTION TO THE PROJECT IN CONSTRUCTION. 1. Drawing and representation of the architectural object in 2D. 2. Several measurements of constructive, architectural and furniture elements. 3. Examples. Graphic representation in 1:200, 1:100 and 1:50 scales. II. HAND TECHNIQUES OF GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION FOR ARCHITECTURE. 4. Introduction to the theory of light and shade. Colour. 5. Techniques: Graphite and charcoal, ink, coloured pencils and watercolor. III. THE ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL. 6. The architectural detail. Types. 7. Representation of architectural details in 2 and 3 dimensions. 8. Relevant aspects that influence the design of architectural details. SAFETY AND PREVENTION 1. Work and health conditions 2. Current situation and legislation in Spain. 3. Statistics of sinistrality. 4. RD. 1627/97. Minimum health and safety conditions in works. 5. Individual and collective protection equipments.
  10. 10. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 6. Safety in demolitions. 7. Safety in earth work. Castings 8. Safety in structures of reinfoerced concrete. 9. Safety in sidings and covers. 10. Safety in: facilities inside buildings. 11. Auxiliary means and their Safety. 12. Elevation appliances. 13. Manual tools and works machinery. 14. Electrical risk in works. THIRD YEAR MEASUREMENT, BUDGET AND VALUATION I. GENERAL CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS 1. Introduction and general concepts. 2. Measurement of works. 3. Prices of the project: Budgets. II. EXECUTION OF MEASUREMENTS 2. Demolitions. 3. Conditioning of land and earth work. Foundations. Reparation. Structure. Masonry. Covers. Facilities. Isolations. Linings. Carpentry. Glasses. Paintings. Decoration. Urbanization. Safety and health III. ECONOMIC CONTROL 4. Works Contracts. 5. Certifications. 6. Liquidation of works. 7. Revision of prices CONSTRUCTION SITES ORGANIZATION, PLANNING AND CONTROL OF BUILDING I. GENERALITIES. 1. Introduction. Concepts 2. Management, programming and control of works 3. Applied graphics and diagrams 4. OPERATIVE RESEARCH II. LINEAR PROGRAMMING. 5. Linear Programming: graphic method III. PROGRAMMING SYSTEMS THROUGH GRAPHS. 6. Graphs theory, programming and generalities 7. Calculation of times and slack
  11. 11. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 8. Probability of deadlines in PERT 9. Cost–time relationship 10. Leveling of resources 11. Method Roy 12. Introduction to the computer program Project IV. MANAGEMENT AND DETAILED PROGRAMMING OF WORKS. 13. General management of works 14. Management documents 15. General programming and works stages 16. Study of movements, times and activities 17. The construction company 18. Economic and financial control. Adjustment of prices 19. General control CONSTRUCTION III 1. Roof 2. Façades 3. Partitions 4. Carpentry 5. Linings 6. Building-land link OFFICES OF ARCHITECTURE 1. Concept and forms of the technical office. 2. The architectural technician 's historical evolution. 3. Projects. Types of projects, definition, phases of definition of work, contractual documents. 4. Project documentation. Briefing in the architectural project, plans, sheet of technical specifications, budgets. 5. Setting out and earth work. Priming, cut and fill. 6. Foundations. Plans. Knowledge of the land, choice of foundations, representation, table of footings and specifications, dimensioning, reinforcements, disassembly of steel framework, technical control of foundations. 7. Structures. Plans. Reinforced concrete, types of structures, symbology and representation, dimensioning, typology of structural elements, steel framework placement, concreting. 8. Masonry. Plans. Floor plans, representation of vertical adjoining elements, recesses, surface of illumination and ventilation of rooms and stairways, dimensioning, useful and built areas, technical controls.
  12. 12. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 9. Facilities. Plans. Plumbing and sanitation , introduction, electricity and heating, electrification and power degrees, calculation of wirings, isolations, protection, ground plans and outlines, special facilities. 10. Finishes. Plans, carpentry specifications definition, plaster/render, painting, flooring and tiling. STRUCTURES II I. DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS 1. Introduction to design of Concrete and Steel Structures 2. Actions on building structures II. REINFORCED CONCRETE 3. Introduction to structural concrete 4. Ultimate Limit State: bending and axial force 5. Ultimate Limit State: buckling 6. Ultimate Limit State: shear 8. Ultimate Limit State: puching shear 7. Bond behavior of reinforcement concrete 8. Serviceability Limit State: cracking 9. Serviceability Limit State: deformation III. STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS 10. Shallow Foundation: spread footing 11. Retaining Walls 12. Horizontal Framework Structures (roof structures) IV. STEEL STRUCTURES 13. Introduction to Steel Structures 14. Strength of Sections and Bars 15. Design of Joints: Welded and Bolted Connections BUILDING RESTORATION, REHABILITATION AND MAINTENANCE I. THEORY AND HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURAL RESTORATION 1. Terminology and basic concepts. 2. The origins of the concept and of the history of restoration. 3. Eugenie Viollet-le-Duc: stylistic restoration. 4. John Ruskin: the anti-restoration movement. 5. Luca Beltrami and the “restauro storico.”. 6. Camilo Boito and the “restauro moderno”. Gustavo Giovannoni and the scientific “restauro”. 7. Brandi, Pane and Bonelli: the “restauro critico”. II. RESTORATION IN CURRENT TIMES. 8. Towards a methodology of active preservation. 9. False Historical and False Architectural.
  13. 13. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 10. Previous studies and multidisciplinary team. 11. The Master Plan. Special Protection Plans. III. LEGISLATION, LETTERS AND INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF HERITAGE. 12. Current Spanish legislation: 13. Letters and International Agreements: 14. Cultural Heritage in the Council of Europe. Texts, concepts and concordances. Agreements. IV. MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS. 15. Building Record, comments. Use and maintenance. LEGAL ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTION I. INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND CIVIL LAW 1. The Law and its sources 2. Person, Juridical Business and Representation 3. Things. 4. Real rights. 5. Possession 6. Horizontal Property. 7. Laws on Easment. 8. Laws on Surface 9. Laws on Mortgage. 10. Registration of Property 11. Registry Modifications. 12. Contracts 13. Town planning and development Law II. ADMINISTRATIVE LAW CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION 14. Introduction to Administrative Law. 15. Urban development Law and land régime. 16. Urban development planning. 17. Planning Execution. 18. Licenses and Authorizations. 19. Protection of Urban development Legality and Discipline. 20. Urban development expropriations. 21. Public domain and easement. III. CRIMINAL INVOLVEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION. 22. Introduction to Criminal Law. 23. Indictment types in construction.
  14. 14. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT OPTIONAL ADVANCED SURVEYING 1. Applications of Photogrametry 2. Principles of Architectural Photogrametry 3. Photogrametric take 4. Photogrametric surveying Project. II. GEOMATICS 5. Gathering and recording of data in field. 6. Computer data processing 7. Digital model of Land. DLM 8. Design of works. 9. Setting out and creation of maps III. POSITIONING SYSTEMS. GPS. 10. GPS Applications and System 11. GPS tools and observation technicques 12. Observation planning and observation in field 13. Calculation and Compensation VI. GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS. CADASTRAL APPLICATIONS 14. Geographical Information Systems 15. General notions on Cadaster 16. Cadastral geographical information systems 17. Applications of Geographical Information Systems. ArcView, ArcGis BUILDING'S QUALITY MANAGEMENT 1. Reasons for quality 2. Fundamental principles of quality 3. Quality in construction 4. ISO 9000 Normalized systems 5. Infrastructure of quality 6. Tools for quality Preventive Descriptive Of continuous improvement PREMANUFACTURED CONSTRUCTION 1. Introduction to industrialization. 2. Production of elements. 3. Handling of elements. 4. Dimensional coordination. 5. Dimensions, tolerance and errors.
  15. 15. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 6. Construction typology. 7. Beams and supports. 8. Unions among prefabricated elements 9. Prefabricated suspended floors: horizontal panels, parts in Π o T. 10. Unilay concrete panels. 11. Concrete “sandwich” panels. 12. Joints among prefabricated elements: ventilated, sealed and closed. 13. Calculation of Joints. 14. Finishing touches in prefabricated concrete elements. 15. Prefabricated construction COMPUTER-ASSISTED ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING Several computer-assisted design programs are teaching in this module, as Allplan FT 16, ArchiCAD v.7 and Rhinoceros v.4.0. STEEL STRUCTURES 1. Generalities on metallic constructions. 2. Calculation bases 3. Parts exposed to traction. 4. Parts exposed to compression. 5. Parts exposed to flexion 6. Calculation of parts requested to torsion. 7. Parts of conformed foil. 8. Calculation of welded and bolted unions. 9. Typology of bays. 10. Buildings with metallic structure. COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLIED FOR CONSTRUCTION I. FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE 1. Fundamentals of Computers 2. Introduction to operating systems 3. Introduction to Programming Languages 4. Introduction to databases 5. Introduction to networking: Internet II. COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLIED TO CONSTRUCTION 6. Evolution of computers in graphic engineering 7. Applications of CAD-CAM-FALL systems 8. Physical implementation of infographic systems 9. Acquisition and transfer of information 10. Introduction to Domotics (the computerized home) 11. Introduction to Project timing
  16. 16. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT AIR CONDITIONING FACILITIES 1. Thermal comfort 2. Calculation of thermal loads 3. Refrigerating cycle 4. Systems of air conditioning. 5. Ventilation (free-cooling). Recycling of heat. Radiant floor 6. Calculation of ducts 7. Calculation of pipes TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES I. INTRODUCTION TO TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND SERVICES 1. General concepts 2. Terrestrial television 3. Satellite television 4. Cable television 5. Telephony 6. Access Control and other services II. SHARED TELECOMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURES IN HOUSE BUILDINGS 7. Available services 8. Distribution Networks 9. Normative on shared Telecommunication infrastructures (ICT). Precincts, Canalizations and Registries 11. The ICT Project 12. The Installation Bulletin / ICT Certification 13. Telecommunication facilities in residential areas and industrial parks 14. Types of Networks and Supported Services 15. Carrier Networks on Pair cable 16. Network Elements and Specific Infrastructure for HFC Networks 17. Network Elements and Specific Infrastructure for FO in Subscriber's loop 18. The Installation Project INTERIOR DESIGN 1. Concept and forms of Interior Design 2. The architectural technician's duties in tasks of Interior Design in histirical of the architectural technician. 3. Opening projects. Legislation, types of projects, definition, phases of definition of projects, complete structuring of projects. 4. Project documentation. Briefing in the opening project; plans; sheet of technical specifications; budgets.
  17. 17. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT 5. Plans. Masonry, finishes, textures. Floor plans; representation of decorative elements; surface of illumination and ventilation of premises’ elements and stairways; dimensioning; useful and built surfaces; technical controls. 6. Facilities. Plans. Facilities which the architectural technician can project, floor plans and outlines, special facilities. 7. Finishes. Plans, definition, textures, interior finishes, materials, setting-up. INTRODUCTION TO URBANISM 1. The city. History and evolution of the urban shape. 2. Planning. Juridical régime of the land. 3. Public and private space. Structurating elements of the urban space. 4. Town planning elements and infrastructures. GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING I. GARDENING. 1. Concept and evolution of the garden. 2. Styles of gardens 3. Spanish gardening 4. Vegetable elements of gardening: flower plants, bushes, trees, lawns. 5. Garden projects 6. Check-list for the project 7. Different elements of the garden 8. Garden facilities II. LANDSCAPING. 9. Formation of the landscape 10. Perception of the landscape 11. Landscape Inventory and cartography 12. Quality and visual fragility of the landscape 13. Landscape conservation PATHOLOGY IN BUILDING 1. Introduction and generalities 2. Auxiliary equipment 3. Pathology of foundations 4 Pathology of structural elements 5. Enclosure pathology. Facades 6. Pathology of deckings 7. Pathology of facilities
  18. 18. Arquitecto Técnico Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Civil UPCT PATHOLOGY AND STRENGHTENING OF STRUCTURES 1. Evaluation of damages and residual resistant capacity. 2. Damages in structures. 3. Corrosion in reinforcements. 4. Information Tests. 5. Repair materials and reinforcement. 6. Pathology and repair of foundations. 7. Pathology and strengthening of columns. 8. Pathology and strengthening of beams. 9. Pathology and strengthening of suspended floors. 10. Introduction to prestressed concrete. 11. Design methods of of suspended floors. 12. Pathology and strengthening of suspended floors. 13. Load tests PLANNING AND BUILDING CONTROL 1. Integrated Project management: Systems Engineering and Integrated Project Administration. Strategic. approach. 2. Definition and Purpose of Works. Types of Works 3. Considerations before the beginning of Works. Preparatory studies 4. Start of Works. Phases of the Construction Process. Works startup plan 5. Works Administration: Fundamental Concepts 6. Planning and Control of Works. PERT, GANTT, ROY Systems 7. Safety and Quality in Construction VALUATIONS OF BUILDING I. THE REAL ESTATE MARKET. 1. Introductory notes 2. The housing demand 3. The housing supply 4. The housing market II. REAL ESTATE VALUATION. 5. Introduction 6. Method of market comparison 7. Method of replacement cost 8. Residual method 9. Method of capitalization of yields III. THE VALUATION REPORT. 10. Mortgage valuation 11. Cadastral valuation 12. Urban development valuation