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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2019-20

"Building Construction and Industrialized Construction" is an elective subject from the seventh semester of the Undergraduate Program in Civil Engineering. This subject is part of the Route 1 Elective Subjects ("Public Works"). In order to reach a satisfactory level of achievement it is recommended that the students are already proficient with the following competences:

  • Structural analysis of both statically determinate and indeterminate frames.
  • Design of steel structures and reinforced concrete structures.
  • Design of foundation structures and retaining walls.
  • Proficiency with the application of the Spanish and European standards for actions in buildings, steel structures and reinforced concrete structures.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

UA Basic Transversal Competences

  • CT-10 : Capacity to confront, plan and solve real problems demanded by society in the field of engineering.
  • CT-11 : Capacity to learn and apply new concepts and methods in an autonomous and interdisciplinary fashion.
  • CT-12 : Capacity to assimilate and adapt to the permanent evolution of technology when developing one's professional career.
  • CT-13 : Capacity to adopt the scientific method when planning and carrying out different academic and professional tasks.
  • CT-14 : Capacity for self-criticism needed to analyse and improve the quality of projects.
  • CT-7 : Capacity for oral and written exposition.
  • CT-8 : Capacity to plan tasks and commit oneself to satisfying goals and deadlines.
  • CT-9 : Capacity for group work.


Specific Competences (Specific Technology):>>Civil Construction

  • CEC-1 : Understand the typology and bases for the calculation of pre-fabricated elements and their application to fabrication processes.
  • CEC-2 : Understand the planning, calculation, construction and maintenance of building works as regards structure, finishes, installations and specific equipment.


Basic Transversal Competences

  • CB-2 : Students should know how to apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional manner and should have those skills that are usually reflected when preparing and defending arguments and solving problems in their field of study.
  • CB-3 : Students should have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) to give opinions that include a reflection on important, social, scientific, ethical matters, etc.
  • CB-4 : Students should be able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • CB-5 : Students should have developed the necessary learning skills to undertake later studies with a high level of autonomy.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

  • Applied knowledge for working in the field of building design and construction.
  • Competence for projecting and designing moderately complex structural elements from buildings.
  • Competence for working with multidisciplinar groups in the field of building design and construction.




Code: 33536
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught