Building Design And Drawing (CV316)

Course Name: 

Building Design And Drawing (CV316)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(1-0-3) 3


Foundations; Doors and Windows; Stairs - proportioning and designing of different types of staircases for
residential and commercial buildings; Different types of roofs and trusses. Functional design of buildings:
To draw the line diagram, plan elevation and section and line sketches of different types of buildings
(school, hospital, hostel, residential, office etc.).
Introduction to AutoCAD.

Course Outcomes:
1. To develop an appreciation for understanding the essence of Building Design and Drawing, and its importance in Civil Engineering.
2. To apply basic skills acquired in Civil Engineering in the design of building components as part of Building Design and Drawing.
3. To develop capabilities for design of structural plans for the benefit of the community.
4. To develop capabilities for generating various types of building plans using AutoCAD.


1) Shah and Kale, Principles of Building Drawing 2) Sharma and Kaul, Text of building construction 3) B.C. Punmia, Building construction.

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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