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AMIE Syllabus of Architectural Engineering ( Section B )

AMIE Engineering Management

Group A

Management and Organisations

Management Process : Definition, planning organizing, directing, controlling, coordinating, types of management. Organisation Definition, planning, design and development, types of organizations.

Management planning and control : Classical, new classical and modern principles. General Management, scientific management, engineering, management, systems management.

Planning : Procedures, resources and constraints, objectives, goals, policies and procedures.

Control : Setting of reference or standards, appraisal or evaluation, monitoring and controlling, types of control.

Human resource planning and management, selection, recruitment, training, retraining, skill development, competence development, promotion and career development, participative management, trade unions, and collective bargaining, Management of Physical Resources

Plant : site selection procedures, factors affecting selection. Layout – types and relative merits and demerits, Maintenance – Objectives, different types of associated decisions, strategies for effective maintenance, computer applications.

Material : Functions, objectives, planning and control including inventory models with or without storage costs, price break ( excluding dynamic and probabilistic considerations ). Different classes of inventory. Material Requirement Planning ( MRP ).

Group B

Financial Management : Introduction to standard forms of financial statements, ie., balancesheet, profit and loss, and income statement. Fixed and current asset items. Fixed and current liability items. Linkage of two successive balance – sheets through income or profit and loss statement. Funds flow statement. Financial ratios and their implications.

Managerial Economics : Concepts, theory of production, marginal productivity and cost. Introduction to theory of firm.

Quality Management : Quality definition, quality planning, quality control and quality management, Total quality management, ISO 9000 systems, simple quality control techniques like control charts and acceptance sampling.

Marketing Management : Consumer behavior, market research, product design and development pricing and promotion.

Project Management : Introduction. Concept of a project, project management concepts, project simulation, cost or project and means of financing, economic evaluation criteria of the project, project implementation, project planning, scheduling and monitoring, project control ( PERT, CPM techniques including crashing ). Project evaluation.

Information Technology and Management : Role of information, management information system and decision support system, Information technology – introduction to e – business, ecommerce and integration tools like enterprise resource planning ( ERP ).

History of Architecture

Group A

Indian Architecture : Prehistoric and primitive architecture. Study of art and architecture in Indus Valley. Vedic village – social conditions and way of life. Rock – cut temples, viharas, caves, limitations of implements. Buddhist, Jain and Hindu architecture – reflection of religious thought and way of life.

Islamic Architecture : Cultural differences and similarities of local inhabitants and invaders. Influence of advanced technology – domes, arches, vaults, conversion of places of worship into new needs of invaders.

Study of early buildings in India expressing vigour in the form of buildings. Study of advancement of building technology and space conception in places like Bijapur, Mandu, Fatehpur Sikri.

Study of the examples of Moghul architecture such as tomb, forts and palaces, and the development of various provincial styles of architecture like Sudh, Bijapur, Gujarat, etc.

Group B

Foreign Architecture : Developments of styles and forms in Europe, Egypt, West Asia, Greek and Roman architecture. Developments in Renaissance and Boroque periods. Integration of indoor and outdoor frames, study of development of art forms with respect to cultural events.

Modern Architecture : Role of steel, RCC, aluminium, plastics, glass and timber technology in modern buildings. Modern skyscrapers, Chicago school works, Frank Lloyd, Macintosh, Le – Corbusier, Nervi, etc.

Building Services

Group A

Sanitation : Importance and basic approach. Location of sanitary units. House drainage system. Sewers – materials, workmanship, septic tanks, testing of drains, gradients, ventilation, local bye – laws, maintenance traps of various types. Planning and layout of lavatory blocks, different types of sanitary fittings and their installation, selection and testing of fittings. Layout of sewers and drains in various types of buildings.

Domestic Water Supply : Meter chambers, overhead and underground tanks, pump houses, installation, selection and testing of pressure fittings. Domestic hot water supply. Layout of water supply system in buildings of various types. Drainage, sewerage and sewage disposal : Sewage disposal systems for small projects, treatment plants, gas plants, disposal of refuse, incinerator, refuse disposal in high rise buildings, treatment of industrial refuse. Refuse and pollution problem. External drainage And sewerage systems.

Acoustics : Basic problems, criteria and terminology. Transmission of sound in rooms, speech privacy between offices, coefficient of sound absorption, noise reduction, co – efficient, classification and selection of acoustical materials, acoustics of auditorium, schools, religious buildings, recommendations for acoustical treatment.

Group B

Air – Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation : Different types of heating equipment, viz., radiators, converters, electric radiant panel heaters. Requirements of comfort conditions, temperature control, humidity control. Mechanical ventilation, plenum system, exhaust system, fans exhaust and blower fans, air filters of different types, air – conditioning plants and layout of ducts tor cinema, auditoriums, offices, hotels, etc.

Fire Fighting : Cause of fire, spread of fire, fire – fighting equipment and different methods of fire fighting, sprinklers, fire regulations and requirements of fire insurance, fire – fighting in high rise buildings.

Electrical Services : General distribution of electric power in towns, sub – stations for small schemes and industrial units, meter rooms, electrical installations in buildings, electrical wiring – different materials employed and specifications, electrical appliances and electrical services, earthing, bye – laws pertaining to electrical installations. Different types of artificial lighting systems. Lighting systems for residential buildings, public buildings, hotels, cinemas, hospitals, exhibition halls, libraries, schools, colleges, scientific laboratories, etc.

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