ARCH-1222 : Architectural Graphics-II

3 Credits ,6 Hours/Week

Execution of mechanical perspective; Introduction to shades, shadows and reflections; Presentation & rendering. Execution of single view drawings such as Axonometric drawings, mechanical perspectives; Introduction to shades, shadows and reflections; Presentation & rendering. Presentation techniques in various media.

ARCH-1122 : Design-I

6 Credits ,12 Hours/Week

Study of human senses and their relationship to design. Exercises in two-dimensional basic composition with points, straight and curved lines and pure geometric shapes. Study of scale, order, balance, proportion, Rhythm, axis, solid-void relationship, symmetry, movement, flexibility, harmony, hierarchy, datum etc. in various media. Introduction of colour schemes.
Understanding of forms in nature; Study of nature to understand the basic principles of design. Relationship of Form and Space in three dimensions. Basic composition with colour schemes; Lines, planes, primary forms and other geometric forms.

Ph-1621          PHYSICS

3Credits      3Hours/Week

Part-A: Thermal Physics:- Kinetic theory of gases: Kinetic calculation of pressure, Temperature and energy, Ratio of specific heats, Atomicity of gas molecules, Mean free path; Equation of state: Van der Waal’s equation of state, Critical constants, Van der Waals constant; Thermal conductivity: Rectilinear, cylindrical and spherical flow of heat, Heat flow through compound walls. Accretion of ice on ponds; Thermodynamics: Zeroth law and first law of thermodynamics and their applications, Thermodynamic processes, Isothermal and adiabatic gas equation and work done, Reversible and irreversible processes; Second law of thermodynamics: The Carnot cycle; Entropy of a perfect gas.
Waves & Acoustics:- Wave motion: Types of wave motion, Expression for plane progressive wave, Energy calculation of stationary and progressive wave, Interference of sound wave, Beats, Doppler effect;. Oscillation: The simple harmonic wave equation and its solution, Composition of simple harmonic motion- Lissajou’s figures, Damped harmonic motion and its solution, Forced oscillation and resonance; Acoustics: Definition, Reverberation, Sabine’s reverberation formula and problem involving building acoustics.


Part-B: Optics:- Interference: Huygen’s principle, Young’s experiment, Coherent sources and it’s production methods, Analytical treatment of Interference, Interference due to thin films, Newton’s rings; Diffraction: Fresnel and Fraunhoffer diffraction, Fraunhoffer diffraction by single and double slit, Plane diffraction grating, Resolving and dispersive power of a grating; Polarization: Polarization by reflection, refraction and double refraction, Brewster’s law and Malus law, Elliptical and circular polarization of light.

ARCH-1721            Building and Finished Materials

2Credits  2 Hours/Week

PART-A: Building materials; Cement, Sand, Concrete, Stone, Brick, Timber, Steel etc., Their nature and use.
PART-B: Finish materials: Glass, Plastic, Terrazzo, Plaster, Roofing , Paint, Insulation etc., their nature and use;
Detail sketches.

ARCH- 1621           AESTHETICS AND DESIGN

2 Credits , 2 Hours/Week

Part-A: Introduction to the subject matter and purpose of aesthetics; Aesthetics in the realm of art and design, its relation to the common people. Aesthetics and the act of creation, Aesthetic knowledge as a system; Methods of aesthetics; Aesthetic activity, Essence and principal forms of aesthetics, Theoretical models of Aesthetics; Aesthetics as meta category - the Mood, Rasa and the Style; Psychology of perception and creation; Developments of ideas and their trends in the field of aesthetic activity, the concept and the Architectural concept, theory of criticism.

Part-B: Introduction; Definition of design; Basic theories of design related to use of point, line, plane, form, volume and space. Overview of theories and application of design proportion, scale and composition. Principles of spatial and formal organization. The source, generation and transformation of design elements, forms and spaces. Architectural design; Design methods; Design in nature; Man and design; Principles of Design; Elements of design, Architectural form, space, scale and proportioning system in relation to human perception and experiences.

ARCH-1521:   History of Architecture-I (Ancient Civilizations)

2 Credits,2 Hour/week

Part-A: Overview of the perceptual process of evolution in Architecture of ancient civilizations. Critical evaluation of
ancient Architecture and settlement design of Egyptian, Mesopotamian (Sumerian and Assyrian), Persian, Meso-
American, Aegean, Etruscan, Chinese, Japanese and Indus Valley Civilizations.
Part-B: Introduction to classical Architecture of Greece and Rome; Critical evaluation of the classical Architecture of
Greece and Rome from political, social and philosophical point of view. Study of the potentiality of classical
Architecture in formation of the ordering principles. Critical evaluation of Architecture of in Indian civilizations
political, social and philosophical point of view.