Course code LAA216

LAA216 Construction Technique

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Course responsible: Kristin Marie Berg
Teachers: Ragna Berg, Jorun Hovind, Jenny Blandina Osuldsen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Maximum of 30
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course is structured as a series of lectures that support students' work on one short assignment and a project. Material science, engineering constructive solutions and the design and construction process are emphasized. Selected lectures and a task is shared with LAA215 construction design. It is referred to the relevant literature and project examples. Students must search in literature, websites and project examples. Guidiens will be givend individual or in groups.
Learning outcome:

Knowledge: Students can develop creative design solutions for various items, vegetation and materials used in green areas,  the structural requirements for materials normally used at different load / use, including foundations. They have knowledge about appropriate use of materials in green areas. 

Skill: The ability to find creative solutions should be shown through project: the tender documents drawings, technical description NS3420, work program and self-regulation of project process.

General competence: Innovative solutions are related to knowledge and skills, with independent acquirement of new knowledge and new skills. To plan and implement various tasks and detailed planning in line with professional ethical standards.

Learning activities:
Lectures, field trips, short assignments, project work, group work and supervision.
Teaching support:
Supervision in groups.
Holgersen og Dam, Bæfestelser i anleggsgartneriet. ISBN 97-7387-0366. Zimmermann, Constructing landskape, materials, techniques, struktural components. ISBN 978-3-7643-8600-9. Støttelitteretur: div. håndbøker fra Vegvesenet, diverse Byggdetaljblader fra Byggforskserien. NS3420 \"grunn og terrengarbeider\" og \"rigg og drift\" It is not a formal theoretical curriculum in the subject.
An approved 2 1/2 year study in Landscape engineering from NMBU or other educational institutions, or the equivalent. An approved two-year basic block in Landscape Architecture from NMBU or the equivalent. .
Recommended prerequisites:
LAA115/LAA221/LAA233 and LAD100.
Mandatory activity:
One hand-in assignment with LA-students. 100% participation at oral reviews and excursions - absence requires a Medical certificate. 80% participation in other compulsory activities and mandatory guidance. 
Project assignment is evaluated. Marks A-F. Students can obtain different marks in this project assignment based on the criteria effort and participation in Project work. Other compulsory activities listed on the Schedule, must only be approved as passes - not passed. 
Nominal workload:
Total workload: 250 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Whith LAA215, 5 ECTS. It granted an exempt public task and a excursion.
Type of course:
Lectures and seminars: about 40-45 hours. Workshop/review sessions: 20-25 hours. Field work and excursions: 10-16 hours. Supervision:about 2 hours/student.
Costs of compulsory field trips will be covered by NMBU.

Internal examiners / Teachers approve one short assignment as passed - not passed

Subject responsible teacher approve other compulsory activities.

External examiner in collaboration with internal examiner assess the assignement. 

Examination details: Portfolio: Letter grades