Academics

Department of Architectural Engineering & Design


undergraduate program

Offered Programs:

B.Sc. ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM
Program Vision
“To produce competent professionals for local and global building industry to meet emerging challenges of building sector with architectural and engineering knowledge of building systems and related research”.
Program Mission
“To give quality education in architectural engineering with innovative & multi-disciplinary approach for sustainable solutions to meet the requirements of building industry and societal benefits.”

Program Educational Objectives (PEO’s) of the B.Sc. Architectural Engineering

The PEO’s of the B.Sc. Architectural Engineering are stated as:

  1. Have ability to propose reasonably acceptable, sustainable and innovative solutions to (routine and complex) architectural engineering problems.
  2. Have attained position of leadership of a small section/team and enjoying good repute in terms of communication skills and professional ethics.
  3.  Continue to improve serviceable skills related to the profession through continuing education (higher education, participation in training courses, workshops, conferences, CPD courses, seminars).

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO’s) of Architectural Engineering

The PLO’s of B.Sc. Architectural Engineering are stated below;

    PLO-1

    Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

    PLO-2

    Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.

    PLO-3

    Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

    PLO-4

    Investigation: An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.

    PLO-5

    Modern Tool Usage: An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

    PLO-6

    The Engineer and Society: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.

    PLO-7

    Environment and Sustainability: An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of, and need for, sustainable development.

    PLO-8

    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.

    PLO-9

    Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.

    PLO-10

    Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

    PLO-11

    Project Management:  An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

    PLO-12

    Life-long Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

Mapping PEOs to PLOs

Mapping of PEOs to PLOs is given below;

Sr.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO-1

PEO-2

PEO-3

1

Engineering Knowledge

 

 

2

Problem Analysis

 

 

3

Design/Development of Solutions

 

 

4

Investigation

 

 

5

Modern Tool Usage

 

 

6

The Engineer and Society

 

 

7

Environment and Sustainability

 

 

8

Ethics

 

 

9

Individual and Team Work

 

 

10

Communication

 

 

11

Project Management

 

 

12

Life-long Learning

 

 


B.Sc. Architectural Engineering Curriculum


Semester 1

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

AE 100

Introduction to Architectural Engineering

1

-

AE 101

Surveying

2

1

IS 101

Islamic and Pak Studies-I

3

-

MA 102

Linear Algebra & Differential Eq.

3

-

AE 111

Building Materials & Construction-I

2

1

AE 141

Architectural & Engineering Drawing

1

2

Sub Total

 

16


Semester 2

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

HU 100L

Communication Skills

0

1

CS 101

Introduction to Computing

2

1

PHY 102

Physics for Architectural Engineers

2

1

PID/AE 107

Workshop on Model Making

0

1

AE 110

History of Building Technology

1

1

AE 112

Building Materials & Construction-II

2

1

AE 131

Mechanics of Structures-I

3

1

Sub Total

 

17


Semester 3

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

IS 201

Islamic and Pak Studies-II

3

-

MA 108/208

Engineering Mathematics

3

-

AE 211

Building Materials & Construction-III

2

1

AE 231

Mechanics of Structures-II

3

1

AE 241

Architectural Design-I

1

2

Sub Total

 

16


Semester 4

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

MA 215

Mechanics and Statistics

3

-

AE 221

Hydraulics for Architectural Engineers

2

1

AE 222

Environmental Control Systems

3

1

AE 232

Mechanics of Structures-III

3

1

AE 242L

Architectural Design-II

0

3

Sub Total

 

17


Semester 5

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

AE 321

Water Supply & Sanitation System for Buildings

3

1

AE 322

Electrical Systems for Buildings

2

1

AE 331

Structural Design-I

3

1

AE 341L

Architectural Design-III

0

1

AE 361

Geotechnical Engineering

3

1

CS 3

Computer Programming & Numerical Analysis

1

1

Sub Total

 

18


Semester 6

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

HU 300

Technical Report Writing

3

-

AE 323

Mechanical Systems for Buildings

3

1

AE 324

Lighting & Illumination

2

1

AE 332

Structural Design-II

3

1

AE 362

Foundation Engineering

3

1

Sub Total

 

18


Semester 7

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

AE 431

Computer Aided Structural Analysis

3

1

AE 432

Design of Steel Structures

3

1

AE 441

Integrated Building Design-I

-

2

AE 451

Estimation & Quantity Surveying

1

1

AE

Elective-I

1

1

AE 471L

Project

-

3

Sub Total

 

17


Semester 8

Course Code

Subject

Credit Hours

Th

Pr

AE 434

Structural Dynamics & EQ Engineering

3

1

AE 442

Integrated Building Design-II

1

2

AE 453

Construction Management

3

1

AE

Elective-II

1

1

AE 472L

Project

-

3

Sub Total

 

16


List of Elective Subjects

Course Code

Subject

CreditHours

Th

Pr

AE 433

Design of Concrete Structures

1

1

AE 435

Long Span Structures

1

1

AE 452

Project Risk Management

1

1

AE 454

Construction Project Scheduling

1

1

AE 411

Building Materials & Construction-IV

1

1

AE 412

Building Materials & Construction-V

1

1

AE 421

Plumbing Design for Buildings

1

1

AE 412

Energy Systems

1

1