ECTS - Construction Engineering and Management

Construction Engineering and Management (CE430) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Construction Engineering and Management CE430 3 0 0 3 5.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Saman Aminbakhsh
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of the course is to provide an overall understanding of the stages, parties and the elements involved, starting from the initial concept to the design, leading to the construction and the operation of various structures.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understanding of the role and the contribution of Project Management in Construction Engineering
  • Compatibility in interpreting design information into construction planning and execution
  • A thorough understanding of the role and the importance of Quality Assurance and Control complying with the Standards, Codes, Rules and Regulations
  • Understanding of the need for the implementation and the diligent execution of Health, Safety and Environmental protection provisions
  • Understanding of the value of time, the amount time necessary for and the timing of the sequence of events in construction activities
Course Content Contracting and biding, planning and scheduling, estimating and project control, productivity models and construction econometric and an introduction to construction machinery engineering fundamentals description, types, selection criteria and output cost analysis of basic construction equipment.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Construction Engineering and Management
2 An analysis of the processes and the stages involved within Project Management
3 An overview of the necessities and the needs for building structures and the expected benefits from their operations and the Feasibility Analysis
4 Understanding the variety of roles involved in the construction of a structure and their corresponding responsibilities
5 Notification of the need for obtaining Construction Services; Tenders, Bidding and Contract Types
6 Design, Technical Specifications and the ruling Standards and/or Codes as the source of information for all construction activities
7 Cost and Man-hour Estimations, Quantity Calculations, Activity Breakdown, Production Planning and the Budget based on the Design Information
8 Cost and Man-hour Estimations, Quantity Calculations, Activity Breakdown, Production Planning and the Budget based on the Design Information
9 Sequences of Construction: Site Planning and Preparation, Mobilization and Procurement, Supervision and Documentation
10 Creating the Teams of Construction: Definition of the duties and the responsibilities of all personnel and the estimation of their workload
11 Quality Assurance and Control throughout the Construction Period, Testing and Reporting
12 Understanding and the Implementation of the pertinent Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Provisions
13 Preparation, contents and the submission procedures of the Bill of Quantities
14 Service Life Monitoring of the structures, operational management, planning and execution of all repair and maintenance activities
15 Final Exam Period
16 Final Exam Period


Course Book 1. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, Robert L Peurifoy and Clifford J. Schexnayder, ISBN-13: 978-0073401126
Other Sources 2. Derste dağıtılacak olan dokümanlar.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 15
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge in these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 Ability to formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. X
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively. X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8 Awareness of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9 Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development. X
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 20 20
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 12 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 16 16
Total Workload 138