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 (PEOs)
To be achieved by the graduates after five years of graduation.

    • Have fundamental engineering knowledge and concepts in various building areas including Architecture, Structure, HVAC, Lighting & Illumination, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy Efficiency, Materials, Construction & Management and have established expertise in any of these fields.
    • Have knowledge to solve complex engineering problems with systematic approach and suggest multiple solutions considering aspects of economy and sustainability.
    • Have capacity to use modern engineering and Information Technology tools for investigation and analysis of problems.
    • Be capable of working efficiently as team leaders, as team members and independently or as self-employer with effective communication skills, management techniques and professional ethics.
    • Aware of the continuous development & growth in innovation & technical knowledge and also step into Research and Development (R&D) effectively for self-improvement and societal benefits.

    Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) of Architectural Engineering

    1. Engineering Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
    9. Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.
    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.
    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.
    12. Life-long Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursuing life-long learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

    Mapping PEOs to PLOs

    Sr.

    Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

    Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

    PEO-1

    PEO-2

    PEO-3

    PEO-4

    PEO-5

    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