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) of Architectural Engineering

  1. Have ability to propose reasonably acceptable, sustainable and innovative solutions of routine projects and 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 (PLOs) of Architectural Engineering

  1. Engineering and Architectural Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of engineering fundamentals, architecture fundamentals, mathematics, building physics and allied sciences in the field of architectural engineering to the sustainable solution of complex architectural engineering problems.
  2. Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate and analyze complex architectural engineering problems reaching validated conclusions using architectural and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/Development of Solutions: An ability to design solutions for complex architectural engineering problems and design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, societal, ethical, health, safety and sustainability.
  4. Investigation: An ability to investigate complex architectural engineering problems in a systematic way including literature survey, design & conduct of experiments, analysis & interpretation of experimental data and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.
  5. Modern Tool Usage: An ability to select and apply the techniques, skills, modern engineering and IT tools necessary for architectural engineering practice.
  6. The Engineer and Society: An ability to understand the role of architectural engineers in professional practice for societal issues in terms of health, safety, economic, legal and cultural aspects.
  7. Environment and Sustainability: An ability to assess the contemporary issues related to sustainable development to suggest solutions in the context of environment and sustainability.
  8. Ethics: To understand professional and ethical responsibility and apply in architectural engineering practice.
  9. Individual and Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: An ability to communicate effectively.
  11. Project Management: An ability to apply managerial skills as a member or leader in a team to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.
  12. Life-long Learning: An ability to recognize importance of continuing education and staying up to date in the context of innovation and technological developments related architectural engineering profession.

 

    Mapping PEOs to PLOs

    Sr.

    Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

    Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

    PEO-1

    PEO-2

    PEO-3

    1

    Engineering and Architectural 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