Tutor profile: Shraddha S.
Q. How to ensure safety on the site? Ans. The safety on the site can be ensured by following ways: 1. Checking Scaffolding 2. Used properly licensed and serviced machinery and equipment. 3. Personal protective equipment (variable according to the nature of work should be worn). 4. Maintain a security checklist. 5. Regular safety and health drills and training should be carried out. 6. Display and use clear indicative signages
Q. What are different types of foundations? Ans. Foundations used for construction can broadly be classified into two; i.e. shallow foundation or Deep foundation. Types of Shallow Foundations: 1. Isolated Spread Foundation 2. Wall Footing 3. Combined Footing 4.Cantiliver or Strap footing 5.Raft or Mat Foundation 6. Stepped Foundation 7. Grillage Foundation Types of Deep Foundation: 1.Pile Foundation 2. Pier Foundation 3. Caisson Foundation
Subject: Architectural Engineering
Q. What is Architectural Engineering? Ans. The profession that creates built environments and communities with the use of technology, social elements, and science is known as Architectural Engineering. This field is multi-disciplinary as it integrates construction, designing, scientific principles, and the environment. The design is focused to create value and impact on society while being sustainable. Alongside designing, economic viability is also focused upon.
Q. What is the difference between Architecture and Architectural Engineering? Ans. Whilst both fundamentally work towards resolving the same issues, of the creation of buildings, their roles are different. Architecture is a blend of art and technology. Artistic expressions are usually deeply rooted. Architecture revolves around the functional, spatial as well as aesthetics of the building. Architectural Engineering combines all aspects of building, designing, and construction. It consists of mechanical, electrical, structural drawings, acoustics. They are usually more technology-driven.
Subject: 2D Design
Q. What is 2D Designing and what are its advantages? Ans. 2D Designing or simply 2 Dimensional designing consists of components on two axes; i.e. X-Axis and Y-Axis. It helps in designing any given space efficiently and accurately. Any given modifications can be done easily. It can also be used as a blueprint for 3D visualizations.
Q. What is a CAD? Ans. Computer-Aided Design or CAD is designing with the help of a computer to primarily create, modify, or document an engineering design.
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