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Basics of Building Construction (3 cr)

Code: IR10021-3001

General information


15.08.2022 - 30.09.2022


29.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 60

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering


  • Jani Huovinen

Teacher in charge

Jani Huovinen


  • IRNS22
    Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction, Full-Time Studies, Fall, 2022


During this study unit You will
- know how to use different sources of information in the construction industry
- use and read drawing markings
- be able to use and apply different terminology in the construction industry
- know the basic structures of a detached house, the most typical building components and their nomenclatures
- know the most typical building materials and their uses
- know the basic concepts of building physics


The content of the study unit
- construction data sources, plans and drawings
- parts of the building
- the most typical structural components and their nomenclatures (substructure and foundations, subfloor, intermediate and upper floor, aquifer, external walls and partitions, supplementary structures)
- building materials
- basic concepts of building physical design

Evaluation scale