Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
3+2 Architecture

Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 521 The complex installation systems in buildings Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 6 3 84

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
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Adopting basic knowledge on plumbing systems in buildings
Adopting basic knowledge on sewage systems in buildings
Adopting basic knowledge on electrical installations systems in buildings
Adopting basic knowledge on HVAC systems in buildings
Adopting basic knowledge on transportation systems in buildings
Adopting basic knowledge on security systems in buildings

  1. Water Supply: Water, Water Supply, Equipment, Pumps, Water Tanks, Household Water Supply, Water Pipes and Fittings; Size of Pipes, Flanges, Valve and Control, Hot Water Design and Zoning, Water Tank Capacities
  2. Fire Protection: Planning, High Rise Fire Safety, Stand Pipes and Hoses, Sprinklers. Storm Water System: Drainage, Roof Leader
  3. Plumbing System: Sanitary Drainage System, Elements of the Sanitary System, Pipes Fittings and Accessories, Traps, Vents, Air Gaps and Vacuum Breakers, Sanitary Drain, House Sewer, Inspection and Test.
  4. Sewage Disposal System: Several Types, Septic Tank, Sewage Disposal, Sewage Treatment
  5. Plumbing Fixtures: Water Closet, Lavatories, Bidets, Urinals, Bath Tube, Bathroom Accessories
  6. Principles Of Electricity: Electric Energy, Unit of Electric Current; The Ampere, Unit of Electric Potential; The Volt, Unit of Electric Resistance; The Ohm, Ohm\\\\\\\\
  8. Electrical System and Materials: Wiring: System Components, Economics of Material Selection, Energy Consideration, Electrical Equipment Rating, Interior Wiring System, Conductors, Conductor Ampacity, Conductor Insulation and Jackets, Copper and Aluminum Conductors, Flexible Metal Clad Cable, Conductors for General Wiring, Non Metallic Sheated Cable, Special Cable Types, Busway, Cable Bus, Flat Cable Assemblies, Cable Tray, Closed Raceways, Floor Raceways, Ceiling Raceway System, Prewired Ceiling Distributio
  9. Students Research Presentations
  10. Students Research Presentations
  11. Electrical Systems and Materials: Service and Utilization: Electric Service, Overhead Service, Underground Service, Underground Wiring, Service Equipment; Transformers, Service Equipment• Arrangements and Metering, Service Switch, Switches, Contactors, Special Switches, Circuit Protective Device, Switchboards and Switchgear, Unit Substation, Panelboards, Electric Motors, Motor Control, Receptacles, Switch Device, Outlet and Device Boxes, Lighting Protection System, Emergency/Standby Power Equipment.

  1. Electric Wiring Design: General Consideration, Load Estimating, System Voltage, Grounding and Ground Fault Protection, Design Procedure, Electric Spaces, Electric Closets, Equipment Layout, Application of Overcurrent Equipment, Branch Circuit Design, Alternative Wiring Techniques, Branch Circuit Design, Guidelines Residential, Load Tabulation, Panel Load Calculation, Riser Diagrams, Service Equipment and Switchboard Design, Emergency System.
  2. HVAC (Heating, Ventilating Air Conditioning). Metabolism, Thermal Equilibrium and Comfort, Regulation of the Thermal Environment, Criteria for Thermal Comfort, Indoor Humidity in Winter, Coping with Special Conditions, The Recycling of Air, Heat Loss Thermal Value of Walls and Roofs, Importance of Heat Conservation, Nature of Heat Flow, Heat Flow Through Homogenous Solids, Air Spaces, Effect of Air Motion, Transmission Through Building Units, Residential Heat Gain, Non Residential Heat Gain Calculations, Re
  3. Signal Systems: Private Residential System, Residential Fire Alarm Systems, Residential Intrusion Alarm Systems, Residential Television Antenna Systems, Residential Intercom and Sound System, Residential Telephone System, Non Coded Manual Stations, Coded Manual Stations, Sprinkler Alarms, Fire Protection, Non Coded Systems, Master Coded Systems, Zone Coded Systems, Dual Coded Systems, Selective Coded Systems, Office Building Private Telephone and Intercom Systems, Industrial Building Security Systems, Indus


    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Final Exam140
    Total: 90
    Learning outcomes
    • Understanding of the functionality and operation of the different building utility systems;
    • Ability to discuss issues regarding the architectural design with utility designers and to compromise;
    • Ability to monitor works related to the installation of the building utilities
    • Ability to fit full functionality of the utilities in architectural design
    • 1. George S. Salvan, Architectural Utilities 1, Plumbing and Sanitary, JMC PRESS, INC., 388 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City;
    • 2. George S. Salvan, Architectural Utilities 2, Electrical and Mechanical Equipments, JMC PRESS, INC., 388 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City;
    • 3. George S. Salvan, Architectural Utilities 3, Lighting and Acoustics, JMC PRESS, INC., 388 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16348
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)16232
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination60
    Total Workload: 84
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 3