Building Technology

Topics: Plumbing, Toilet, Plumbing fixture Pages: 7 (1481 words) Published: August 13, 2013
KUMASI POLYTECHNIC
FACULTY OF BUILT AND NATURAL EVIRONMENTS
DEPARTMENT: BUILDING Technology
COURSE- INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT
INDEX NO: BUT05110008
NAME: ADU - GYAMPO BISMARK
ATTACHMENT AT -H.F.C. HOUSING PROJECT AT TEMA COMMUNITY 25 WITH BISBELL PLUMBING SERVICES PERIOD: 25TH JUNE - 9TH AUGUST 2012

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TABLE OF Content
TITLE PAGES

1. INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………..1 i. BACKGROUND INFORMATION………………………..1
2. DEFINITION TERMS……………………………………………..2 3. LIST OF ABREVIATIONS……………………………………...3 4. SCHEDULE OF WORK………………………………………4 - 7 5. BENEFITS TO STUDENTS…………………………………..…8 6. PROBLEMS /CHALLENGES/OPPORTUNITIE…………..9

7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION…………….....10
8. REFERENCES…………………………………………………….11 9. APPENDIX……………………………………………….12 -15

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DEFINITION OF TERMs
* Trap- a fitting or an integral part of an appliance designed in such a way to retain a body of water, thus preventing the passage of foul air and also debris that could block the discharge pipe. * Seal- this is the depth of water contained in a trap.

* Cisterns- a container that contain or store water

* Siphon- this is the creation of vacuum to draw out water.

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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

W.S.P- WORKER SERVICE PROVIDER
N.G.O- NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION
B.P.S- BISBELL PLUMBING SERVICE
M.W.W.H- MINISTRY OF WATER, WORKS AND HOUSING
W.R.M.A- WATER RESOURCE MANAGENT AUTHORITY
G.W.C.L- GHANA WATER COMPANY LIMITED H.F.C.H- HFC HOUSING PROJECT T.D.C- TEMA DEVELOPMENTAL CO-ORPEATION

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INTRODUCTION
To fully be an eligible student to have taken an HND in Building Technology and to have under gone a full training is to take up an industrial attachment in any of the field related Building engineering. Therefore in this regard I undertook my attachment in Bisbell Pluming Services in Tema. A plumbing company, that had the contract of providing and installing sanitary appliances as well as laying out the drainage systems at the h.f.c. housing project at Tema community 25, along the prampam, dodowa road just about 100meters after the kpone barrier. Here is my report, in this report is clouded the duties I undertook, what I learnt as well as the challenges. The attachment commenced on 20th June 2012. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The h.f.c. Bank identified the real estate sector as a profit creation center in doing business as well as providing quality and affordable houses for its customers. In fulfilling this objective, it has acquired lands all over the country, building 4 to 2 bedrooms semi detach residential buildings, at community 25 is such project being undertaken in Tema. These buildings are being sold to its customer and the general public at flexible paying terms. At community 25 the plot used are fully serviced plots with water, electricity, sewage and telephone all already in place at site to enhance connectivity to this facilities upon completion of the buildings.

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SHEDULE OF WORK OR ACTIVITIES
In my one and half month of attachment with bisbell plumbing services I participated in undertaken the following activities. NUMBER| WORK| PEROID|
1| Data Entry| 1ST Week (25TH JUNE ̵ 3TH JULY)|
2| Fixing of sanitary appliances| 2ND ̵ 6TH Week (4TH JUNE ̵ 31ST JULY)| 3| Recording of damage or faulty appliances| 7TH Week ( 2ND ̵ 8TH JULY)|

1. DATA ENTERY OR PREPARING OF TABLE OF SHEDULE FOR PLUMBING WORK I was shown how to enter or prepare schedules for plumbing work for a proposed building. This table of schedule gives the actual representation of the size, quantity and the type of pipes needed for the plumbing work. This table spells out all the features of the plumbing work to be done and recommendation...

References: 1) Construction Technology ( R. Chudley, volume 2, 1989 )
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