TANCET Architecture Syllabus.
TANCET Architecture Syllabus 2014 TamilNadu CET i.e TANCET is an exam conducted by Anna University. TANCET means (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) 2014 for admission to MBA, MCA, M.E./M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan programme in Tamil Nadu. The test is conducted at various centers through out the country.
TANCET Architecture Syllabus
i) Building Materials, Construction and Technology : Lime, Brick, Stone, Clay products; Timber, Industrial timber; Paints and varnishes, Concrete, Special concrete and light weight concrete; Ferrous metals; non ferrous metals; Glass; Plastics; Eco friendly materials; Thermal insulation materials and acoustic materials. Construction techniques and practices using the above listed materials; Damp and water proofing; Pest control;; Construction systems and equipment; Pre- stressed concrete and Tensile Structures; Grids domes; folded plates; Flat Slabs. Low cost construction & appropriate technologies.
ii) History of Architecture : Indian architecture- Hindu and Islamic; Indo Saracenic; Secular architecture of the princely states; Colonial and Post Independence Architecture; Works of masters such as Charles Correa; B V Doshi; Ananth Raje; Raj Rewal; Laurie Baker; Nari Gandhi; Kanvinde. Western architecture- Ancient Greek and Rome; Early Christian; Gothic and Renaissance; Baroque; Neo Classicism; Chicago School and development of skyscraper; Modern architecture: Art and Crafts; Art Noveau; Expressionism and Cubism; Bauhaus; International style; Post Modernism and De constructivism; Critical Regionalism; Theories and projects of F L Wright; Le Corbusier; Gaudi; Gropius; Aalto; Mies; Eisenmann; Zaha Hadid; Soleri; Hasan Fathy; Ando; Bawa; Gehry; Libeskind; Toyo Ito; Louis Khan; Tschumi; Greg Lynn; Assymptote.
iii) Theory and principles of Architecture : Elements and ordering principles; Organisation of form and space; Design methodology and Creative thinking; Pattern language; Contemporary process: Diagrams, Shape grammar, fractals, Digital hybrid, Liquid architecture.
iv) Building Services :Water supply and distribution systems; water and waste management; Sewerage system; Electrical systems; Illumination and lighting; Air conditioning; Fire Safety; building automation and IBMS.
v) Building Science : Climate responsive architecture; design of solar shading devices; acoustics & building design; Architecture & Energy- Active & passive solar architecture, Day lighting & natural ventilation, Landscape designs; Landscape & environment control.
vi) Housing, Urban Design and Town Planning :National Housing Policy; Indra Awas Yogana; Housing standards; housing projects in India; Urban morphology of early and contemporary cities; Case Studies on urban revitalisation from developed and developed economies; Planning concepts- Patrick Geddes, Ebeneezer Howard, Le Corbusier, C A Perry; Urban planning, regional planning and Urban renewal in the Indian context.