BCN 1214 Materials and Methods of Construction - Basic Structure

This course teaches how various materials and construction methods associated with site construction; concrete, masonry, metals, and wood and plastics (MasterFormat sections 1-6); affect the construction cost, total life, and maintenance cost of a building. The merits of new materials and methods are introduced and compared to existing products and methods. The major focus is from a builder's perspective emphasizing proper installation procedures and processes.

3 credits