Building upon knowledge developed in ARCH 271, students will investigate various interior and exterior enclosure systems, with an emphasis on materials such as concrete and steel. Student will study the principles of these materials from individual structural characteristics, industry uniqueness, to industry uses. This course will investigate in detail sitecast and precast concrete framing systems, concrete reinforcing and detailing, and steel framing systems and detailing. Also included in this course are site planning (interpolation and grading), traditional and innovative roofing systems, building accessibility and traditional construction drawing documentation – project manuals/specifications.
Prerequisites: ARCH 271, CAD 183, MATH 103 (minimum)or permission of instructor
3 credits (1 lecture hour, 4 laboratory hours), spring semester