Residential Construction A.O.S.
Course DescriptionIntro Bldg Materials & Estimat
A thorough introduction to the basics of platform framing and the major concepts of balloon construction, post and beam construction, and manufactured housing. Emphasis directed to understanding the advantages and limitations of contemporary building materials and methods and their impact on the construction industry. Laboratory experiences culminate with a take-off list of materials required for the proper construction of a residential structure Prerequisite: RESC 106 or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester