A conceptual introductory course which acquaints students with the materials and assemblies encountered in project work from Divisions 1-9 of the Masterformat. Reviews how physical properties of the materials are derived and how these properties are implemented in the construction project. Reviews how to select, handle, purchase, and measure materials as part of the project technical/management team.
This is an introductory level technology course, which introduces students to the basic construction materials, and assemblies that are fundamental to most construction projects. It acquaints the student with the physical and chemical properties, the manufacturing process of various materials, and the way they are implemented in a project. This term includes the first ten divisions of the Master Format, namely; Div. 1., General Requirements, Div. 2 Earthworks, Div. 3 Concrete Work & Reinforcing Steel, Div. 4 Masonry, Div. 5 Metals, Div. 6 Wood & Plastics, Div. 7 Thermal & Moisture Protection, (the envelope), Div. 8 Windows & Doors, Div. 9 Finishes, Div. 10 specialties, as well as some of the site documentation and organization work which is difficult to separate from the construction process.
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