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Building Construction for Mechanical Systems MSYS 2050

Mechanical Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course covers the principles of building construction encompassing the study of materials, processes and construction techniques involving wood frame and masonry concrete from footing, foundations, walls, floors to ceilings and roofs of which the functional construction design problems and presentation techniques are presented. Autodesk Revit Architecture is introduced to develop a building model illustrating how the building components integrate and interact.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$776.82

Course offerings

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of MSYS 2050 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 46527

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46527
  • Domestic fees $776.82
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:15 - 21:15 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$776.82

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Read and interpret building plans: site, architectural layout, and structure
  • Describe the design and construction components of common vertical circulation systems: stairs and elevators
  • Describe the physical and thermal characteristics of building enclosures: doors and windows with respect to their types and functionalities
  • Describe the physical and construction characteristics of load bearing components: walls, floors, and roofs with respect to their framing details in different climatic zones and building types
  • Describe the physical and thermal characteristics of finishing materials: footing, wall siding, and roofing membranes with respect to air-tightness, water-tightness, and water drainage
  • Model a building structure with Autodesk Revit Architecture

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Building Construction for Mechanical Systems (MSYS 2050) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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