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Course details

Continues from BLDC 2200. Lecture topics include site and survey plans, concrete foundation detailing, engineered wood products, residential services, prescriptive wood frame design guidelines and when a structural engineer is needed. Other discussions include prefabricated buildings and an introduction to multi-family wood frame construction.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.5

Cost

$764.54

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BLDC 2205 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 46088

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46088
  • $764.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 323
Jan 13 - Mar 24 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 323
Instructor

Thomas Bradmore

Course outline

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Cost

$764.54

Important information
  1. This course runs in a blended mode. In-person classes will be held on Wednesdays. Students will also participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions on Fridays. You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents.
Status

In Progress and Full

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Resolve and detail a residential foundation, drainage, and site plan for a sloping site.
  • Determine typical reinforcing details and placement of rebar in residential foundations.
  • Implement relevant BC Building Code requirements.
  • Identify alternative structural wood members used in residential construction.
  • Produce and read basic residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services drawings.
  • Recognize when a designer must involve a structural engineer in wood frame design.
  • Distinguish the different types of prefabrication used in construction.
  • Application of all of the above using proper building construction practices.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012

Related Programs

Construction 2 B (BLDC 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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