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.
Below is one offering of BLDC 2205 for the Winter 2023 term.
Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 46088
Class meeting times
|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|
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.
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
Construction 2 B (BLDC 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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