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Course details

This course introduces the student to interpretation of engineering drawings used in public works construction, including the correlation between construction layout, specifications and standard drawings.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$583.37

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of PUBW 1141 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 89571

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 14 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 89571
  • $583.37
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 14 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 3675
Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course outline

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Cost

$583.37

Important information
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  2. Instructional sessions are delivered by industry subject matter expert instructors. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Utilize engineering scale rules to determine distances on plans and drawings.
  • Identify the basic components of a set of engineering drawings.
  • Identify and utilize various plans and drawings common to municipal operations.
  • Explain and use terminology related to roadworks, sewerage, drainage, and water distribution.
  • Interpret plan and profile information, grades and slopes as shown on engineering drawings.
  • Interpret construction information such as roadway alignments and geometrics, utility features, etc., as found on engineering drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

Municipal Plan Reading (PUBW 1141) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Public Works Supervision
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Roadworks Maintenance
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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