This course covers the duties and legal responsibilities involved in public works inspection; examines inspection techniques, reports and data collection; and examines relevant clauses of MMCD general specifications for Public Works construction. Inspection requirements and quality control for soil placement, asphalt cement, Portland cement concrete and underground utilities are discussed.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- List and describe the duties and responsibilities of a public works inspector.
- Describe and use appropriate inspection techniques.
- Collect required data and prepare an inspection report.
- Discuss relevant clauses of MMCD general specifications for construction.
- Classify soils and identify required material tests.
- Demonstrate compaction and field density tests.
- Recognize simple water-related problems in soil and recommend remedial solutions.
- Identify asphalt cements and monitor the asphalt manufacturing and paving process.
- Identify and assist in quality control tests and inspection on Portland cement concrete.
- Monitor forming, curing and finishing of concrete.
- Ensure proper material handling and installation and testing of water, sewer, and underground wiring facilities.
- Monitor location and construction of roads.
- Execute performance evaluation on existing pavement structures.
Effective as of Winter 2011
Public Works Inspection (PUBW 4550) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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