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BLDC 2205 - Construction 2 B

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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)

BLDC 1205 and BLDC 2200

Credits

4.5

Cost

$681.26

Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 44146

Wed Sep 13 - Wed Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 323
Sep 15 - Nov 24 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 323

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$681.26

Notes

  1. This course will run every Wednesday and alternating Fridays on the following dates: - September 13 (Wednesday) - September 15 (Friday) - September 20 (Wednesday) - September 27 (Wednesday) - September 29 (Friday) - October 4 (Wednesday) - October 11 (Wednesday) - October 13 (Friday) - October 18 (Wednesday) - October 25 (Wednesday) - October 27 (Friday) - November 1 (Wednesday) - November 8 (Wednesday) - November 10 (Friday) - November 15 (Wednesday) - November 22 (Wednesday) - November 24 (Friday) - December 29 (Wednesday)

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

BLDC 2205 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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