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.
This course will run every Wednesday and alternating Fridays on the following dates: - January 9 (Wednesday) - January 11 (Friday) - January 16 (Wednesday) – January 23 (Wednesday) - January 25 (Friday) – January 30 (Wednesday) – February 6 (Wednesday) – February 8 (Friday) – February 13 (Wednesday) – February 20 (Wednesday) – February 22 (Friday) – February 27 (Wednesday) - March 6 (Wednesday) – March 8 (Friday) – March 13 (Wednesday) – March 20 (Wednesday) – March 22 (Friday) – March 27 (Wednesday).
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
BLDC 2205 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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