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BLDT 2041 - Construction Design Principles

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course presents an overview of a variety of structural engineering topics that will enhance the graduates' ability to comprehend structural building systems. Topics include: structural systems, introduction of engineering theory (statics), and earthquake and lateral considerations. Structural systems in wood, steel and concrete will be explored. The course is delivered through lectures and problem solving sessions.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$499.70 - $510.91 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 57699

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$499.70

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 34434

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 323

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$510.91

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between different structural systems and building types.
  • Estimate sizes for wood, steel and concrete; beams, columns, joists, etc.
  • Perform preliminary concrete structural member sizing.
  • Locate seismic resisting elements.
  • Apply all of the above using proper building construction practices.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2008

Related Programs

BLDT 2041 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design
Author Edward Allen, Joseph Iano
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11909-241-4
Price $129.50
Optional

Fall 2018

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2018 offerings of this course.

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