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BLDT 2041 - Construction Design Principles

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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

$545.63

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 43013

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 319

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.63

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   Certificate

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