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BLDT 2051 - Construction Materials and Assemblies

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

A conceptual introductory course which acquaints students with the materials and assemblies encountered in project work from Divisions 1-9 of the Masterformat. Reviews how physical properties of the materials are derived and how these properties are implemented in the construction project. Reviews how to select, handle, purchase, and measure materials as part of the project technical/management team.





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 50863

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Timothy Bryant

Course Outline




  1. Instructions from the instructor will come by email (1 week prior to course start (also check your email)

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Learning Outcomes

This is an introductory level technology course, which introduces students to the basic construction materials, and assemblies that are fundamental to most construction projects. It acquaints the student with the physical and chemical properties, the manufacturing process of various materials, and the way they are implemented in a project. This term includes the first ten divisions of the Master Format, namely; Div. 1., General Requirements, Div. 2 Earthworks, Div. 3 Concrete Work & Reinforcing Steel, Div. 4 Masonry, Div. 5 Metals, Div. 6 Wood & Plastics, Div. 7 Thermal & Moisture Protection, (the envelope), Div. 8 Windows & Doors, Div. 9 Finishes, Div. 10 specialties, as well as some of the site documentation and organization work which is difficult to separate from the construction process.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDT 2051 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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