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CMGT 7205 - Construction Equipment Management

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Construction managers should be able to develop systems and procedures for the efficient management of construction equipment. Selection and use of appropriate equipment will be discussed with consideration of soil conditions, nature of construction, limitations of equipment and comparison of costs. Consideration of what is the most advantageous acquisition method will be discussed along with the need for equipment operator training.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Construction Management degree program or departmental approval.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$548.23

Winter 2022

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

CRN 83020

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 10 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 10 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

Deb Parliament

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$548.23

Notes

  1. Textbook is required. Purchase class notes and textbook from the BCIT bookstore. There is pre-reading for before the first class see the course outline for details.

4 seats remaining as of Dec 5, 2021 8:42 am (PST). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify mobile equipment types and models, popular attachments, and machine guidance technology.
  • Estimate basic excavation costs, the selection of the correct machine, model size, and attachments.
  • Learn the applications of the most popular construction cranes, including mobile and stationary building cranes.
  • Understand the use and types of piles and pile driving equipment.
  • Understand aggregate sourcing, gradation, and production. Learn the methods of concrete and asphalt production and placing.
  • Understand: reactionary, preventive, and predictive maintenance strategies and the impact on cost, machine life, and availability.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

CMGT 7205 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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