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MSYS 2040 - Mechanical Systems for Buildings

Mechanical Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Develops a basic understanding of the practices, components and materials employed in construction. Topics include the interpretation and creation of drawings, construction materials and processes, and the use and creation of standard symbols. AutoCAD software is used.


AICO 1000 and MECH 1000



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret site plans, floor plans, mechanical system and electrical layouts.
  • Identify standard building materials.
  • Describe Canadian building practices.
  • Create and modify mechanical systems drawings using AutoCAD software.
  • Create and modify libraries of standard symbols.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

MSYS 2040 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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