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PUBW 4550 - Public Works Inspection

Public Works Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course covers the duties and legal responsibilities involved in public works inspection; examines inspection techniques, reports and data collection; and examines relevant clauses of MMCD general specifications for Public Works construction. Inspection requirements and quality control for soil placement, asphalt cement, Portland cement concrete and underground utilities are discussed.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$823.81

Winter 2018

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

CRN 79202

Mon Mar 12 - Fri Mar 16 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 12 - Mar 16 Wed 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1650
Mar 12 - Mar 16 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1710

Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$823.81

Notes

  1. PUBW 4550 will be offered in a one week seminar format course. Please note: hard hat, safety glasses and safety vest are required for Friday's class (March 16).

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • List and describe the duties and responsibilities of a public works inspector.
  • Describe and use appropriate inspection techniques.
  • Collect required data and prepare an inspection report.
  • Discuss relevant clauses of MMCD general specifications for construction.
  • Classify soils and identify required material tests.
  • Demonstrate compaction and field density tests.
  • Recognize simple water-related problems in soil and recommend remedial solutions.
  • Identify asphalt cements and monitor the asphalt manufacturing and paving process.
  • Identify and assist in quality control tests and inspection on Portland cement concrete.
  • Monitor forming, curing and finishing of concrete.
  • Ensure proper material handling and installation and testing of water, sewer, and underground wiring facilities.
  • Monitor location and construction of roads.
  • Execute performance evaluation on existing pavement structures.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

PUBW 4550 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Public Works Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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