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Carrie S Dossick
CM 313
Seattle Campus

Construction Methods and Materials I

Introduction to basic building materials, with emphasis on techniques for assembly and utilization in residential and light construction, including materials such as concrete, brick, and wood. Offered: AS.

Class description

This course progresses through the development of buildings under construction. First, the students begin with soils and foundations. Second, they continue with structural elements in wood, brick, concrete and steel. Third, they become familiar with exterior cladding and roofing systems. Fourth, they gain an awareness of interior finish components as well as installation and coordination issues.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Carrie S Dossick
Date: 09/14/2005