Robert Allan Thunder
Analysis of building methods for structural, non-structural, and design and use of temporary structures including method selection, sequencing, and coordination of specialty trades in commercial and industrial construction. Offered: W.
CM 323 introduces students to the vocabulary and knowledge of materials necessary to design and construct buildings. An emphasis is placed on material properties, assembly techniques and construction sequences used on residential and commercial buildings. Its purpose in the Architecture and Construction Management curriculum is to prepare students for advanced courses in design, estimating, scheduling and project management.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Instruction is by lecture using PowerPoint presentation of construction photos, diagrams and web sites. Student participation is strongly encouraged.
Basic knowledge of algebra.
Class assignments and grading
Homework 20% 7 @ approx 11 pts ea = 80 pts First Exam 30% 120 pts Second Exam 30% 120 pts Final Exam 20% 80 pts Total Possible Points 400
Grades are calculated on a percentage basis with 98% and above = 4.0. Each 2% of total points = 0.1 GPA.