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ARC 101 - Materials and Methods of Construction

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Introduces basic construction materials; properties, recommended use, space requirements, methods of finishing, building code implications, and energy conservation applications.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify the primary residential building components.
    1. Draw and label a cross section of typical residential platform frame construction.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of fasteners.
    1. Demonstrate the specification and application of construction fasteners.
  3. Communicate basic terminology, technology, and application of primary construction units.
    1. Demonstrate knowledge and applications of:
      1. Masonry units
      2. Concrete products
      3. Insulation and ventilation
      4. Roofing material
      5. Plywood and composite material
      6. Interior finish material
      7. Truss manufacturing and application

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