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RC 101 - Construction Print Interpretation

Credits: 3
Instruction in this course includes trade terminology and description of the various views of working drawings, pictorial drawings, and the basic procedures in development of these drawings. Also included is the interpretation of specifications and job information as they pertain to construction and layout. Credit may be earned in either RC 101 or SKCT 111  but not both.

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

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify architectural symbols.
    1. Describe and label plan, elevation, and section symbols.
  2. Utilize an architectural scale to properly dimension drawings and objects.
    1. Use an architectural scale to measure in multiple drawing scales.
  3. Become familiar with housing styles and differentiate between them.
    1. Gain knowledge of different housing styles.
  4. Illustrate the ability to complete architectural calculations.
    1. Complete calculations in feet and inches.
  5. Inventory the different building systems and distinguish between the various components.
    1. Correctly label the components of the floor system.
    2. Describe each component of the floor system.
    3. Compare the different products that can be used for a floor system.
    4. Correctly label the components of the wall system.
    5. Describe each component of the wall system.
    6. Compare and contrast the different products that can be used for a wall system.
    7. Correctly label the components of the roof system.
    8. Describe each component of a conventional roof system.
    9. Explain how a roof truss replaces the conventional components.
  6. Translate the main working drawings and appraise the relationship between the different views.
    1. List main working drawings.
    2. Discuss the content of each of the working drawings.
  7. Describe multiple stair types.
    1. Describe the stair types used in residential construction.
  8. Discuss the effect that construction techniques have on energy conservation.
    1. Describe insulation techniques used in residential construction.
    2. Develop a ventilation plan for a residential roof system.
    3. Compare and contrast different insulation materials.

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