Construction Materials and Building Systems

C&EE X 407.2

Study construction materials, equipment, methods, and regulatory influences including technology of basic building materials, interior and exterior finishes, plumbing and electrical and mechanical systems.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In-Person
Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify the major construction systems and how they are employed to construct a building
  • Understand the materials involved in the make-up of building construction systems
  • Have the knowledge of the equipment required for the construction of certain systems
  • Compare and contrast the different construction materials and options available for a particular building system and better understand the logic behind the design of a building
  • Understand how the building systems and material used in a project affects the management of that project, including the schedule, buyout, site logistics, and staffing

About this course:

This course studies construction materials, equipment, methods, and regulatory influences. Topics include construction for site and civil work; seismic resistance; technology of basic building materials; interior and exterior finishes; and plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems. Instruction discusses current developments in materials, systems, and construction techniques in light of changing factors of production, regulatory constraints, and current trends.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Charles Choe
388703
Fee:
$999.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Sep 22, 2022
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2022
Course Requirements
Book: Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods by Edward Allen and Joseph Iano
Book: Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D.K. Ching
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 22, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Sep 29, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Oct 6, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Oct 13, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Oct 20, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Oct 27, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Nov 3, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Nov 10, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Nov 17, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Nov 24, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Dec 1, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD
Lecture
Thu Dec 8, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204CD

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 07, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
389147
Fee:
$999.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2023
Course Requirements
Book: Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods by Edward Allen and Joseph Iano
Book: Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D.K. Ching
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
-
Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 07, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Charles Choe
389145
Fee:
$999.00
In-Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2023
Course Requirements
Book: Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods by Edward Allen and Joseph Iano
Book: Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D.K. Ching
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 12, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Jan 19, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Jan 26, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Feb 2, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Feb 9, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Feb 16, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Feb 23, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Mar 2, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Mar 9, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Mar 16, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206
Lecture
Thu Mar 23, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 206

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