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Reading Construction Blueprints
C&EE X 412.9
An introduction to reading and analyzing construction blueprints including a review of the necessary mathematics, symbols, and drawn line interpretations.
Starting at $1,099.00
As few as 11 weeks
What you can learn.
- Learn to analyze all types of construction drawings
- Identify construction drawing defects
- Write a request for information (RFI)
- How to answer layout questions
- Coordinate issues between different trades
- Quantify different material from the blue print
About this course:This is an introductory course in reading and analyzing architecture and construction technology documents, in which students acquire the theory and practice to read complete sets of drawings used in building design and building construction. Students explore all elements of architecture and construction technology document reading, from sheet characteristics and drawing symbols to reading specialty prints and construction specifications. Students develop skills in reading, visual perception, technical communication, and problem solving. Students are given a full set of construction project documents to work through typical problems commonly encountered by professionals. This course utilizes the pdf viewing and editing software Bluebeam Revu to navigate the construction documents.
Fall 2021 Schedule
Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Evan Nishizu
No refunds after October 04, 2021
(Optional) Book: Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology by David A. Madsen; Alan Jefferis; David P. Madsen; Tereasa Jefferis
(Optional) Book: DEWALT Blueprint Reading Professional Reference by Paul Rosenberg
Reliable internet connection and Google Chrome browser required to access the software tool in this course.
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.