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, plumbing and 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.
Prerequisite: X 407.1 Construction Management or consent of instructor.
Required course in Construction Management Certificate.