This course is an introduction to the reading and analysis of construction blueprints. Topics include a review of the necessary mathematics, symbols and drawn line interpretations, dimensioning, a survey of specifications, plot plans, foundations, framing, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and masonry plans. The class works in small groups to resolve typical problems encountered by the working professional today, such as errors, omissions, and code non-compliance. As it is common in today's construction industry, participants change groups continually.
Prerequisite: X 407.2 Construction Technology, background in the industry, or consent of instructor.
Elective course in the Construction Management Certificate.