AEC 121 Construction Material & Systems

3 Credit Hours Ÿ 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: AEC 104, AEC 107

Examines building materials and construction techniques. Topics include a study of soils, concrete, brick, masonry, steel, timber, and plastics and a study of types of building structural systems and components. Principles of interpreting light commercial construction drawings (blueprints) for structural and trade information are also introduced.