ARET120C: Materials and Methods of Construction

Architectural Engineering Technology: Architectural Focus
Credits 4 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 4
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A survey of the materials used in building construction, the methods used in assembling these materials into structures, and the forces acting on structures. Included are the characteristics and properties of each material and their relative cost. Materials and methods studied include site work, concrete, masonry, metals, wood and plastics, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, and finishes.

  • For ARET and  CVET students, this course is integrated with ARET 103C; therefore, it is recommended that they are taken together.