Materials and Methods 3

Course Code: ARC 255

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Various construction materials, products, assemblies and systems are examined in terms of their manufacturing, properties, characteristics, types, function, uses, application, performance and job site installation procedures or techniques. Using commercial construction as a reference point, the topics to be studied in this course include excavation and dewatering; heavy foundation systems; foundation waterproofing; reinforced and pre-stressed concrete; site-cast concrete framing systems; precast concrete; flat roofing systems including green roofs; glass; cladding and curtain wall systems; sealants; aluminum flashing approaches; plastics and interior finishes; and sustainable design principles.