CIV 115 - Construction Materials
A consideration of the characteristics of construction materials used extensively within the Architectural and Civil Engineering fields. Material properties such as load resistance, thermal and fire response, air and moisture leakage, and acoustics will be discussed. Materials and building systems including soils and foundations, wood and steel will be discussed along with their applications and limitations. Labs to support the understanding of material properties will be done using ASTM procedures whenever possible.
Prerequisites: MTH 096 or equivalent. Please refer to Chapter 2 - Academic College Policy, 3358:11-2-06 Assessment Program for entering students.
Credits: 3(Lec: 2 Lab: 3)
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