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Course Title:
Print Reading III Commercial

Course Prefix & No.:



CNST 1015


LEC:
3.5

LAB:


0

Credit Hours:


3.5




COURSE DESCRIPTION:


Print reading for commercial construction provides print reading experience in commercial construction
including site work, mechanical and electrical systems and structural steel, reinforced concrete and finish
construction. This course is designed to dev
elop skills necessary to interpret plans and provides print reading
experience with elements commonly included on prints for large commercial structures.


COURSE PREREQUISITE (S):


CNST 1010


RATIONALE:


CNST advisory boar
d as well as
contractors visited

through program internship have voiced the need for further
enhanced printreading skills. This course takes a further step in the studying and recording inf
ormation
required to interpret

information found in commercial plans and docume
nts used in the field today.


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK (S) and/or MATERIALS
:


Title:

Printreading for Heavy commercial Construction

Edition:

Latest

Author:

Leonard P. Toenjes

Publisher:

American Technical Publishers

Materials:

Large magnifying glass


Attached course outline written by:

Roger Miller


Date:

November 2008


Reviewed/Revised by:



Date:



Effective quarter of course outline:

09/FA


Date:




Academic Dean

Bill Owen



Date:





Course Objectives, Topical Unit Outlines, and Unit Objectives must be attached to this form.


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TITLE:


Print Reading III Commercial


PREFIX/NO:


CNST 1015




COURSE OBJECTIVES:


1.

Categorize the various types of construction systems used

2.

Explore
Specifications

3.

Define and
interpret

site work as part of the working drawings

4.

Explore structural steel construction

5.

Organize the various applications of reinforced concrete construction

6.

Explore how mechanical and electrical systems are presented on plans

7.

Explore finish Construction as represented on construction drawings

8.

Develop skills in extracting information needed to build a structure from a set of plans



TOPICAL UNIT OUTLINE/UNIT OBJECTIVES:


1.

Categorize the various types of construction systems used.

a.

Explain who the building process participants are and their roll.

b.

List materials used in building construction today

c.

Describe the six categories used to organize prints.

d.

Identify the various codes affecting building construction.

e.

Preview specifications

and list the CSI standards and numbering system.

2.

Explore Specifications

a.

Identify the MasterFormat™ and record the order used.

b.

Measure the need to understand and
interpret

information found in specifications.

c.

List the value of forms required through the
general conditions of the specifications.

d.

Underline the need for the expansion of the original sixteen divisions of the MasterFormat™.

3.

Define and

interpret

site work as part of the working drawings.

a.

Relate to information on site plans as related to civil e
ngineers.

b.

List various tasks required

during site preparation and how this is represented on the drawings.

c.

Identify soil requirements for a jobsite.

d.

List LEED and local code requirements for soil and drainage systems.

e.

Examine how materials are represented on the site plan and associate
with
difficulties in
applying the same.

4.

Explore structural steel construction.

a.

Recognize how OSHA has played a
role

in the
engineering

of

steel materials.

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b.

List structural steel constructi
on methods.

c.

Categorize various types of steel construction used.

d.

Identify the importance of erection plans.

e.

Explore the various grades of steel used in building construction.

f.

Examine the common steel shapes used.

g.

Interpret

how steel drawings
are represente
d on plans.

h.

Explore the need
for

detail
drawings
.

i.

Identify various types and uses for steel decking.

j.

Practice locating and defining information found on steel plans.

5.

Organize the various applications of reinforced concrete construction.

a.

List various app
lications for poured in place concrete construction.

b.

Identify forming requirements from a set of drawings.

c.

Differentiate between needs for slab on grade and structural floors.

d.

List materials used in reinforced steel used in concrete construction.

e.

Describe
protective coating used on reinforcing steel.

f.

Explore the use of recast concrete construction.

g.

Practice
interpreting

information on plans developing a visual
for

the finished product.

6.

Explore how mechanical and electrical systems are presented on plans.

a.

Develop an understanding of the plumbing system as represented on plans.

b.

Examine and describe various symbols used on plumbing plans.

c.

Explore the storm water system and discuss new EPA regulations on that system.

d.

Interpret a fire protections system as pres
ented on drawings.

e.

Differentiate heating and cooling systems represented on plans.

f.

Examine the electrical system as represented on plans.

7.

Explore finish Construction as represented on construction drawings.

a.

List materials and how they are represented on dr
awings.

b.

Explore and examine wall sections.

c.

Develop skills in picturing a finished product from drawings, details and section views.

d.

List requirements for finish construction using shop drawing and specifications.

8.

Develop skills in extracting information ne
eded to build a structure from a set of plans.

a.

Practice reading prints in a practical situation

b.

Solve common problems by interoperating information represented on plans

c.

Repeatedly seek and find information represented in construction documents.



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COURSE

REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION:



COURSE OBJECTIVES/ASSESSMENT MEASURES



COURSE OBJECTIVES


ASSESSMENT MEASURES

1.

1
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8




1.

Weekly written assignments

2.

1
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8




3.

Weekly written quiz

4.

1
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8



5.

Comprehensive final
examination