CE 209 Structural and Site Plans

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CE 209 Structural and Site Plans



Objectives: Learn to graphically communicate informatio
n for civil engineering projects,
learn to visualize in three dimensions from two
-
dimensional representation; learn
practical aspects of construction.


At end of course you should have increased your ability to:



Understand and interpret drawings and blueprints of wood, masonry, steel
& concrete buildings



Plan a bui
lding site



Design and draft the functional layout of a building



Use AutoCAD



Work in a group


Prof. McKnight

Offices: T
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128 and Y
-
220

Telephone:



650
-
8275 (Steinman) or 650
-
8059 (Y
-
Bldg.)

E
-
Mail




mcknight@ce.ccny.cuny.edu



Required Texts:



Building Construction Illustrated
, 3nd Edition, Francis D.K. Ching, Van Nostrand
Reinhold, NY.




Reference Data
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Structural & Site Plans
, Palevsky and Papoulas.



Class handouts

from
Handbook of Standard Structural Details for Buildings
, Milo
S. Ketchum, Prentice
-
Hall, 1956.



Any AutoCAD Release 2002 manual.


Required equipment:


Scales, both architectural and engineering (in English units)


3 ½" floppy disk

Optional equipment



T Square
-

24" recommended


Triangles
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30/60 and 45 degree


Circle template


Supplies: drafting tape, vellum, pencils or mechanical pencil


References:

Architectural Graphic Standards
, Ramsey & Sleeper, John Wiley.


Manual for Steel C
onstruction
, American Institute of Steel Construction.


Detailing for Steel Construction

(Vol. 1), AISC.

Manual of Standard Practice for Detailing Reinforced Concrete Structures
,
American Concrete Institute.

Fundamentals of Building Construction
, Edward Al
len, John Wiley & Sons, 1990.

Principles and Practices of Heavy Construction
, Cameron K. Andres & Ronald C.
Smith, Prentice Hall, 1998.



Estimated

Structural and Site Plan Topics






Number of classes


Overview of drafting and building design







3


Project team and process; orthographic drawing; working drawing
conventions; Building types, functional design

Construction and drawings of small buildings






6


W
orking drawings, wood and masonry construction and materials

Steel frame buildings









4

Working drawings for steel construction; AISC requirements for steel
detailing; bolted and welded connections; shop drawings

Reinforced concrete buildings








3

Reinforced concrete working drawings; ACI detailing; schedules and bar
lists


Topographic mapping and site planning







4

Conventional symbols; contour mapping; c
ut and fill requirements,
regrading, site drainage

AutoCAD











7


Introduction to AutoCAD, several small CAD drawings


AutoCAD sessions will be interspersed with other topics



Probable grade calculation





Homework assignments



20%


AutoCAD assignments



20%


Design and draft project



Individual preliminary design

10%



Group final design



10%


Quizzes





20%


Final exam





20%


Late homework and projects: Points will be

taken off for homework or projects that are
handed in late. Homework assignments will not be accepted after other homework
has been returned. (AutoCAD assignments will be accepted at any time with a grade
penalty.)


All quizzes and the final exam will
be open book unless otherwise stated. No makeup
quizzes. Lowest quiz grade will be dropped.