Construction Materials & Application I


Introduction to building and the processes that ensure completion of a residential building. Topics include the involvement of the stakeholders in the decision-making process of materials selection, building construction requirements, and material determination based on regulatory, performance, and aesthetic requirements. Focus on the structural components of buildings and how construction material choices impact the completion of the project. Evaluation of construction materials in the traditional usage path or in state-of-the-art systems. Course serves as technical knowledge base for the management of the residential building process.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture