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AEC 121 Construction Materials and Systems
Examines building materials and construction techniques. Topics include a study of soils, concrete, brick, masonry, steel, timber, and plastics and a study of types of building structural systems and components. Principles of interpreting light commercial construction drawings (blueprints) for structural and trade information are also introduced.
PREREQUISITE: ENG090 and REA090 or CCR092/093/094 with a grade of “C” or better; or ACCUPLACER Reading 80+and Sentence Skills 95+ and MAT 050 or higher with a grade of "C" or better; or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra 61+
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