BLCT 2064 - Structural Components

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BLCT 1024 with "D" or better

Description: 

This course explores a variety of structural components and building practices in frame construction. Major topics include manufactured building materials, span and load bearing requirements, floor systems, roof systems, fastening techniques, and estimating, as well as common frame construction techniques. The lab exercises allow the student to practice the layout, assembly, and construction of a variety of structural components with concentration on common rafters and manufactured joists, trusses, and beams.