Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2009
Class ARCH 317
Class Title Construction I
Description This course offers an introduction to the study of construction materials and methods. The course stresses general principles that affect construction and its relationship to design intentions. It is divided into three sections: masonry, light frame, and enclosure. Specific topics within these sections include unit modularity, wall systems, floor and roof systems, waterproofing, prefabrication, and project delivery. Exercises that provide a focus for discussion and practice relating to the broader issues of the course center on masonry and light wood frame.
Prereq junior standing
Crosslist none
Required Yes
Elective No
Selective No
Meets Lecture: F 10:30am-12:30pm 2104 A&AB
Lab: M 1:30-5:30pm 3100 A&AB
Credits 3
Faculty Steven Mankouche, Lars Graebner, Joel Schmidt, Anya Sirota, Tony Patterson, Wei-Han Vivian Lee, Adam Fure, Ellen Donnelly
Syllabus Arch317_FA09.pdf