Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Dec 18, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 103 Construction Materials

4 credits
This course is an introduction to the typical materials used in a civil engineering and construction projects.  The materials studied include concrete, asphalt, rock, PVC, steel, and soil.  It is an introduction to the practices and procedures for the testing and placement of construction materials. This course covers basic steel stress, strain, and thermal expansion, as well as in depth testing and placing of soil, aggregate, asphalt and concrete. Also discussed are standard inspection practices and construction documentation during and after the construction of sewer, water, storm, and roadway civil improvements.

Prerequisites: CADE 131 , CADE 132 , CIVL 101 , and CIVL 102 

Corequisites: CIVL 231 

Quarters Offered: Cohort 1: Spring