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ETS 435. Concrete and Masonry Academy Workshop

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Masonry and concrete construction. Classroom, tours, and hands-on activities.
Semester Offered: Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compare and contrast masonry methods: brick, ceramic, concrete block, slump block, adobe, tile and select methods of masonry reinforcement for bending, point loading, shear loads and uniform loads.
2. Manage personnel on masonry construction projects for safety and efficiency of task fulfillment.
3. Structure the logistics of material and labor for masonry projects.
4. Compare and contrast concrete construction methods: poured in place, formed, precast, sprayed on, Geopier.
5. Compare and contrast the finishing and coloring of concrete using colorants, finishes, and covering systems.
6. Select methods of concrete reinforcement for shear point loading, uniform loading, and chemical corrosion.
7. Evaluate concrete projects for compliance with current best practices and cost minimization.

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