SRJC Course Outlines

11/30/2023 10:43:30 PMCONS 61 Course Outline as of Summer 2012

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 61Title:  BLUEPRINT READ: NON-RES  
Full Title:  Blueprint Reading: Non-Residential
Last Reviewed:4/16/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Language of working drawing blueprints and specifications as applied to non-residential construction including: interpreting architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical documentation; working drawing content interpretation; specification and code requirement and content interpretation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Language of working drawing blueprints and specifications as applied to non-residential construction including: interpreting architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical documentation; working drawing content interpretation; specification and code requirement and content interpretation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Analyze architectural working drawing blueprints and describe the
relationships between them.
2. Retrieve information from architectural working drawing blueprints
including: site plan, floor plan, foundation and floor framing plan, roof
framing plan, sections, details, exterior and interior elevations and
utility plans, and consultant drawings including:  structural, electrical,
mechanical and plumbing.
3. Identify architectural symbols used in construction drawings and use
them to prepare sketches.
4. Analyze information on working drawing blueprints as it relates to non-
residential Code requirements.
5. Evaluate working drawing blueprint information as it relates to
specification requirements.
6. Synthesize working drawing blueprint content in order to prepare sketch
solutions to problems.
7. Analyze electrical, mechanical, and plumbing blueprints and related
them to architectural blueprints.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Introduction to the design process for non-residential buildings
   A. Professional roles
   B. Documentation (working drawings and specifications)
II. Review of sketching techniques and requirements
   A. Scale
   B. Linework
III. Symbols and conventions used in non-residential architectural working
    drawings
IV. Interpreting non-residential working drawings by type and
   relationships
   A. Site Plan
   B. Floor Plan
   C. Foundation and Floor Framing Plan
   D. Roof Framing Plan
   E. Sections
   F. Details
   G. Exterior and Interior Elevations
   H. Utility Plans
   I. Detail sketches
V. Non-residential working drawing content by drawing type, and consultant
  drawings
   A. Structural
   B. Electrical
   C. Mechanical and plumbing
VI. Common non-residential Code requirements
   A. Relationship to plan check documents
   B. Relationship to drawings
VII. Common non-residential specification information and relationship to
    drawings
   A. Organization
   B. Division content
   C. Description of materials
VIII. Coordination of architectural drawings with structural, electrical,
     mechanical and plumbing plans

Assignments:
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1. Readings in text, 10 - 20 pages per week.
2. Exercises from text at end of each week's reading assignment.
3. Interpret working drawing blueprints by:
  a. Identifying building materials and components in the working drawing
     blueprints.
  b. Identifying building system requirements as shown in the working
     drawing blueprints.
  c. Describing the structural system of load transfer as shown in the
     working drawing blueprints.
  d. Describing the attachment of system elements to each other and of
     finishes to the structural elements as shown in the working drawing
     blueprints.
  e. Prepare detail sketches from working drawing references, minimum 1
     every 2 weeks.
4. Interpret common non-residential Code requirements by:
  a. Identifying common Code references for non-residential construction
     as shown in the working drawing blueprints.
  b. Identifying specific Code requirements portrayed in the working
     drawing blueprints.
  c. Sketching details of a building to demonstrate Code compliance.
5. Interpret non-residential specifications by:
  a. Describing the organization of a specification.
  b. Identifying where to find specific material information in a
     specification.
  c. Identifying acceptable materials to be used in construction
     according to the specification.
  d. Identifying acceptable installation requirements for a material
     according to the specification.
6. 2-3 brief essays (2-3 pages each) about issues related to blueprint
  reading.
7. Final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Essays
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, Text exercises; interpretation assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Sketching
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Brown, Walter Charles. Print Reading for Construction: Residential and
Commercial. Goodheart-Wilcox, 2005.

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