LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Construction Management and Industrial Engineering
CM2121, Spring 2009, Section 03, Dr. Nahmens
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CM 2121: MATERIALS, METHODS, AND EQUIPMENT I (3)
Fall 2010, Section 3
Dr. Isabelina Nahmens
Phone: (225) 578-0943
T & Th 8:30 am to 10:00 am and W 9:00 am to 11:00 am or by appointment and
available by phone and email.
Class Time and Location
T TH, 10:40-12:00 @ LSU Campus, Tureaud Hall, Room 203.
Moodle will be utilized for this course.
Prerequisite: credit or registration in CM 2012- Plan and Cost Analysis for
Job planning, work methods, materials, and equipment required in
building and heavy construction.
Fundamentals of Building Construction, Materials and Methods
. Edward Allen,
Fourth or Fifth Edition.
Basics of Concrete
Residential and Commercial Construction Guide
Engineering News Record (ENR)
This course is designed to provide the student with a basic knowledge of
construction materials and to develop an understanding of the various types of building systems
in concrete, masonry, wood, and steel.
Following successful completion of this course, it is expected that students will:
Know common building materials used in the construction process and describe their
physical and mechanical properties.
Know the origin, development use and testing of common building materials. Describe
how these materials are manufactured or processed, classified and graded.
Describe and compare common building systems and components, including