bcn3223F2011 - M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building...

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M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction, University of Florida Course Syllabus – Fall 2001 (1147 and 6516) BCN 3223 Soils and Concrete Construction Prerequisite: BCN 1210 Prerequisite or Co-requisite : BCN 2405 Description: This course will familiarize students with the construction process that includes, site clearing, soil mechanics, dewatering, foundations, concrete mix design, concrete construction practice, testing, safety, and ethics. Method: 2 – 1 hr lectures, 1 - 2 hr laboratories Student Objectives: 1. Design a concrete mix and possess the knowledge of concrete mixing, placing, curing, finishing, testing, and hot weather concreting. 2. Understand the fundamentals of precast concrete, prestressed concrete ( pretensioning and post-tensioning ), and tilt-up construction, and possess the knowledge of their construction techniques. 3. Have a basic understanding of soil mechanics, soil testing, geotechnical reports, compaction techniques, excavation methods & support systems, and dewatering systems. 4. Understand the design and construction of various foundation types to include shallow and deep pile foundations. Texts: 1. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Portland Cement Association, (14th edition). 2. th edition. 3. Powerpoints Suggested References: (1) Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete, American Concrete Institute, (latest edition). (2)
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 3223 taught by Professor Muszynski during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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