2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog [***ATTENTION: THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG***]

CTM 124 - Building Construction Methods II

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Two lecture. Two lab.

Construction methods, materials, and safe working practices as they relate to carpentry framing with wood. Floor, interior and exterior walls, ceilings, and roof and stair framing are described. Window, door, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing and cabinetry systems are described for residential construction.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. identify all basic instruments and tools used in wood framing construction and safety practices pertaining to the use of the instruments and tools;
  2. demonstrate the ability to translate blueprint readings related to wood frame structures for field layout, fabrication, assembly, and erection using platform, balloon, and post and beam methods;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of floor framing systems including blocking and openings;
  4. demonstrate an understanding of interior and exterior wall systems including blocking, bracing, and erection for platform framing;
  5. demonstrate an understanding of ceiling construction as it is related to wood framing systems;
  6. develop a basic understanding of estimating the quantity of materials for  platform framing systems;
  7. demonstrate the ability to layout members on 12”, 16”, 19.2 and 24” centers.

Prerequisite(s): CTM 123 .