Structural Masonry Materials (RV-11301AW)

Start Date
07/26/2017
End Date
07/26/2019
Description
Did you know that masonry design is rarely taught in college design courses? Practitioners must research how to use this material. This interactive online course will focus on masonry materials, their structural properties and how these masonry is used in everyday designs for buildings, foundations, and landscaping. We will also discuss how masonry is often used for building foundations and exterior walls, for fire separation walls on building interiors and used in landscaped and terraced exterior walls. This course is intended to close the knowledge gap and provide a background in the use of masonry materials in design.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
List the various types of masonry materials used in building construction including brick and stone.
Recall the materials that must be used to build masonry structures including mortar and steel.
State the material properties of masonry important in the design of masonry structures.
List those characteristics important to structural resistance to large loads such as wind, earthquakes, flood and blast, and important to fire resistance.
Instructors
William Coulbourne
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-11301AW
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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