CO 225 Building Codes
U1OO 2008 WO
Pickerill, Heath A.
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMaster of Science in Civil Engineering (Construction Management), UIUCBachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, UIUC
June 2008 - August 2008
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: 2006 International Building Code
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Educational Philosophy: To acquaint the student with the International Building Code and the minimum standards that the Code provides to insure public health, safety and welfare insofar as the public is affected by building construction and to secure safety to life and property from all hazards incident to the occupancy of buildings, structures and premises. This will be accomplished with lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues and examinations.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Quizzes - four @ 25points/5% each -- 100 points -- 20%
Midterm - one -- 100 points -- 25%
Final Exam - one -- 200 points -- 35%
Assignments - five @ 20 points/3% each -- 100 points -- 15%
Class participation & attendance - 5%
100%-90% A 89%-80% B 79%-70% C 69%-60% D 59%-below F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will not be accepted unless coordinated ahead of time.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Always be professional and complete all work in such a manner.
WEEK 1 - Administration of code
Assignment: Read Chapters 1 & 2 for week 2
WEEK 2 - Use & Occupancy Classification
Assignment: Read Chapters 3 & 4 for week 3 Quiz 1: Chapters 1 & 2
WEEK 3 - General Building Heights & Areas
Assignment: Read Chapters 5 & 6 for week 4 Quiz 2: Chapters 3 & 4
WEEK 4 - Types of Construction
Midterm on Chapters 1 - 6 Assignment: Read Chapters 7, 8 & 9 for week 5
WEEK 5 - Fire-Resistance, Interior Finishes & Fire Protection
Assignment: Read Chapters 10 & 11 for week 6 Quiz 3: Chapters 7, 8 & 9
WEEK 6 - Means of Egress & Accessibility
Assignment: Read Misc. Chapters (31, 32, ...) Quiz 4: Chapters 10 & 11
WEEK 7 - Special Construction
Assignment: Study & review for Final Exam
WEEK 8 - Final Exam - all material covered after Mid Term
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Last Updated:5/2/2008 1:51:18 PM