CO111 Intro Engr Const Tech/Des & Mat

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CO 111 Introductions to Engineer Construction Technology/Design/and Materials


F1OO 2007 WO


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct faculty


BS Civil Engineering University of Connecticut 1970
MS Civil Engineeering University of Wyoming 1977

Office Location

Rolla Missouri

Office Hours

Schedule via email or phone

Daytime Phone


Other Phone

573-368-3516 (home, leave message on machine)


Semester Dates

20 August  to 12 October 2007

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM

Credit Hours


Nunnally, S.W. (2007. Construction methods and managment (7th ed).  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall Publishers. ISBN: 0-13-171685-9

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Course Description:
Introduction to the field of engineering calculations, technical reporting, presentation of data, and the fundamental steps of construction designs.  Emphasis will be on the analysis, identification, selections and specifications of the materials of construction required to achieve the desired project quality.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Give a person a fish they eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he can feed himself forever !

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the organization and characteristics of the construction industry.
  2. Understand the major steps in project development and bidding process.
  3. Understand the unique aspects of the construction industry with respect to safety and legal issues.
  4. Understand the construction techniques, equipment capabilities, and planning issues associated with earthmoving operations and heavy construction and be able to solve basic problems
  5. Understand the construction techniques, material availability, and planning issues associated with building construction and be able to solve basic problems.
  6. Understand the design process and be able to design wall forms for concrete construction.
  7. Understand the availability, strengths, limitations, importance, and application of various construction materials to include soils, aggregate, concrete, asphalt, wood, steel, and masonry.
  8. Understand the construction management process as it applies to planning, scheduling, and economics.  Solve basic problems using specific construction management methods.
Class Assessment:
A.  Discussion B.  Lecture C.  Homework D.  Quizzes E.  Examination and critique


Mid-Term Examination      25%
Final Examination              25%
Quizzes                             25%
Homework                       20%
Class Participation              5%
TOTAL                           100%

The final exam for all School of Business and Management courses must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher in order to pass the course regardless of the overall average.  The grade for students who pass the proctored final will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course.  The final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.

All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes.  They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam.  They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses.  If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth.  Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
late home work is accepted but points are duducted. no homework is accepted after the final exam is given.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Cell phones msut be turned off ring, they can be on vibrate. Standard Fort Leonard Wood class room rules apply.


Class Activities



Meeting - 1
20 Aug

read Chapter



Meeting - 2
27 Aug

read chapter

Turn in problems;
Ch 1: 1,3,5,6,7,9
Ch 2: 1,3,5,6,8,9
Ch 3: 2,6,7,8,9
Ch 4: 2,4,5,8

Quiz #1

Meeting - 3
10 Sept ( no class on 3 Sept)

read Chapter 10,11,12

Ch 5: 2,3,7,9
Ch 7: 2,4,6
Ch 8: 5,6,8,9

Quiz #2

Meeting - 4
17 Sept

Mid term exam

Chapters 1 to 8

Mid term

Meeting - 5
24 Sept

read Chapters 13,14,15

Ch 10:2,3,8,9
CH 11: 1,3,4,8
Ch 12: 1,2,6,7

Quiz #3

Meeting - 6
1 Oct

read Chapters

Ch 13: 1,2,6,7
Ch 14: 1,2,6,7
Ch 15: 3,5.6.9

Quiz #4

Meeting - 7
8 Oct

read Chapters

Ch 16; 6,7
CH 17: 2,3,6,7,9
CH 18: 2,4,7

Quiz #5

Meeting - 8
12 Oct or by arrangement

Final Exam

Chapters 10 to 20

Final exam

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  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
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