CO111 Intro Engr Const Tech/Des & Mat

for F1OO 2012

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CO 111 Intro Engr Const Tech/Des & Mat


F1OO 2012 WOA


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct Faculty


BS Civil Engineering Univerity of Connecticut , 1970
MS Civil Engineeing Univrsity of Wyoming , 1977
ABD PhD Engineering Management Univeristy of Missouri Rolla 1996

Office Location

DNR, Rolla Missouri

Office Hours

Schedule via email or call for an apointment

Daytime Phone


Other Phone

573-368-3516 ( Home, leave a message on machine)


Semester Dates

August 20, 2012 to October 14, 2012

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM



Credit Hours



Nunnally, S.W. (2011), Construction Methods and Management (8th edition)) Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River New Jersey,
ISBN: 978-0-13-500079-3

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Course Description:
CO111 Introduction to Engineer Construction Technology/Design/and Materials: 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, selection and specifications of the materials of construction required to achieve the desired project quality. 3:0:3

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

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the organization and characerteristcs of the construction industry
  2. Understand the major steps in porject development and the bidding process.
  3. Understand the unique aspects of the construction industry with respect to safety and legal issues.
  4. Understand and demonstrate the construction capabilities and planning issues associated with earthmoving equipment and heavy horizontal construcion challenges.
  5. Understand and demonstrate the construction techniques, materail avablilty, and planning issues associated with vertical construction challenges.
  6. Understand and demonstrate the avability, strenghts and limitations ovarious construction materials to include soils, aggregate, asphalt, wood, steel concrete and masonry products.
  7. Understand and demonstrate the construction management process as it applies to planning, scheduling and exonomics.
  8. Understand and demonstrate the design of forms for vaious construcion apllications.
Class Assessment:
A. Discussions
B. Lecture
C. Homework
D. Weekly quizzes
E. Examination and critique


Mid term exam      25 %
Final Exam            30 %
Quizzes (5)            25 %
Homework            20 %
Total                    100 %

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Late home work is accepted, but points are deducted unless previous arangements are made.
If you miss class, you must get the quiz and have it done before the next period or it will be counted as a "0"

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

1. Cell phones must be off or in vibrate mode.
2. Standard Fort Leonard Wood class room rules apply
3. Food is allowed, but you must remove your trash at the end of class.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:



problems to do and turn in for grade

Test /Quiz
#1 Aug 20 Read Ch 1,2,3,4 none

#2  Aug 27

No class next week
Hoiliday 3 Sept
Read Ch 5,7,8
Ch 1; 1,3,5,6,7,8
Ch 2: 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9
Ch 3: 1,2,5,6,7
Ch 4: 4,6,7,8
Quiz #1
#3   Sept 10 Read Ch 10,11,12
Ch 5: 5,6,8,9
CH 7: 1,5,6,8
Ch 8; 5,6,7,8,9
Quiz #2
#4 Take home
Instructor TDY 17 Sept)
Mid term Chapter 1 to 8 Exam
#5   Sept 24 Read Ch 13,14,15
Ch 10: 1,2,4,6,9
Ch 11: 1,5,8,9
Ch 12: 1,4,5,6,8,9
Quiz #3
#6  Oct 1 Read Ch 16,17,18
Ch 13; 3,6,8,9
Ch 14: 3,,4,5,9
Ch 15: 1,3,5,7
Quiz #4
#7  Oct 8 Read Ch 19,20
Ch 16: 1,5,9
Ch 17: 1,2,5,7
Ch 18; 2,3,5,8
Quiz #5
#8  Oct 15 (make up class) Final Exam Chapters 10 to 20 Exam

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  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
If you are missing class, send me an email to my DNR address so i can send you a copy of assignments etc.

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