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BCT 286 - International Residential Code (IRC) I

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Requirements of the major systems of residential building construction (other than commercial). Includes administration, definitions, building planning, foundations, floors, wall construction, wall covering, roof-ceiling construction, roof assemblies, chimneys and fireplaces.

Recommendation: Completion of general construction field experience before enrolling in this course.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the administrative purpose of the code and the issuance of permits.
  2. Discuss the trade terms and definitions.
  3. Describe the building and planning criteria.
  4. Determine the foundation requirements.
  5. Determine the floor requirements.
  6. Determine the wall construction requirements.
  7. Determine the wall covering requirements.
  8. Determine the ceiling roof-construction requirements.
  9. Determine the roof assemblies requirements.
  10. Determine the chimneys and fireplace requirements.

Outline:
  1. Administration
    1. Purpose of code
    2. Issuance of permits
  2. Definitions
    1. General
    2. Definitions
  3. Building and Planning
    1. Building design criteria
    2. Detail elements of consideration
  4. Foundations
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  5. Floors
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  6. Wall construction
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  7. Wall Covering
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  8. Ceiling Roof-Construction
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  9. Roof Assemblies
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials
  10. Chimneys and Fireplaces
    1. General requirements
    2. Materials


Effective Term:
Spring 2017



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