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CARP 115

Students will study the construction of commercial buildings. Topics relating to excavation, shoring, foundation piles and the design and construction of light concrete formwork including footings and walls will be presented. Heavy construction techniques such as tilt-up construction, precast and slip forming will also be studied. Students will develop knowledge in the installation of suspended ceilings, metal studs, demountable wall systems and raised floor access systems. Students will also study the layout, fabrication and installation of heavy timber frames.