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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIT 214 - Construction Procedures

This course provides an introduction to heavy construction practices. Emphasis is on construction equipment, site preparation, earthmoving, compaction, dewatering, piles, drilling and blasting, and tunneling. Case studies in heavy construction are used. Sustainability of the construction process and materials will be integrated throughout the course with emphasis on recent advances and research in the area of green construction procedures, equipment and materials. Each procedure and types of equipment and material will be analyzed as to the overall properties of the material and its value relative to issues of sustainability (lifecycle costs/environmental stewardship/local resource).
Prerequisites: ENG 096 MAT 143 , and CST 115  
3 lecture hours per week
3 credit hours