IAD 204: Building Construction & Codes
Prerequisite: IAD 103 & IAD 107
Focus on evolving technology of building, properties of construction materials, their comparative strength and durability, their potentialities and limits in structural support, and the use of sustainable materials and systems. Static equilibrium, building loads, construction methods, fastening and terminology are explained, emphasizing interior alterations. There is an overview of the International Building Code, zoning, and a review of the ADA.