Jun 08, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMGT 440 - Temporary Structures

An introduction to the materials, methods, and techniques associated with temporary construction facilities such as false work, scaffolding, formwork, and cofferdams.

Prerequisites: IET 312 and either CMGT 346, or CMGT 347.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to design vertical and horizontal formwork and shoring.
  • Identify different types of scaffolding. They will be able to develop a project scaffolding layout including a safety plan.
  • Demonstrate an ability to calculate the various forces required to construct cofferdams and earth retaining structures.
  • Define site dewatering methods.
  • Identify the various materials and techniques available to construct temporary structures.

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