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CET 101 - Residential Construction Methods

Description: Students learn the types and organization of construction projects. Content includes the materials used in construction: concrete, steel, masonry, and wood; interior finishes, plumbing and electrical systems related to construction; methods of testing, excavation, foundation construction and superstructure erection. State and local codes, code administration and construction safety are also discussed. Films and individual projects are required. (1 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 103 - Introductory Civil Engineering Technology

Description: An introductory course in the art of engineering designed to acclimate the students to the engineering profession and to acquaint them with the techniques and methodologies of engineering design. The "design" aspect of the course consists of an introduction to computer integration (as it applies to the engineering profession), graphical techniques, and design oriented problems using analysis software. The objectives of the design section entail the generation of engineering related problems. (1 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 107 - Codes and Construction

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Interior Design or Construction Management program, or permission of Department.

Description: Overview of practice and materials of construction, building types and structural framing. Instruction on the development and use of the current New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, the 1992 Americans with Disabilities Act and their relation to residential and commercial uses of space. Instruction on fire codes related to materials used in interior design. (2 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 111 - Structural Drawing I

Prerequisites: ENS 105.

Description: Drawing of plans and details used in building construction. Development of drafting techniques and standards, using AutoCAD computer drafting software.(1 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 150 - Blueprint Reading

Description: Introduction to blueprint reading for building construction. Study and interpretation of building plans; architectural, mechanical and electrical. Estimating theory and quantity takeoff. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours). Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 201 - Construction Estimating

Prerequisites: CET 101, CET 103 and CET 150.

Description: Estimating costs of building construction. Practice in finding required material quantities from drawings. Procedures for estimating labor, material, and equipment costs. Scheduling of construction by CPM (Critical Path Method) including the use of estimating software. (1 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 211 - Structural Drawing II

Prerequisites: CET 111.

Description: Development of data and preparation of drawings used in building construction and civil engineering, using Auto CAD computer drafting software. (1 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 218 - Statics of Structure

Prerequisites: MAT 109.

Description: Resultants and equilibrium of coplanar force systems; trusses and three force members; force systems in space; friction, centroids and moments of inertia of composite areas. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 219 - Mechanics of Materials

Prerequisites: CET 218.

Description: Stress and strain in elastic bodies when subject to external tensile, compressive, shear and torsion forces. Beam reactions, shears, bending moment diagrams and deflections, by the moment-area method are determined. Column analysis; introduction to indeterminate structure. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 222 - Materials Testing Laboratory

Corequisites: CET 219.

Description: Determination of physical properties of construction materials. Standard tests used on the American Society of Testing Materials and the American Concrete Institute standards including report writing software. (3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 223 - Structural Steel Design

Prerequisites: CET 219.

Description: Analysis of statically determined structures. Design and investigation of structural steel members; columns, beams, trusses, and girders. Bolted, riveted, and welded connections reactions, shear, bending moment and deflection by analytic and graphical methods, including the use of design software. (2 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 225 - Soils and Foundations

Prerequisites: CET 219.

Description: The course is an introduction to soil mechanics with application to problems encountered in construction and design. Topics include soil origin and nature, soil properties, field sampling, gradation, compaction, classification, permeability, soil strength. Laboratory experiments include the classification and evaluation of engineering properties of soil for predicting its behavior in accordance with ASTM and AASHTO specifications. The course also covers the structural design of foundations such as retaining walls, grade beams and footings. (3 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 231 - Elementary Surveying

Prerequisites: MAT 109.

Corequisites: ENS 105

Description: Basic principles of plane surveying. Field practice and office procedures. Use of level, transit, stadia, electronic theodolite and total station. Use of survey computation software for determination of horizontal and vertical controls and areas. Mapping of selected areas. (2 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 232 - Route Surveying

Prerequisites: CET 231.

Description: Field and office procedures in layout of highways, railroads, and pipelines. Profile leveling, horizontal and vertical curves and alignment. Mapping, plotting profiles and cross sections. Cut and fill computations. Principles of field astronomy. Computations using defined software. (2 lecture, 3 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 240 - Hydraulics

Prerequisites: CET 219 or PHY 101.

Description: The course studies fundamental properties and behavior of fluids under static and flow conditions. Topics covered include hydrostatic force, buoyancy, pressure, manometry, continuity and energy equations, laminar and turbulent flow, losses, flow through pipes and open channels, and flow measurements, as well as an introduction to surface water hydrology. The rational method is used to determine peak flows. Laboratory experiments study the principal physical properties of liquids and major laws of fluid mechanics. (3 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 250 - Construction Planning and Scheduling

Prerequisites: CET 101, CET 103 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Corequisites: CET 101, CET 103 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Description: Concepts and methods for planning and scheduling of operations and resources on construction projects. Topics include Gantt charts, progress curves, critical path methods and project networking techniques. Extensive use of computer software to aid the student in planning and analysis of scheduling, resource management and updating construction operations. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 252 - Construction Safety

Prerequisites: CET 101 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Description: Introduction to occupational safety and health practices in the construction industry. This course provides an overview of U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health 1926 Standards for the construction industry. Course work includes a detailed study of construction safety management. Topics include personal protective equipment, hazardous communications, site safety management, inspection and supervision for erection and demolition of structures. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 254 - Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings

Prerequisites: CET 101 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Description: Introduction to the basic concepts of mechanical systems design and construction for residential and commercial buildings. Systems design and equipment selection is performed for heating, cooling, plumbing, sanitation, electrical lighting and acoustics. Emphasis is placed on the use of the International Building code and A.S.H.R.A.E Standards. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 256 - Construction Contracts and Specifications

Prerequisites: CET 101 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Description: Introduction to building construction contract documents. Student is exposed to contract law, general conditions of the contract and construction specifications using the Construction Specifications Institute Standards. Analysis of owner, designer, and contractor responsibilities under contract. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 2
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 260 - Construction Project Management

Prerequisites: CET 101, 201 or permission of the Department Chairperson.

Description: Corequisistes: CET 250 Introduction to methods and techniques of managing construction projects. Construction business organization, contracts, bonding, insurance, construction site supervision, labor law and labor relations. Introduction to computer applications in project administration. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech

CET 295 - Independent Study-CET

Description: SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a. Formerly CET 699. Students who have completed CET 699 will not receive credit for CET 295.

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Engineering/Physics/Tech