CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Category Name:
Commercial Field Engineering

 

Courses For This Category

 

 Commercial Field Engineering I
 Commercial Field Engineering II
 Commercial Field Engineering III
 Commercial Field Engineering IV
 Commercial Field Engineering V
 Commercial Field Engineering VI
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering I Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 7:45 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
Commercial Field Engineering III Rodriguez T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Commercial Field Engineering I
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,042.00
18 Sessions/56 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spankish TABE Reading Test and English or Spanish TABE Math Test or Applied Construction Math Class & ESL Placement Test. The course will introduce the students with a working knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment including drawings used in construction buildings today. Using the Construction Materials, Methods, and Techniques as a guide, this course will cover Division 1 through 3. The course topics include: Building Structures and Systems, Construction, Properties of Materials, The Building Site, Soils, Foundations, Precast Concrete Construction, Concrete, and Cast-In-Place Concrete. While using the blueprints, the course will provide a basic understanding of blueprints including: Plan Views; Elevations; and Related Views: Sections, Details, and Schedules. Emphasis is given to Architectural and Structural Drawings.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
MATERIALS:
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering I Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 7:45 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
 
Commercial Field Engineering II
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
This course covers the basic mathematical principles used for field surveying and measurement as applied to basic construction field engineering. Topics include: Calculation of Angles, Coordinates System and Trigonometric Ratios, Solving Right Triangles, including Special Angles, and Applications, Law of Sine, Law of Cosine, and Finding Areas of Triangles, Resection Using Angles and Distances, and Calculating Areas and Volumes.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering I
MATERIALS:
Calculator, Programmable HP35S
$128.00 - Purchase Required
Introductory to Technical Mathematics 6th Ed
$318.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Commercial Field Engineering III
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering II The course is an overview of the Surveying Field practices as it applies to the Field Engineering profession. It will start with proper equipment, daily schedules, good notes, communicating and end with using the laser properly. The course topics include: Construction Surveying, Communication, Fieldwork Practices, Distance Measurement-Chaining, Angle Measurement, Total Station, Leveling, and Lasers.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering II
MATERIALS:
T-41 Timely Template
$2.00 - Purchase Required
Field Book
$13.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator, Programmable HP35S
$128.00 - Previously Purchased
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Previously Purchased
Engineering Computation Pad
$22.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering III Rodriguez T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
 
Commercial Field Engineering IV
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,143.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
This course including lab covers an overview of the surveying profession as it applies to Field Engineering. Part two covers the Office Work and the Calculations. The course topics include: Equipment Calibration, Office Practice, Math Essentials, Chain Corrections, Traverse Computations, and Coordinate Geometry.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering III
MATERIALS:
T-41 Timely Template
$2.00 - Previously Purchased
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator, Programmable HP35S
$128.00 - Previously Purchased
Engineering Computation Pad
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
Field Book
$13.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Commercial Field Engineering V
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,373.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering IV This course including lab covers the advanced mathematical principles used for field surveying and measurement as applied to construction field engineering. The course topics include: Horizontal Curves, Vertical Curves, Quantities, Layout Techniques, Construction Control, One-person Surveying, and Field Observations.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering IV
MATERIALS:
T-41 Timely Template
$2.00 - Previously Purchased
Field Book
$13.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator, Programmable HP35S
$128.00 - Previously Purchased
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Previously Purchased
Engineering Computation Pad
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Commercial Field Engineering VI
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $425.00
16 Sessions/48 Hours
This course consists of 48 hour and covers Commercial Blueprint Reading & Specifications with emphasis on the interrelationship between drawings, specifications and construction project. Topics include: Evolution of a Construction Project; Construction Documents; Plan Views; Elevations and Related Views; Sections, Details, Symbols, Schedules. Emphasis is given to Civil Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical Drawings and Specifications. Note: If a student has previously purchased prints and specs in another CEF Estimating or Blueprint Reading Course, those may be used for this class. Student would still need to purchase the text(s) for this course.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering V
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **