221-590-VA, Project Manual
The objective of this course is the study of the content, organization and presentation of the project manual which forms an integral part of the complete documentation required to execute a construction project. The most important types of construction contracts and the methods employed to select the most suitable contractor by tendering will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on preparing architectural specifications and examining their role in ensuring quality of construction. Students will research construction materials and methods of their installation. Students will work on the assembling of a specification.