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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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KBD 1020 - Construction and Mechanical Systems for Kitchen and Bathroom Design

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This foundational course focuses on residential kitchen and bath construction basics, mechanical systems and interpretation of blueprint drawings. Included is an introduction to the plumbing, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), electrical and lighting systems typically used in a residential construction.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Completion of KBD 1010  or taken concurrently, or a prior drafting course with instructor’s consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of plans and codes
  3. Site plans and excavation
  4. Footings
  5. Foundation
  6. Types of Construction
  7. Floor Construction
  8. Engineered Wood
  9. Wall and Ceiling Construction
  10. Roof Types and Construction
  11. Doors
  12. Electrical
  13. Finishing Aspects
  14. HVAC
  15. Plumbing
  16. Ventilation
  17. Windows

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Interpret blueprint drawings
  2. Describe the basic concepts of residential construction systems
  3. Identify the impact of these concepts in new construction and/or a remodeling application.

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