BLCT 1132 - Estimating I, 2 Credits

Level: Lower

This course develops mathematical concepts and application skills necessary for the carpenter and mason to estimate building quantities and associated costs. Topics include arithmetic operations with whole numbers, decimals, and fractional numbers. Formulas for area, volume, board foot quantities, and basic geometry as it pertains to construction will be studied. The quantities estimated are in the framing/sheathing stages of enclosing a building including concrete, brick, and block calculations.