Jun 03, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
    
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADOB 112 - Adobe Wall Construction


Credits: 3

An introduction to exterior and interior adobe wall construction techniques. Students will learn the requirements for wall thickness, height and foundation construction based on the New Mexico Earthen Building Code. Topics include the installation of windows and doors and lintels over openings, the construction of bond beams at the top of walls, methods for the attachment of roof structural members and design and construction of buttresses and arches.

Offered: Fall.
Two lecture hours, two lab hours.



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