AEC 118 :: Construction Materials
Spring 2012 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 23319
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Doug Madden
808 845-9409 (Ph)
808 845-2679 (Fax)
Course URL:
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/09/2012 - 05/11/2012
Schedule Notes: This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination
Course Requirements: Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the class is

Course Description: A broad survey of materials used in construction and buildings and other structures comprised of those materials. Materials and methods
of light wood construction, lumber classifications and uses, plywood,
concrete, metals, plaster, and drywall, glass, equipment, and electrical
and mechanical systems are some of the topics studied.

Exams are taken on campus at Honolulu Community College or other approved

Requirements: Miscellaneous construction materials and tools for (1) a small 3-dimensional model and (2) an illustration board display project.
Materials such as an X-Acto knife, a "foam core" board, etc. (along with
sizes and other requirements) will be listed in the first "class."

Send e-mail to instructor at before the end of the first day of instruction.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Honolulu CC bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS

Technical Requirements: The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:
Additional Notes:

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