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CAR 115 - Mathematics for Carpenters 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course provides a foundation of mathematics applied to the carpentry trade. Students will practice computational skills and apply analytical solutions to carpentry projects using measurements, geometry, speed squares, sliding t-bevels, combination squares and framing squares.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Calculate linear feet, board feet, square feet and cubic feet.
  2. Calculate measurement to one eighth of an inch and one centimeter.
  3. Estimate quantities of material and prepare order sheets.
  4. Lay out building lines by using the Pythagorean Theorem.
  5. Build batter boards and accurately establish building lines with string.
Listed Topics
  1. Space and measurement calculations
  2. Measuring devices
  3. Estimating materials
  4. Building layout
  5. Batter boards
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/06/2014

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