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Construction Procedures, Materials and Testing is a course in which construction systems are discussed along with material stresses and other engineering concepts. The course provides an introduction to materials used in construction as well as techniques used in blueprint reading for building construction. Students learn about construction methods through demonstrations and lab experiments. The main emphasis is on structural steel, masonry, wood, reinforced concrete, and combined structural systems. Students develop understanding of the construction process with different materials. They understand the relevant engineering and mathematical relationships.