To be a successful architects or a designer, you must understand the manufacture/processing, properties, performance, structure, end uses and maintenance requirements of many different kind of material.
We will first talk about materials science,and major materials types (Wood, Steel, and Concrete) and their properties and testing. We shall discuses in details primary building materials such as Wood, Cement, Stone, and Concrete. Also, we will explain the properties of Brick and Block, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals.
Then we shall talk about what's considered as secondary building materials. These materials are as following:
2)Plastics and Fabrics
5)Glass and Structural Glazing
7)Coatings and Finishes
9)Fire and Smoke Resistant Materials
11)New and Innovative Building Materials
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