Tompkins Cortland Community College

CONT216 - Materials Testing


This is a fourth-semester course designed for Construction Technology students. Laboratory procedures pertaining to a variety of construction materials are discussed, followed by performance of those tests. Students prepare complete, formal reports of each exercise to professional standards. Course content is presented through lecture, class discussion, and demonstrations. Students perform lab exercises either individually or in groups. Prerequisites: CONT 107; ENGL 103; MATH 122; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. Prior completion of a lab science is strongly recommended. 2 Cr. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.) Spring semester.