September 11, 2019 | 0800 - 1730
You will have the opportunity to identify basic engineering principles and practices incorporated in residential dwelling design and construction. This course offers students a working knowledge of engineering methodology involved in the performance of structural components of residential construction. Various chapters of the code book will be thoroughly reviewed. Students are highly encouraged to bring their residential code books to class. As the pertinent code sections are reviewed, examples are worked, allowing the students to gain an understanding of engineered design relative to code compliance.This course covers all structural chapters of the residential code.
Steve Knight P.E.
Steve Knight, P.E., received his BS in Civil Engineering from N.C. State University and holds a master's degree in engineering from USC Columbia, SC. He is licensed to practice engineering in 10 states and is a licensed North Carolina General Contractor. He started his career as a design and test engineer. Later, he joined a construction firm as Vice President of Engineering. In 1994, Mr. Knight started his own engineering consulting firm specializing in residential and commercial construction.