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INDES 242 Interior Materials & Sources • 5 Cr.

Description:

Introduces textiles and various interior materials and sources selected, specified, installed and maintained in an interior environment. Topics include, materials for flooring, walls, ceilings, upholstery, millwork, and cabinetry. Includes equipment, appliances, how to measure, specify, and understand correct installation methods, and product maintenance. Prerequisite: INDES 171 with a C- or better.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding by applying information about the major fibers, their properties and how that relates to selection for appropriate end uses, by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Cite guidelines/criteria of varied pieces of federal legislation as they apply to fabrics, by successfully completing exam questions.
  • Cite ADA guidelines for interior finish applications.
  • Identify material testing standards for appropriate for material selection.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of sources for materials and products by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Must demonstrate that materials and products are appropriately selected and applied on the basis of their properties and performance criteria, by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of installation methods (for example, carpet, resilient flooring, wall covering) by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of material maintenance requirements, by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of sustainable resources, and environmental issues such as VOCs and LEED by successfully completing exam questions and projects.
  • Must demonstrate understanding of the impact on health and welfare and interior materials, by successfully completing exam questions.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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