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Joint Sealing for Buildings AIA HSW

This program is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation.


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5272 Meadow Estates Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030-6658

Phone & Fax: 703-988-0088
www.PDHonline.com
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An AIA/CES Registered Continuing Education Provider (#J681)


Course Outline

This online course provides criteria for the design of building joints and for the selection of sealants to prevent entry of water, air, dust, light, or sound through the joints. The contents also cover joint movement, approximate joint dimensions, joint size, materials, and selection of sealants. The course materials are based entirely on the Technical Manual TM 5-805-6 of Department of the Army USA: Joint Sealing for Buildings This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Course Content

The purpose of this course is to provide criteria for the design of building joints and for the selection of sealants to prevent entry of water, air, dust, light, or sound through the joints. You are required to study the following Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC):

UFC 3-190-01FA Design: Joint Sealing for Buildings
(a PDF file, November 2003)

Which is based on the following Technical Manual of Department of the Army USA:

TM 5-805-6: Joint Sealing for Buildings
(26 pages, PDF file format, 337 KB).

Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document for your study.

Related Links

For additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following websites or web pages:

Sealants and Coatings
Sika Joint Sealants & Adhesives CE Industries
CBD-155. Joint Movement and Sealant Selection
The Online Expert on Adhesives and Sealants
ASTM C1193 Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealant (outline and references only)

Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.