Mehrzad Khorsandi

Residential Faculty - Drafting

Applied Sciences and Technology

480-461-7257

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

CON221 Applied Statics 3 Credits
Emphasis on response of bodies to the action of forces. Elementary analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics, focuses on mastery of basic principles of trigonometry, application of vectors and forces, and moments, with analysis of basic structures and structural components, trusses, shear and moment diagrams, centroids, and moments of inertia.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, (MAT182 OR MAT187), and PHY111.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30623
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30623 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON223 Strength of Materials 3 Credits
Strength and application of materials of construction, including mechanics of beams, shafts, and bolted and welded connections under various loading conditions. Construction behavior of various materials externally and internally. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30635
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30635 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON243 Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials 3 Credits
Fundamentals of machine selection and production estimating, using computer-generated data to develop programs that speed the decision process or allow easy analysis of multiple options used in the heavy construction industry. Applications of engineering principles in analyzing economical approaches for heavy construction. Covers fleet operation, methods, maintenance, and programs for construction of dams, tunnels, roads, and excavations of buildings. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30637
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
Mo
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30637 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3 Credits
Detailed analysis and interpretation of construction drawings (blueprint reading); interpretation of symbols, annotations, conventions, terms of trade; and understanding of drawing, dimensioning, plan organization, and specifications. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30888
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30888 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3 Credits
Comprehensive study of construction methods, materials, codes, and equipment used in building construction. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30612
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30612 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

30622
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30622 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

CON181 Cost Estimating 3 Credits
Determining quantities of material, equipment, and labor for a construction project. Includes procedures used to apply unit costs to these items in a minimum of time. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Safety Standards and their impact on construction cost. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30046
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30046 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON221 Applied Statics 3 Credits
Emphasis on response of bodies to the action of forces. Elementary analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics, focuses on mastery of basic principles of trigonometry, application of vectors and forces, and moments, with analysis of basic structures and structural components, trusses, shear and moment diagrams, centroids, and moments of inertia.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, (MAT182 OR MAT187), and PHY111.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30343
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30343 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON223 Strength of Materials 3 Credits
Strength and application of materials of construction, including mechanics of beams, shafts, and bolted and welded connections under various loading conditions. Construction behavior of various materials externally and internally. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30047
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30047 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3 Credits
Detailed analysis and interpretation of construction drawings (blueprint reading); interpretation of symbols, annotations, conventions, terms of trade; and understanding of drawing, dimensioning, plan organization, and specifications. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30555
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30555 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3 Credits
Comprehensive study of construction methods, materials, codes, and equipment used in building construction. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30044
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30044 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

30045
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30045 Students may contact instructor at: mehrzad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

CON243 Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials 3 Credits
Fundamentals of machine selection and production estimating, using computer-generated data to develop programs that speed the decision process or allow easy analysis of multiple options used in the heavy construction industry. Applications of engineering principles in analyzing economical approaches for heavy construction. Covers fleet operation, methods, maintenance, and programs for construction of dams, tunnels, roads, and excavations of buildings. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30049
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/23/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

13 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30049 Students may contact instructor at: mehzrad.khorsandi@mesacc.edu

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