Dec 09, 2022  
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ARC 138 - Structures for Architects (3 CR.)


Prerequisite(s): ARC 133 . Analyzes the various forces acting on a building and surveys the structural elements used to resist them. Uses case studies of ordinary and unusual structures to illustrate concepts of structural design. Provides a conceptual overview of structural systems for students interested in the design and construction of buildings. Requires some elementary algebra. Includes exercises in reading structural drawings and tables. Lecture 3 hours per week.



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