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Basic Structural Principles

This course introduces issues relevant to the fundamentals of structures including static, strength, and stability of materials. 


  • Describe code requirements
  • Explain structural design principles and terminology
  • Identify structural design examples including:
    • Load determination Tributary area
    • Availability of materials
    • Moment diagrams
    • Concrete footing design
    • Design of joists, rafters, and beams
    • Steel
    • Sheer diagrams
    • Building stability
    • Concrete walls
    • Connections


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