ARC - Architecture
STRUCTURES FOR ARCHITECTS
Prerequisite is 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.