ARC 552– Structures 1

Course Details

Course No.: 15551

Department: Architecture

Semester: 2015 Spring

Location: Wende – 114

Meeting Day(s): Monday & Friday

Meeting Time: 11:30AM - 12:50PM

Faculty: Alexander

Through the study of Statics and Strength of Materials, this course provides a theoretical and scientific
basis in the understanding of how various structural mechanisms and structural materials behave and
withstand loading. The concepts introduced during this course will be investigated with quantitative
analysis using both manual and computer techniques. The scope of this course will be limited to the
examination of simple structural elements such as beams, columns, trusses and frames.