Introduction to Basic Structures

CNM-201 : Introduction to Basic Structures

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
STEM
Subject:
STEM
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of structural analysis and design for buildings, bridges and other structures. Students investigate the behavior of structural systems and elements through design exercises, case studies, and load testing of models. Students design structures using timber, masonry, steel, and concrete and gain an appreciation of structural design, with an emphasis on environmental impact associated with large scale construction.