This course presents an overview of a variety of structural engineering topics that will enhance the graduates' ability to comprehend structural building systems. Topics include: structural systems, introduction of engineering theory (statics), and earthquake and lateral considerations. Structural systems in wood, steel and concrete will be explored. The course is delivered through lectures and problem solving sessions.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of BLDT 2041 for the Winter 2023 term.
Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 43013
Class meeting times
|Jan 10 - Mar 28||Tue||18:30 - 21:30||Burnaby|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
- Understand the relationship between different structural systems and building types.
- Estimate sizes for wood, steel and concrete; beams, columns, joists, etc.
- Perform preliminary concrete structural member sizing.
- Locate seismic resisting elements.
- Apply all of the above using proper building construction practices.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2008
Construction Design Principles (BLDT 2041) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Construction Supervision
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