Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Full Major status in Architecture.
Requirement Designation:
Quantitative Intensive BS
Course Attribute:
Quantitative Reasoning BS
Description
Investigation of individual structural elements in a three dimensional architectural context, including discussions of three dimensional equilibrium and forces, how one element bears upon another and three dimensional structural systems as implemented by architects. Begins the investigation of the fundamentals of statics and mechanics of materials; two-dimensional structural systems including axial elements; basic methods of graphical and analytical analysis.