Structures and Strength of Materials Fundamentals
Define and explain the technical terminology inherent with structural design and construction.
Explain how material properties affect structural design and construction.
Explain how structural principles lead to safely performing construction activities.
Solve concurrent and nonconcurrent structural force systems using equilibrium principles.
Loads and Reactions
Apply load tracing principles to solve support reactions and external load conditions.
Shear and Moment Diagrams
Develop shear and moment diagrams.
Design a beam considering bending, shear stress, and deflection.
Calculate column capacity considering critical buckling and column load interaction.
Calculate load capacity for structural connections.
Apply structural design principles for timber, steel, and concrete applications.