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ARCH 347 - Structural Systems in Architecture I

Credits: 4

Introduction to structure as a building system.  Overview of contemporary structural systems and their components, including wood, timber, steel, concrete, masonry, and hybrid structures.  Discussion of building code requirements for structure, general guidelines for building structures, including appropriate application, and methods for schematic estimation of structural member sizing.  Basic understanding of how gravity and lateral forces are propagated through a structural frame from load to building foundation.

Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.

This course replaces ARCH 348 and ARCH 449.

Prerequisites: PHYS 113 or 115, MATH 100 or higher, ARCH 248, and admission to a professional program in the college.

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UGE course

K-State 8
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Natural and Physical Sciences

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