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Architectural Technology


Explores the methods of calculating building loads and subsequent analysis of their effect on structural members. Examines topics including: the design of floor joists, headers, basement beams, tall walls and columns in residential and light commercial construction. Conventional lumber, manufactured lumber and steel beams and columns will be sized by standard calculations and manufacture/third party computer software.

Prerequisites: 10-504-118 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA W/APPS or 10-804-195 COLLEGE ALGEBRA W/APPS and 10-806-154 GENERAL PHYSICS 1, or with Dean or Associate Dean approval.

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