Continuum Education

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As of September 1, 2019, quizzes for NCARB’s long-format monographs (hardcopies and "digital monographs") were discontinued. We continue to offer our popular short-format courses for HSW Learning Units, and offer a new course each month.

Wind Forces Part I: An Overview of Wind/Winds & Buildings/The Nature of Wind

Format: CE Course
CE Info: 2.25 HSW LU
Contact Info: Customer Service (customerservice@ncarb.org)

Description:
While advances in technology have led to expanded code requirements and greater client expectations with regard to building performance, the unexpectedly high pressures associated with wind forces often result in extensive building failures. This course introduces the learner to the fundamental concepts and vocabulary associated with wind forces. The technical aspects of wind forces are also reviewed, with particular emphasis on how buildings behave when subjected to wind and the structural aspects of building behavior. This is the first course in a series of five courses on wind forces. Each part may be taken as an individual course.

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Continuum Education

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The Continuum Education Series is one of the most cost-effective ways for architects to fulfill their state and AIA continuing education requirements.
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