Wind Forces Part III: Building Design Concepts to Resist Wind/Descriptive Examples of Building Design for Wind

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CE Info: 1.25 HSW LU
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Buildings can be considered as an assembly of parts or components. These parts may be major structural elements or seemingly non-structural elements that contribute to the enclosure of space. This course focuses on building structure and how it may be designed to resist pressures. Through the use of examples, a review is presented of the structural systems of two buildings and the possible construction types, and details to be considered when the design process focuses on the effects of wind. This is the third course in a series of five courses on wind forces. Each part may be taken as an individual course.

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