Why Buildings Fail Part 3: Engineering Errors During the Design Phase

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CE Info: 1.75 HSW LU
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Architects face countless challenges in the performance of their work, including the obligation to anticipate all reasonably predictable sources of failure and to provide a design that successfully lessens the likelihood of any kind of failure. This course presents examples of structural engineering errors during the design process and offers guidance on how to avoid them. This course is one of a six-part series that investigates the sources of building failure. Each part can be taken as an individual course. In 2022, this material was reviewed and updated to remain timely but was not extensively rewritten.

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