|1.||Formulate area and volume calculations to produce a bill of quantities;|
|2.||Examine what happens to a body when forces are applied to it;|
|3.||Interpret the effect of live, dead and distributed loads on buildings;|
|4.||Articulate the properties of common building materials such as timber, steel and concrete; and|
|5.||Elaborate the physics behind simple structural members such as columns, beams and truss ties and rods.|
Principles of Structure 5th ed
Whatt and Hough (2013)
Principles of Structural Design 2nd ed
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