Structural Technology for Practicing & Intern Architects

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Structural Technology for Practicing & Intern Architects

May 30, 2020 - May 31, 2020


*20 LU & HSW Credits*

Presented by: Dr. Medhi Setareh

Sponsored by: Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Virtual Two Day Event: Saturday, May 30, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Sunday, May 31, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of the structural technology topics that every architect should be aware of. It also helps intern architects prepare for the structural portions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE5.0) offered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). This course reviews the necessary knowledge on structural theory and behavior of different building components in steel, concrete, and wood, and structural framing layout. The class meets on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31, 2020.

What will be covered: 

  1. Structural Theory
  2. Steel Structures
  3. Concrete Structures
  4. Wood Structures
  5. Long-Span Systems
  6. Structural Framing Layout

What’s Included:

  • a Copy of STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS Second Edition book
  • 20 LU and HSW credits approved by the AIA
  • A complete set of information on the theoretical and practical aspects of building structures
  • Terms used by structural engineers to improve communication between architect and structural engineer.

How to Register:

The fee for the seminars includes course materials, 20 hours of instruction, a copy of the STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS – Second Edition (2017) [$89.00 on]. All participants will receive a certificate of completion upon request. This seminar is eligible for a total of 20 Learning Unit (LU) hours and qualifies for 20 hours of Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW). To register, complete the attached form and make payment by Friday, May 22, 2020. To benefit the early registration discount, registration must be completed by the end of May 15, 2020. No Refunds after registration. However, substitutions are accepted at any time. In case of cancellation of the program, registrants will be fully-refunded


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