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Beginner Level

High school algebra High school geometry

Approx. 12 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Define compression

  • Identify the definitions of the key glossary terms related to compression

  • Recognize the role of a column in resisting compression

  • Recognize the role of an arch in resisting compression

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Beginner Level

High school algebra High school geometry

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Dartmouth College

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Compression

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 5 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
6 hours to complete

Columns, Anti-funicular Forms, and Arches

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 36 min), 14 readings, 11 quizzes
Week
3
Week 3
3 hours to complete

Building Anti-funicular Forms

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes

About the The Engineering of Structures Around Us Specialization

The Engineering of Structures Around Us

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