Dartmouth College
Engineering of Structures: Compression
Dartmouth College

Engineering of Structures: Compression

This course is part of The Engineering of Structures Around Us Specialization

Taught in English

Vicki May

Instructor: Vicki May

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll 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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Assessments

17 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the The Engineering of Structures Around Us Specialization
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There are 3 modules in this course

This module introduces you to the topic compression.

What's included

3 videos9 readings2 quizzes

This module explores compression in details. It deals with topics such as columns, arches, and other anti-funicular forms. It explores their roles in resisting compression.

What's included

9 videos14 readings11 quizzes2 plugins

This module explores how to build anti-funicular forms.

What's included

1 video4 readings4 quizzes3 discussion prompts

Instructor

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4.8 (5 ratings)
Vicki May
Dartmouth College
5 Courses3,121 learners

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