Introduction to the basic structural principles and material properties that underpin the fabric of natural and constructed environments. The course presents the basic requirements for structural systems; structural form and proportion; equilibrium; strength of materials; bending and shear; combined stresses; elasticity, plasticity and ductility; elastic deformation; buckling; structural design principles; and, elementary soil mechanics.
Taught by the School of Architecture, part of the Faculty of Architecture & Design
This course assessment includes an exam
Course outline 2016 ( 504 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Course outline 2015 ( 543 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Coordinator: Regan Potangaroa.
Teaching dates 29th February 2016 - 27th March 2016
Teaching dates 29th February 2016 - 20th March 2016
Teaching dates 28th March 2016 - 24th April 2016
Teaching dates 4th April 2016 - 24th April 2016
Teaching dates 2nd May 2016 - 5th June 2016