ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Engineered Wood

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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It's called engineered wood because I'm using plywood, which is not like just a regular chunk of wood. It's actually individual plies and then layered up. The top chunk of wood and the bottom chunk, which would technically be called chords, the top chord and the bottom chord can either be just literally a piece of wood, like a two by two or a two by three, something like that, or it can also be made out of those little ply elements.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 31h

Author: Mike Newman