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Mechanical Shafts

14m 52s

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

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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So again you're thinking of these things in plan, you think okay it's just a bunch of small conduits, and then up in the ceiling it's just a bunch of small conduits, but the relationship from that wall to that ceiling element is going to be much more sort of full and dramatic as it moves through in order to allow for that wire to be pulled. The same thing with the air, same thing with the water in the systems, right, you're always looking what are the actuality of these things so I can make sure that I'm making these shafts in a way that's sort of reasonable and safe. Our biggest concern is going to be fire stopping, second thing is going to be about the movement, about how these things are going because you don't want the fire stopping to be stopped, to be bothered by the fact that there's different movement on different floors, and then the next thing is just making sure that we're really fitting everything in given the fact that everything is sort of moving in these sort of awkward ways.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 18m

Author: Mike Newman