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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Open Web Steel Joists

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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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So we have a big long depth of material because we're essentially all open it's not like a wide flange where we have the steel going the full depth and therefore I'm using a lot of steel to get any depth at all and so therefore I'm usually trying to keep it down a bit because I don't wanna spend all the money and all that steel but we know that more depth is gonna give us more stiffness and more spanning capacity. The depth of the member is the thing that is the sort of most telling. That and the fact that it's steel and not Jell-O or something, right?

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman