ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Steel And Fire Protection

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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 there are places where this sort of solid structural steel verus these open-web things make sense and there's places where the open-webs really sort of jump out, and the solid steel is too heavy, it's too much, we don't need it and so we go with these other ones. In both cases, I'm gonna be very concerned about fire protection. And the classic way that we do fire protection is gonna be through drywall, which just means that you're wrapping columns and beams in either one layer of drywall for one hour protection, two layers of drywall for two hour protection.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 31h

Author: Mike Newman