CARP213: ENGINEERED STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS
This course covers the design of heavy timber construction, lamination, dams, bridges and trusses. Construct, in proper sequence, a panel roof system having hinge connectors, steel caps, beam seats, and sawn lumber roof members. Construct a truss roof system. Tie the basic knots used in rigging. Direct a crane using university recognized hand signals.
- The student will demonstrate the ability to locate and install bearing hangers, bridging, blocking, and bracing.
- The student will layout and install wood columns and beams with proper post bases, post caps, and hangers.