1.562 Structural Design Project I


Class Info

Students work in teams to design a long-span structure, emphasizing conceptual design and advanced structural analysis. Subject covers structural systems and construction methods, interdisciplinary collaboration, design strategies for resistance to static and dynamic loading, and simplified calculation methods to validate numerical simulations. Emphasis on oral and visual communication of engineering concepts and students present their projects to leading engineers for feedback.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.562 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Ochsendorf and G. Herning.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Fridays in 1-371.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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