Wood and Steel
Be able to extract basic material properties of wood, aluminum and steel from simple mechanical tests.
Observe and understand the failure mechanisms of isotropic and orthotropic materials.
Develop an ability to communicate effectively.
Experimentation and Data Interpretation
Develop an ability to design and conduct civil engineering experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Develop an ability to apply knowledge of structural engineering.
Understand basic characteristics of fiber-reinforced plastic composite materials.
Be able to apply the maximum normal stress, maximum shear stress, and octahedral shear stress failure theories.