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The Investigation and Rehabilitation of Constructed Buildings and Structures: The Investigation of Historical Structural Systems - Part I: Concrete, Hollow Clay Tile & Unit Masonry Framing Systems

Matthew Stuart, PE, SE

This course is the second learning unit associated with the topic of the investigation and rehabilitation of constructed buildings and structures. This second course begins with a discussion of the importance of determining the type and name of any historical structural system that is encountered in an existing building.

The course then includes a detailed discussion of the methods of construction and analysis of the following historical structural systems:

SMI system
Other historic reinforced concrete systems
Hollow clay tile arch systems
One and two-way hollow clay tile and masonry joist systems
Prefabricated hollow clay tile and concrete block framing systems

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

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