Welcome to ARCH 122

Introduction to Engineering Mechanics

This course gives the basic information about the principles of statics and strength. Force vectors, equivalent force systems, free body diagrams, support reactions, analysis of planar trusses, analysis of beams, shear force, bending moment and axial force diagrams, centroids and moment of inertia of sections, stress and strain, axial stress, shear stress, bending stress, combined stress effects.

AVAILABLE THIS SEMESTER

Building of the Week 14:

Centro Niemeyer by Oscar Niemeyer

http://www.dezeen.com/2011/03/24/centro-niemeyer-by-oscar-niemeyer/

Building of the Week 13:

Freitag Shop Zurich by Spillmann Echsle Architects

http://www.spillmannechsle.ch/seiten/ffsz8.htm

Building of the Week 12:

Louis Vuitton Museum by Frank Gehry

http://theonecentre.com/bar/snacks/louis-vuitton-museum-a-new-level-of-branded-art

Building of the Week 11:

Jubilee Church by Richard Meier

http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/jubilee/

Building of the Week 10:

Parasite Office by za bor architects

http://www.zabor.net/Parasite_office

Building of the Week 09:

San Francisco Airport by SOM

http://www.som.com/projects/san_francisco_international_airport__structural_engineering

Building of the Week 08:

Juam Carlos I Antarctic Station by Hugh Broughton Architects

http://www.hbarchitects.co.uk/

Building of the Week 07:

Shell House Villa in Japan by ARTechnic

http://www.artechnic.jp/residential/album/shell-2008

Building of the Week 06:

Nomad Nest by Kansas City Institute of Art Students

http://www.inhabitots.com/missouri-botanical-garden-hosts-treemendous-extreme-treehouses-exhibition/

Building of the Week 05:

Renault Distribution Center in Swindon by Foster and Partners

http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/renault-distribution-centre/

Building of the Week 04:

Vancouver Salt Building by Acton Ostry Architects (renovation)

http://www.actonostry.ca/projects/salt/

Building of the Week 03:

Kansai Airport Terminal by Renzo Piano

http://www.rpbw.com/

Building of the Week 02: 

Sports Center by Canducci Group

http://www.canduccigroup.it/projects_gallery

Building of the Week 01:

 The Tote by Serie Architects

www.serie.co.uk/html/Projects/tote.html