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Beginner Level

High school algebra High school geometry

Approx. 13 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Define tension

  • Recognize the role of ropes and cables in sustaining tension

  • Identify the definitions of the key glossary terms related to tension

  • Recognize the role of funicular forms in structures

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Beginner Level

High school algebra High school geometry

Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Dartmouth College

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Tension

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
6 hours to complete

Angles, Funicular Forms, and Bridges

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 41 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
3
Week 3
4 hours to complete

Building a Cable-stayed Bridge

4 hours to complete
1 video (Total 12 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes

About the The Engineering of Structures Around Us Specialization

The Engineering of Structures Around Us

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