Learning Objectives

1. Identify from an image a structure's designer, location, basic form, and structural materials

2. Explain how form (beam, arch, cable, truss, etc.) relates to developed forces in a structure

3. Explain qualitatively how applied loads are transferred by a structural system to the ground

4. Explain the social, symbolic, and scientific significance of landmark structures: Eiffel Tower, George Washington Bridge, Hancock Tower, and Salginatobel bridge at least

5. Perform simple calculations to determine the forces in main structural members

6. Research the qualifications of a structure as a work of structural art, and provide a clear critique in written, graphical, and oral forms