Course Information: ARCH 2615–5615
Department of Architecture, Cornell University

ARCH 2615/5615 Building Technology II: Structural Elements

Spring 2022

Jonathan Ochshorn

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Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:40 am – 10:55 am. Instruction mode: Virtual instruction via Canvas/Zoom for first two weeks; then, per current plans, in-person instruction (Room 305 Ives Hall).

Text: Use this link for online purchase of Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Third Edition (low-cost paperback, free pdf, or free web version). Do not purchase the first or second edition.

Canvas: Use Canvas for Zoom lecture links, exams, and to upload assignments. For everything else, stay here!

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Course Information

Course outline

Assign. 1 | Assign. 2 | Assign. 3 | Assign. 4 | Assign. 5 | Assign. 6 | Solutions, where available, are linked from assignment webpage.

Practice Prelim 1

Course policies: Course description; grading; academic integrity [pdf].

Structural calculators | Online text

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Teaching assistant assignments:

ILR Classroom Technologies:; 607-255-5484 (Jon Stern or Michael "Chief" Haflett); Classroom technology guide | using lapel mics.

Final exam: The Office of the University Registrar assigns a specific day and time for this course's final exam: May 16, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM.

Links to student health and wellbeing information: Go to "Personal," then "Health & Wellbeing"

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