Loads and Structural Systems
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Structures are heavily influenced by the loads they're designed to carry. First, take a closer look at the most important loads structures must resist, including traffic loads and earthquake loads. Then, using the historic iron building at Watervliet Arsenal in New York, analyze how loads are actually transmitted through structural systems along load paths.