ARE Seminar Series: Structural Systems

30 Jul

ARE Structural Systems

ARE Seminar Series: Structural Systems

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 6:00pm

AIAri Windows: 158 Washington Street, Providence, RI

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Robert J. Dermody, AIA, NCARB, will present an overview of the Structural Systems Division of the ARE.  This division of the ARE incorporates both multiple-choice questions, and a structural layout vignette.  Content areas include: general structures, seismic forces, wind forces and lateral forces.  This session will review of general structural principles such as equilibrium, forces, structural systems, load paths, structural materials, and basic structural behavior.  Sample structural questions and problems will also be discussed and solved.

About our presenter…

Robert J. Dermody is an associate professor in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI.  Mr. Dermody has a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a Master of Architecture degree with a concentration in Structures from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Mr. Dermody teaches both design studios and technical courses at the undergraduate level. Courses taught include: structural design, construction materials and methods, and design studios.  He is a founding member of the Building Technology Educators Society.

Mr. Dermody is a registered architect in Massachusetts.



One Response to “ARE Seminar Series: Structural Systems”


  1. ARE Review Notes: Structural Systems | Emerging Professionals Committee - August 19, 2013

    […] SYSTEMS Review with Robert Dermody from Roger Williams […]

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