# Engineering of Structures: Tension

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## Engineering of Structures: Tension at Coursera Overview

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## Engineering of Structures: Tension at Coursera Highlights

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## Engineering of Structures: Tension at Coursera Course details

• You will study different structures and identify what role tension plays in their designs
• The first module explores tension and its importance in building structures
• You will understand the role of funicular forms in sustaining tension, how to best design elements and systems that resist tensile force
• You will also recognize the similarities and differences between suspension bridges and cable-stayed bridges
• You'll also study the structures of different bridges and share a report on them

## Engineering of Structures: Tension at Coursera Curriculum

Introduction to Tension

Preliminary Material: What Do You Think?

Why Do We Care About Tension (Video 3:26)

From the Instructor's Desk

Overview of the Course Concepts

Welcome

Syllabus

Coursera Code of Conduct

Coursera Honor Code

What Do You Think? Image

Owl's Problem

Glossary

Preliminary Material: What Do You Think?

Owl's Problem Quiz

Why Do We Care About Tension: Practice Problem

Angles, Funicular Forms, and Bridges

Lesson: Funicular Forms

Lesson: Angles (Video 5:50)

Example: Funicular Form (Video 3:33)

Lesson: Bridges (Video 4:59)

Example: Owl's Cable-Stayed Bridge (Video 7:00)

Example: Suspension Bridge (Video 8:58)

Lesson: Funicular Forms

Explore: Funicular Forms

Lesson: Angles

Example: Funicular Form

Lesson: Bridges

Example: Owl's Cable-Stayed Bridge

Example: Suspension Bridge

Funicular Forms: Practice Problem

Angles: Practice Problem

Example Funicular Form: Practice Problem

Bridges: Practice Problem

Angles, Funicular Forms, and Bridges

Building a Cable-stayed Bridge

Build Cable-stayed Bridge (Video 12:15)

Build: Cable-stayed Bridge

What You'll Share

Owl Uses Ropes to Build a Bridge!

What Do You Think of Owl's Solution?

Building a Cable-stayed Bridge Graded Assessment

## Important Dates

Mar 5, 2024
Course Commencement Date

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