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PCS 107

The Natural Context

This course offers an introduction to the application of basic physical concepts and processes in the physical world to the built environment. Basic concepts of physics are introduced in the context of the building project: gravitation, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, waves, and properties of materials. Structural concepts of applied loads balanced by structural resistance are also considered. The concept of natural versus controlled environments is introduced and implications are discussed.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

Not available to Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Students (with the exception of Architectural Science Program) nor to Faculty of Science Students.

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Physics