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Structural Systems

Structural Systems

Brightwood Architecture Structural Systems

Exam Prep for the ARE® 4.0 Structural Systems Exam

The Structural Systems exam will test how you apply general structural principles to building design and construction. This challenging exam also tests your understanding of the principals related to lateral, seismic, and wind forces.

Brightwood’s Structural Systems exam prep package provides a comprehensive review. This package includes study guides, question and answers handbook, online instructor-led review course, flashcards, and vignettes. These study tools also provide valuable exam-day strategies and study tips. QBanks are also available for purchase.

Products and Packages for the SS Exam:

Select a Product Price
Packages
Structural Systems Package 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Package 4.0 $195.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood Architecture Education offers comprehensive packages designed to help you focus on essential information for each division, as well as provide flexibility in how you study.

Includes:

  • Downloadable Practice Vignettes (Instant Access!)
  • OnDemand Review Seminar (Instant Access!)
  • Questions & Answers Handbook
  • Study Guide
  • Flashcards

Features:

  • 8-hour instructor-led on-demand review seminar
  • Content organized according to the ARE; includes codes and illustrations
  • Hundreds of questions and answers
  • A sample exam and a self-diagnostic tool
  • Online interactive exercises and video tips

OnDemand Review Seminar Agenda:

  • General Structures
  • Seismic Forces
  • Wind Forces
  • Lateral Forces
  • Structural Vignette
Structural Systems Seminar & Study Guide Package 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Seminar & Study Guide Package 4.0 $129.95  Add to Cart 

This package includes an 8-hour, instructor-led seminar that reviews all of the content NCARB has outlined for the Structural Systems ARE 4.0 exam. Presented by an experienced Brightwood Architecture Education instructor over the course of a day, this seminar is an effective and interactive way for candidates to prepare for one of the most challenging divisions in the ARE. This package also includes a 209-page study guide.

Includes:

  • OnDemand Review Seminar (Instant Access!)
  • Study Guide

OnDemand Review Seminar Agenda:

  • General Structures
  • Seismic Forces
  • Wind Forces
  • Lateral Forces
  • Structural Vignette
Individual Products
Structural Systems QBank 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems QBank 4.0 $49.95  Add to Cart 

Build custom exams and quiz yourself with hundreds of multiple-choice questions.

Features:

  • 466 questions
     
  • Build custom exams using the topics and number of questions you select
     
  • View detailed answer explanations
     
  • Access your QBank 24/7, anywhere you have Internet
     
  • Instant access
Structural Systems Study Guide 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Study Guide 4.0 (Print) $79.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood's Structural Systems Study Guide covers both structural theory and practice, includes codes and regulations, and reviews pertinent environmental issues. Practice questions and a sample exam provide ample opportunity for a thorough review in preparation of the ARE Structural Systems exam.

Features:

  • New strategic planning guidelines
     
  • Content includes codes, illustrations, charts, and graphs
     
  • Chapter and final exam questions with in-depth answers
Structural Systems Study Guide 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Study Guide 4.0 (eBook) $79.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood's Structural Systems Study Guide eBook covers both structural theory and practice, includes codes and regulations, and reviews pertinent environmental issues. Practice questions and a sample exam provide ample opportunity for a thorough review in preparation of the ARE Structural Systems exam.

Features:

  • New strategic planning guidelines
     
  • Content includes codes, illustrations, charts, and graphs
     
  • Chapter and final exam questions with in-depth answers

Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.

Structural Systems Q&A 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Q&A 4.0 (Print) $35.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood's Structural Systems Questions & Answers Handbook allows candidates to test themselves on structural systems theory and practice. This text includes 586 questions and offers targeted quizzes that help you hone in on topics that require additional review.

Features:

  • 586 Questions with detailed answers
     
  • "Check-all-that-apply" question types
     
  • "Fill-in-the-blank" question types
Structural Systems Q&A 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Q&A 4.0 (eBook) $35.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood's Structural Systems Questions & Answers eBook allows candidates to test themselves on structural systems theory and practice. This eBook includes 586 questions and offers targeted quizzes that help you hone in on topics that require additional review.

Features:

  • 586 questions with detailed answers
     
  • "Check-all-that-apply" question types
     
  • "Fill-in-the-blank" question types

Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.

Structural Systems Flashcards 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Flashcards 4.0 $35.95  Add to Cart 

In the waiting room, at the airport, or on your lunch break, turn idle time into study time with Brightwood's Structural Systems flashcards.

  • 428 terms and definitions
Structural Systems Vignettes 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems Vignettes 4.0 $35.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood's Structural Systems Practice Vignettes provide unique study tools offering simulated practice for the ARE Structural Systems exam. Includes a suggested graphic solution for the Structural Layout vignette and analyzes the design principles involved in each solution.

Features:

  • Vignettes test to the latest standards
     
  • Rationales make solutions easier to understand
     
  • Similar to the ARE in style, standards, and number of vignettes
     
  • Downloadable PDF format
     
  • 90 days of online access from date of purchase
Structural Systems OnDemand Seminar 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Structural Systems OnDemand Seminar 4.0 $99.95  Add to Cart 

This seminar reviews all of the content NCARB has outlined for the Structural Systems ARE 4.0 exam. Presented by an experienced Brightwood Architecture Education instructor over the course of a day, this seminar is an effective and interactive way for candidates to prepare for one of the most challenging divisions in the ARE.

Agenda:

  • General Structures
     
  • Seismic Forces
     
  • Wind Forces
     
  • Lateral Forces
     
  • Structural Vignette
     
  • 12 months of online access from date of purchase


Books/Handouts:

  • Seminar Slides PDFs


 

Structural Systems Online Supplement 4.0 $59.95  Add to Cart 

The Brightwood Architecture ARE 4.0 Structural Systems Online Supplement is a combination of our Study Guides and Question & Answer books. It includes interactive activities, quizzes, and a final exam.

Features:

  • Combination of Study Guide & Question & Answer books
  • Interactive activities to test knowledge base
  • Section quizzes
  • Final Exam
Architectural History ARE Study Guide 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (Print) $59.95  Add to Cart 

A general knowledge of architectural history is needed to fully prepare for the ARE. Brightwood's Architectural History explores the theories, influences, characteristics, and major monuments that have established the architectural tradition from ancient times through the 21st century. This text also makes a great reference title for your library.

Features:

  • Quizzes featuring 70 questions with detailed answers
     
  • 51 question practice exam with in-depth rationales
     
  • Numerous sketches, plans, and diagrams
     
  • Reference list of notable structures
Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (eBook) $59.95  Add to Cart 

A general knowledge of architectural history is needed to fully prepare for the ARE. Brightwood's Architectural History explores the theories, influences, characteristics, and major monuments that have established the architectural tradition from ancient times through the 21st century. This eBook also makes a great reference title for your library.

Features:

  • Quizzes featuring 70 questions with detailed answers
     
  • 51 question practice exam with in-depth rationales
     
  • Numerous sketches, plans, and diagrams
     
  • Reference list of notable structures

  Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.