51 Civil Engineering

Last update: Mar 29/19

Case Studies

UBC Farm through a Sustainable Lens This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY)

This page will use the University of British Columbia Farm as a case study to demonstrate sustainable design approaches, measures, and practices. The building industry currently contributes about 40% of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere globally. The ecosystem approach to sustainable design will be explored, using the Farm as the ecosystem in question.


Introduction to Solid Mechanics & Finite Element Analysis This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-NC-SA)

The objective of these pages is to introduce various concepts of solid mechanics and finite element analysis to interested Engineering students. As solid mechanics borrows many of its ideas from linear analysis, I have included an introductory section on linear algebra with the hopes that a student would differentiate between pure “Mathematical” and “Physical” concepts.

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