Architectural Applications of Flood Barrier Systems

 

  • Express the reasons for concern regarding the environmental hazards that come with flooding
  • Describe with whom the responsibilities lie in regards to natural hazards and flooding conditions
  • Explain what a BFE (Base Flood Elevation) is and how this can affect a structure’s insurance rating
  • Illustrate and calculate the minimum engineering considerations according to the NFIP and FEMA and define: Hydrostatic Flood Force, Buoyancy and Hydrodynamic Force
  • List the objectives of protection in order to employ flood barrier systems
  • Compare and contrast different flood barrier and opening protection systems. enter course, click here

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