Stage Rigging Spring 2017

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Stage Rigging Spring 2017
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Entertainment Technology
Course Code
ENT 3410
Semester / Year
Spring 2017
Course Description

The course is designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of rigging, the equipment in general use, and the appropriate safety practices and procedures. By the end of the course the student should be able to:
 Estimate weights of objects and determine loads imposed on the rigging system
 Identify and properly connect essential rigging hardware
 Tie a selection of important knots
 Operate a counterweight rigging system
 Rig a theatrical aluminum truss on chain hoists
 Specify complete lists of materials required for basic rigging situations

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Agenda Going over Hw 6/7 Hardware –Uses and Application Hw 8 and Lab Time   Hw 6 […] See MoreClass April 4

3/28/17 - Class Notes

Hello Everyone, Topic: Problem Solving, Span Set, and Cable Termination Stage Rigging […] See More3/28/17 - Class Notes

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Everyone, the new syllabus has been posted. This accounts for the changes we've had to make due to […] See MoreSyllabus Update

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Charlie, these notes are great. Thanks for posting. I should clarify - you can hang a motor from a […] See More

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