ARCH 509 - TECHNOLOGY II - THE SHELL
Long Title: TECHNOLOGY II - THE SHELL
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course is the second part of the introduction to contemporary building structures. The topics covered are the design of concrete structures and design of specialized structures including tilt wall, long span, and high rise. Each structural type is explored in terms of overall performance, design of individual components, and the relation of structure to other building subsystems such as foundations, enclosure, and interiors. This course also addresses sustainability issues specific to structural systems and is the second of four required courses in the architectural technology sequence. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 309. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Prior completion of Technology I. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 509 if student has credit for ARCH 309.