Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARCH 309 - TECHNOLOGY II

Long Title: TECHNOLOGY II
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
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 509. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Prior completion of Technology I. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 309 if student has credit for ARCH 509.