ARCH 8753 - Advanced Structural Concepts

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Upper
Prerequisites: 

CIVL 5213 with C or better

Description: 

This course addresses advanced architectural structures, exterior building envelopes and production technologies. It explores structural elements and expands to include more complex determinate, indeterminate, long-span, thin shells and tensile systems. Materials covered are; reinforced concrete, steel and contemporary composites. Material performance and detailing of the exterior envelope are emphasized.