ARCH 8753 - Advanced Structural Concepts, 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): CIVL 5213 with C or better
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.