Architectural Engineering (AEEN)

AEEN 1310  Computr Graphics and Applicatn  3 SCH  (2-3)  

Introduction to procedures in computer-aided drafting and computer applications with a programming language element. Required of all freshman in Civil and Architectural Engineering.

AEEN 1320  Intro to Architectural Design  3 SCH  (1-6)  

Introduction to architectural design principles, concepts and problem-solving approaches. Issues addressed by a series of two-and three-dimensional building studies. Six laboratory hours a week. Prerequisite: AEEN 2325.

AEEN 2325  Intro to Developmnt in Archit  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to topics which influence the development of architectural designs including; building codes, building elements, major building systems and their selection, and materials and methods of construction. Prerequisite: AEEN 1310.

AEEN 3303  Structural Analysis  3 SCH  (3)  

Statically determinate structures. Moving loads. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures by consistent deformation, slope-deflection and moment-distribution. Prerequisite: CEEN 3311. (Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 3303 and CEEN 3303.)

AEEN 3304  Reinforced Concrete Design  3 SCH  (3)  

Mechanics, behavior and design of reinforced concrete members subject to axial loads, bending, torsion and shear. Prerequisites: AEEN 3303 and C or higher in CEEN 3311. (Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 3304 and CEEN 3304.)

AEEN 3320  Sustainable Construction & Mat  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to ecological design of buildings and infrastructure, including the study of green buildings, LEED standards, sustainable landscapes and low impact development of the built environment. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AEEN 3325  Design Codes and Ordinances  3 SCH  (3)  

Design codes and municipal ordinances and their integration in design. Including zoning occupancy, construction classification, building constraints, fire resistant construction, egress, accessibility and plumbing. Prerequisite: AEEN 2325.

AEEN 3331  Building Construction  3 SCH  (3)  

Discussion of properties of construction materials and components; fabrication and construction technologies, methods and processes; engineered systems characteristic of commercial buildings such as foundation, structural, building envelope, mechanical and electrical systems. (Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 3331 and ITEN 3331.)

AEEN 3335  Environmntal Sys for Buildings  3 SCH  (3)  

Fundamentals of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; moist air properties; analysis of different psychrometric processes; thermal comfort and air quality; infiltration and ventilation; psychrometric tools; and basic heat transfer. Prerequisites: AEEN 3346 and enrollment or successful completion of CEEN 3392.

AEEN 3337  Electrical Systems-Buildings  3 SCH  (3)  

An introduction to electrical systems for buildings and their applications, including electrical system components, load calculation, and basic design principles. Prerequisite: EEEN 3331.

AEEN 3346  Thermal Analysis  3 SCH  (3)  

Properties of gases, vapors, and liquids; the first and second laws of thermodynamincs; and power and refrigeration cycles. Prerequisites: Math 2414, CEEN 2301.

AEEN 3347  Heat Transfer in Buildings  3 SCH  (3)  

Three heat transfer mechanisms: conduction, convection and radiation are explored. Solar radiation, heat gain through windows, infiltration and natural ventilation in buildings. Heating and cooling load calculation. Prerequisites: AEEN 3346 and PHYS 2326.

AEEN 3348  Building Physics  3 SCH  (3)  

Theories and mathematical models of heat and mass transfer in buildings. Steady-state conductive heat transfer together with convection and radiation as applied to building materials; heat transfer equipment; evaporation and moisture transfer. Prerequisite: AEEN 3346.

AEEN 3350  Facility Management  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to concepts of facility management, including links between assets and users; owner's perspective; and life cycle costs. Prerequisite: approval of the instructor.

AEEN 3355  Historic Documentation  3 SCH  (3)  

Introduction to documentation of engineering, architecture, landscapes and industrial processes. Practical documentation experience including research of historical records, large-format photographic documentation, GIS data organization and preparation of submissions for publication and archiving.

AEEN 4279  Senior Design Project I  2 SCH  (1-3)  

Applications of engineering concepts covered in the upper division courses to architectural engineering problems including design of building structural and services systems, with an emphasis on teamwork. Introduction to practical aspects of construction and professional ethics. Prerequisites: AEEN 3304 or AEEN 4316, and enrollment in or successful completion of AEEN 4320.

AEEN 4289  Senior Design Project II (WI)  2 SCH  (1-3)  

Application of engineering concepts covered in the upper division courses to architectural engineering problems including design of building structural and services systems, with an emphasis on teamwork. Introduction to practical aspects of construction and professional ethics. Prerequisite: AEEN 4279.

AEEN 4310  Computer Modeling  3 SCH  (2-3)  

Introduction to three-dimensional computer modeling. Includes 3d wire frame construction in AutoCAD, extrusion and Boolean for AutoCAD and Viz, basic application of skins, lighting and rendering techniques. Prerequisite: AEEN 1310.

AEEN 4316  Structural Steel Design (WI)  3 SCH  (3)  

AISC specifications for the design of axially loaded members, beams, columns and connections. Introduction to plastic design. Prerequisite: AEEN 3303. (Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 4316 and CEEN 4316.)

AEEN 4320  Building Services Engineering  3 SCH  (3)  

Advanced design and development of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning systems; introduction to fire protection systems. Prerequisites: Credit or registration in AEEN 1320, credit in AEEN 3335 with a C or higher; and EEEN 3331.

AEEN 4326  Construction Engineering  3 SCH  (3)  

Construction methods and management of earthwork with heavy equipment and others. Construction estimating, planning and control. Network theory and critical path methods. Prerequisite: credit or registration in CEEN 3317. Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 4326 and CEEN 4326.

AEEN 4333  Real Design and Construction  3 SCH  (2-3)  

Real-world design/build course with projects emphasizing development of design, implementation of best practice construction, field experience, and government work. Prerequisites: AEEN 1320, AEEN 2325.

AEEN 4336  Selected Topics  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

One or more topics of architectural engineering. May be repeated when topic changes. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AEEN 4346  Building System Management  3 SCH  (3)  

Basic concepts in building energy systems. Electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; configuration, operation, control, efficiency and evaluation methods. Prerequisites: AEEN 3337 and AEEN 4320.