Architectural Engineering (AEEN)

AEEN 1302  Architectural History II  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Part two of a survey of the history of world architecture from pre-history to the present. This course focuses on the period of neo-classicism up to the modern era.

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 2325  Intro to Developmnt in Archit  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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 3130  Instrumentation Laboratory  1 SCH  (0-3)  

Principles of instrumentation and experimental skills. Accuracy of measurements, calibration, error analysis, uncertainty analysis, and data correlation. Sound, pressure, lighting, thermal and air pollution measurements. Prerequisite: AEEN 3335. Fee: $5.00

AEEN 3303  Structural Analysis  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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  (3-0)  

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 3316  Architectural Design  3 SCH  (1-6)  

Development of schematic architectural designs requiring the evaluation of alternative systems for selection and integration in multi-system building design. Modern constraints and standards are addressed through physical and virtual three-dimensional studies. Six laboratory hours a week. Prerequisite: AEEN 2325.

AEEN 3325  Design Codes and Ordinances  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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: junior standing in engineering.

AEEN 3332  Building Electrical Systems I  3 SCH  (2-1)  

An introduction to electrical systems for buildings and their applications, including electrical circuits, electrical system components, and load calculation. Prerequisite: PHYS 2326/2126. Fee: $20.00

AEEN 3334  Building Electrical Systems II  3 SCH  (2-1)  

An introduction to building electrical systems design and control, including electrical system design, control, variable frequency drive (VFD), and programmable logic control (PLC). Prerequisite: AEEN 3332

AEEN 3335  Environmntal Sys for Buildings  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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 credit or enrollment in CEEN 3392.

AEEN 3346  Thermal Analysis  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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

AEEN 3350  Facility Management  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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 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 emphasis on teamwork. Introduction to practical aspects of construction and professional ethics. Prerequisite: Credit in AEEN 3316.

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. Prerequisites: Credit in AEEN 3304 or AEEN 4316, and credit in AEEN 4279 and AEEN 4320.

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  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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  (3-0)  

Analysis and design of different types of secondary systems; flow, pumps and piping system; fans, ductwork and building air distribution; and HVAC equipment. Prerequisites: CEEN 3392, AEEN 3335 and C or higher in AEEN 3346.

AEEN 4326  Construction Engineering  3 SCH  (3-0)  

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 project emphasizing development of design, implementation of best practice construction, field experience, and government work. Prerequisites: AEEN 2325 and AEEN 3316.

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 4340  Eng Proj Est, Plan & Control  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Develop cost estimates and schedules for construction projects. Analysis of cost components including labor, materials and equipment. Estimating techniques applied to project development. Integration of time and cost to track work progress. Use of modern computer tools for cost estimation and scheduling. Prerequisite: Senior standing in engineering. (Credit may not be obtained in both AEEN 4340 and CEEN 4340).

AEEN 4346  Building System Management  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Basic concepts in building energy systems. Electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; design skills development and implementation in computer programs. Prerequisites or registration in: AEEN 3337 and AEEN 4320.