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Architectural Engineering (A E)

A E 402 Design of Concrete Structures for Buildings (3) Application of principles of engineering mechanics to layout, analysis, design, and detailing of structural elements in concrete of simple buildings.

A E 402 Design of Concrete Structures for Buildings (3)

This course is designed to provide all Architectural Engineering students with an ability to analyze and design reinforced concrete and an understanding of the theoretical behavior of reinforced concrete members. The primary focus is on the analysis and design of one-way systems comprised of slabs, beams, and columns. Evaluation methods include, but are not limited to, exams and homework assignments. A prerequisite knowledge of structural analysis is necessary. It is a required course in the Architectural Engineering curriculum. Additionally, this course provides the necessary prerequisite knowledge for several upper level concrete courses in both Civil and Architectural Engineering.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: A E 221, A E 222, A E 308

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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