Fall 2001

Architectural Technology (ATE)

ATE 353 Architectural Construction. (3)
Materials and methods of construction. Aesthetic, code, and cost considerations. Lecture, lab. Corequisite: ADE 321.

ATE 361 Building Structures I. (3)
Introduction to load distribution on structures. Static analysis of determinant beams, trusses, arches, and rigid frames. Computer applications. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: admission to upper division.

ATE 451 Building Systems I. (3)
Principles of solar radiation, heat and moisture transfer, and environmental control systems as form influences. Energy-conscious design. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: admission to upper division.

ATE 452 Building Systems II. (3)
Architectural design implications of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Principles of lighting, daylighting, and acoustics, and their applications. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: ATE 451.

ATE 462 Building Structures II. (3)
Strength of materials. Stresses in beams and columns. Thermal effects on structures. Analysis, design, and detailing of wood structural systems. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: ATE 361.

ATE 521 Building Environmental Science. (3)
not regularly offered
Scientific principles relating to comfort and environmental control. Heat and moisture transfer. Solar/natural energies for heating, cooling, and lighting. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: MAT 290 (or its equivalent).

ATE 530 Daylighting Design. (3)
not regularly offered
Daylight analysis, availability, design sky measurements, modeling and simulation. Integration with passive heating, cooling, building design, and energy considerations. Lecture, lab.

ATE 550 Passive Cooling and Heating I. (3)
Theory, analysis, and application of passive and low-energy systems for thermal comfort in buildings emphasizing heating. Prerequisite: ATE 521.

ATE 551 Passive Cooling and Heating II. (3)
Theory, analysis, and application of passive and low-energy heating systems for thermal comfort in buildings emphasizing cooling. Prerequisite: ATE 550.

ATE 552 Energy Parameters in Buildings. (3)
not regularly offered
Advanced modeling. Transient and multidimensional analysis of thermal and daylight performance using variable weather data. Prerequisite: ATE 551 or instructor approval.

ATE 553 Building Systems III. (3)
Design and integration of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, security, communications, fire protection, and transportation. Prerequisite: admission to upper division or instructor approval.

ATE 554 Building Energy Efficiency. (3)
Impact of building design on energy performance. Climate responsiveness, operations dynamics, and subsystems integration in thermal comfort and efficiency. Prerequisite: ATE 452.

ATE 556 Building Development. (3)
Comprehensive design development through the understanding and integration of building materials and systems. Lecture, seminar. Prerequisites: ATE 462, 553; CAD proficiency. Corequisite: ADE 522.

ATE 557 Construction Documents. (3)
not regularly offered
Production of architectural working drawings; legal status, organization, layout, site survey plans, sections, elevations, details, schedules, and coordination. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: admission to upper division.

ATE 558 Bioclimatic Parameters. (3)
not regularly offered
Theory, analysis, and application of energy-related parameters of site, climate, human comfort, and building program for design synthesis.

ATE 560 Building Energy Analysis. (3)
not regularly offered
Computer simulation of building thermal behavior. Software review. Detailed study of selected simulation models using case study projects. Lab. Prerequisites: ANP 475 (or 477); ATE 582.

ATE 561 Energy Analysis Techniques. (3)
not regularly offered
Mathematical models of building envelope and comfort conditioning systems as bases for optimization techniques. Prerequisite: ATE 560.

ATE 562 Experimental Evaluation. (3)
Instrumentation, measurement and computational techniques for analysis of building components, and assessment of thermal and luminous performance. Fee. Prerequisite: ATE 521.

ATE 563 Building Structures III. (3)
Analysis, design, and detailing of steel buildings and frames. Lateral analysis of small rigid and braced frame systems. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: ATE 462 (or its equivalent).

ATE 564 Advanced Structures: Concrete. (3)
not regularly offered
Analysis, design, and detailing of concrete systems, considering continuity, multistory frames and shear walls, and lateral analysis. Computer application. Prerequisite: ATE 563 or instructor approval.

ATE 565 Advanced Structures: High Rise. (3)
not regularly offered
Developments in high-rise construction. Effects of wind and seismic forces. Preliminary analysis, design, and detailing considering code requirements. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: ATE 563 or instructor approval.

ATE 582 Environmental Control Systems. (3)
Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems. Loads, psychrometrics, refrigeration cycle, air/water distribution, controls, energy performance standards, and utility rates. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, field trips. Prerequisite: ATE 451 or 521.

ATE 599 Thesis. (1–12)
fall or spring

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