Academic Catalog

ARCH252 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

Course Code: 1200252
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AYE TAVUKUOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 1200251
The course set above should be completed before taking ARCH252 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES .

Course Content

The building materials and components forming the construction system of a structure. The fundamentals of construction design: the structural, constructional, environmental, performance and maintenance requirements for timber, masonry, steel, reinforced concrete and composite construction systems. Basic construction design considerations, application procedures and architectural detailing for the building components named as: construction under foot (foundations and floors), construction all around (walls, windows and doors), and construction overhead (roofs and ceilings).