Academic Catalog

ARCH282 PRINCIPLES OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Course Code: 1200282
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. AYEM BERRN AKMAKLI
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Thermal Performance: Heat transfer, thermal insulation regulations and application in Turkey, thermal properties of building materials and their effects on thermal performance of buildings, humidity and condensation prediction, thermal comfort and its parameters, wind movement in and around buildings;Climate: Climate and climatic elements in different climatic regions as environmental factors influencing architectural design.