Academic Catalog

ARCH332 STRUCTURAL DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE II

Course Code: 1200332
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr BEKR ZER AY
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 1200331
The course set above should be completed before taking ARCH332 STRUCTURAL DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE II .

Course Content

General review of structures: Concepts of equilibrium, stability and safety. Understanding of the main structural concepts. Behavior and analysis of beams, frames, and walls. Approximate method of analysis of indeterminate beams and frames. The set‐up of the suitable structural system in accordance with the architectural design. Loads on structures and structural response to various loading effects. Earthquake safe architectural design concept: structural behavior and building code requirements. Design example.