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 principles of analysis and design of steel structures. Plane trusses, space trusses, plate girders. Steel element connection details. Basic principles timber column, beam and truss design. Introduction to design principles of structural systems, such as dome, vault, arch, cables. Large span and high-rise structures. Use of advanced structural materials, prestressed and post tension concrete in structural design.