Academic Catalog


Course Code: 1200381
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: Lecturer LEVENT TOSUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 1200282
The course set above should be completed before taking ARCH381 ENVIRONMENTAL AND BUILDING SYSTEMS .

Course Content

Creation of basic understanding of issues related to mechanical services in buildings; the requirements related to installation, operation and maintenance of such equipment, technical drawings of such systems, relations with architectural design. Sanitary Services; water supply, storage and distribution, piping, pressurizing, hot water supply, solar heating, waste water systems, fixture and layout planning. HVAC Services; environmental comfort and insulation, heating and cooling loads, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, equipment.