Subjects

instructors
units
3-2-7 U / 3-2-4 G
schedule
LEC: MW 11-12:30, LAB: 4.401: F 11-12, LAB: 4.464: F 10-11 (LEC: 66-144, 4.401 LAB: 1-150, 4.464 LAB: 1-150)
prerequisites
description

The primary focus of this course is the study of the thermal, luminous and acoustical behavior of buildings. The course examines the basic scientific principles underlying these phenomena and introduces students to a range of technologies and analysis techniques for designing comfortable indoor environments.

instructors
units
2-3-7 U
schedule
W 9:30-11, M 2-5 (1-132, N51-350)
prerequisites
8.01, 18.01
description

Focuses on the design, analysis, and application of technologies that support the construction of less expensive and better performing schools in developing countries. Prepares students to design or retrofit school buildings in partnership with local communities and NGOs.

instructors
units
3-0-9 G
schedule
MW 11-12:30 (5-217)
prerequisites
2.51
description

Provides instruction on how to model thermal transport processes in typical engineering systems such as those found in manufacturing, machinery, and energy technologies. Successive modules cover basic modeling tactics for particular modes of transport, including steady and unsteady heat conduction, convection, multiphase flow processes, and thermal radiation.

instructors
units
3-2-4 G
schedule
MW 9:30-11, F 10-12 (1-150, 5-232)
prerequisites
4.462 or 4.440 or permission of instructor
description

Addresses advanced structures, exterior envelopes, and contemporary production technologies. Continues the exploration of structural elements and systems, expanding to include more complex determinate, indeterminate, long-span, and high-rise systems. Topics include reinforced concrete, steel and engineered-wood design, and an introduction to tensile systems.

instructors
units
2-0-1 G
schedule
R 3-5 (5-232)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Fundamental research methodologies and ongoing investigations in building tehnology to support the development of student research projects. Topics drawn from low energy building design and thermal comfort, building systems analysis and control, daylighting, structural design and analysis, novel building materials and construction techniques and resource dynamics.

instructors
units
2-0-4 G
schedule
M 3-5 (1-371)
prerequisites
description

Description coming soon.

What is a Freshman Advising Seminar?

instructors
units
2-0-4 G
schedule
M 3-5 (38-501)
prerequisites
description

Description coming soon.

What is a Freshman Advising Seminar?