Architectural Engineering

Courses

AE 510 Intelligent Buildings 3.0 Credits

An overview of the present and future role of Information Technology in the construction industry with emphasis on the computer tools used throughout the building life cycle by all stakeholders, primarily Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the role of networked-linked sensors and actuators.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AE 544 Building Envelope Systems 3.0 Credits

Science and engineering fundamentals in analysis and design of building envelopes and wall systems. Architectural, structural and environmental (thermal and moisture) concerns; features of selected cladding systems; air and moisture leakage, thermal deficiency, structural distress and premature deterioration; building envelop construction, condition evaluation, maintenance and retrofit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE.
Prerequisites: AE 391 [Min Grade: C] or CIVE 371 [Min Grade: C]

AE 550 Comfort Analysis and Indoor Air Quality 3.0 Credits

This course covers characteristics and interaction of thermal, acoustical, luminous and spatial comfort; different types and sources of indoor pollution; models for air filtration; building ventilation requirements, energy use interaction with ventilation, models and simulation programs for IAQ; monitoring and control equipment.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE.

AE 551 Building Energy Systems I 3.0 Credits

This course covers inverse modeling as a scientific approach to data analysis, different types of inverse methods as applied to building & HVAC & refrigeration equipment energy use, calibrated simulation approach, current research trends.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE or major is MECH.
Prerequisites: AE 550 [Min Grade: B]

AE 552 Building Energy Systems II 3.0 Credits

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE or major is MECH.
Prerequisites: AE 550 [Min Grade: B]

AE 561 Airflow Simulation in Built Environment 3.0 Credits

Introduce concepts about both computational and physical modeling of airflow in and around buildings. Help students to acquire skills in using computation fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques as design tools for buildings via the use of commercial software packages.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

AE 997 Architectural Engineering Research 1.0-12.0 Credit

Requires students to select a topic for investigation and obtain the approval of the student’s PhD advisor or committee. The hours and credits are determined for each individual. The student will communicate about their progress with the advisor on a regular basis throughout the duration of the research effort.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE 998 Architectural Engineering Dissertation 1.0-12.0 Credit

Requires students to write and defend their PhD dissertation. The hours and credits are determined for each individual. The student will communicate about their progress with the advisor on a regular basis throughout the duration of the dissertation development.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE I599 Independent Study in AE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consulation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE I699 Independent Study in AE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consulation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE I799 Independent Study in AE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consulation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE I899 Independent Study in AE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consulation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE I999 Independent Study in AE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consulation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE T580 Special Topics in AE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE T680 Special Topics in AE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE T780 Special Topics in AE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE T880 Special Topics in AE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

AE T980 Special Topics in AE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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