Architecture and Construction: Building Systems

Course Code :1061FOWARC
Study domain:Architecture
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:The student enrolling for for 1061FOWARC should also register for 1060FOWARC + 1065FOWARC +1019FOWARC.
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Marc Vandebroek

3. Course contents *

First, masonry as a structural element is presented (walls and columns). Then, vector-active and form-active structures are treated. Also, the influence of temperature and fire are explained. Further, a part about buildings with large spans and great heights are presented. Finally, the execution of foundations and excavations are explained.