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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.463 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Building Technology III: Building Structural Systems 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. John Fernandez 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 4.463 Building Technology III: Building Structural Systems



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features a selection of lecture notes and a unique interactive learning tool that explains structures and structural forces.


    Course Description


    This course addresses advanced structures, exterior envelopes and contemporary production technologies. It continues the exploration of structural elements and systems, and expands to include more complex determinate, indeterminate, long-span and high-rise systems. It covers topics such as reinforced concrete, steel and engineered wood design, and provides an introduction to tensile systems. Lectures also address the contemporary exterior envelope with an emphasis on their performance attributes and advanced manufacturing technologies. This course is required of MArch students.



    Technical Requirements


    Java® plug-in software is required to run the Java® files found on this course site.


    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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