COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Structural Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 304
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives All the fundamentals for the realization of an architectural project technically.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to do the pplication of a construction project from the bid to key submisson.
  • Student will be able to generate the submission of the weekly progress report during the project period.
  • Student will be able to size the structural details of an architectural construction project based on the static calculations.
  • Student will be able to gather information about the rules of green and sustainable construction design.
  • Student will be able to use the updated building codes.
  • Student will be able to evaluate the updated building codes.
Course Description General principles, analysis and design of structural systems for reinforced concrete, steel and timber constructions with the criteria of loads for dead, live, wind and seismic structural systems, the design of columns, structural details, isolated and combined footings, and an analysis of subsoil conditions and foundation design are studied.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction No preparation
2 Introduction to Building Reading Assignments
3 Foundations Reading Assignments
4 Substructure Video Reading Assignments
5 Superstructure Video Reading Assignments
6 Eurocodes Video Reading Assignments
7 Mid Term Reading Assignments
8 Reinforced Concrete Design Reading Assignments
9 Green Design Reading Assignments
10 Structural Steel Design I Video Reading Assignments
11 Structural Steel Design II Reading Assignments
12 Codes and Regulations Video Reading Assignments
13 Wood Design Reading Assignments
14 Seismic Design Video Reading Assignments
15 Structural Design for Fire Safety Reading Assignments
16 Project Evaluation Project Drawings
Course Notes/Textbooks Weekly Powerpoint Presentations and related audiovisual media.
Suggested Readings/Materials Related internet resources;such as:http://www.architectureweek.comhttp://www.izmir.bel.tr/izmirdeprem/izmirrapor.htmhttp://www.izmir.bel.tr/Menu.asp?menuID=713&MenuName=Yönetmeliklerhttp://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/Kitaplar / Books:The Strength of Architecture: Why Buildings Stand Up, Mario Salvadori, Norton, 2002, ISBN 0393306763Structural Anaysis, R.C. Hibbeler, 6th Ed. in SI Units, Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN 0131976419The Construction of Buildings Vol.4: MultiStorey Buildings, Foundations, Steel Frames, Concrete Frames, Floors, Wall Claddings, BARRY, 4th Ed., Blackwell Science, 1996, ISBN 0632039116Structure as Architecture, Andrew W. Charleson, Elsevier, 2005, ISBN 0750665270Structural Details in Concrete, M.Y.H. Bangash, Blackwell Scientific, 1992, ISBN 063202853XSpace Grid Structures, John Chilton, Architectural Press, 2000, ISBN 0750632755Design of Concrete Structures, Arthur H. Nilson, George Winter, McGrawHill International, 1987, ISBN 0070465614Structural Steel Design, Joseph E. Bowles, McGrawHill International, 1988, ISBN 0070067651Fire From First Principles, a design guide to building fire safety, Paul Stollard, John Abrahams, 3rd Ed., 1999, E&FN SPON, ISBN 0419242708Structural Design for Fire Safety, Andrew H. Buchanan, Wiley, 2002, ISBN 0471890607

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
20
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
2
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
20
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
2
3
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
4
Final Exams
1
4
    Total
78

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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