AREN100
Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction Seminar

This course can be taken multiple times.

Description: Presentation of professional problems and practices by students, faculty, and professionals associated with careers in the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:0
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Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:0

ACE:

AREN101
INTRO ARCH ENGINERNG
Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AREN102
Sustainable Buildings

Description: Introduction to building systems. Sustainable design and construction. The United States Green Building Council's rating system. Sustainable building sites, water efficiency, energy performance, building commissioning, building and/or material reuse, sustainable materials, indoor environmental quality, and innovations in sustainable design and construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN201
ARCH ENGINEERNG SMNR
Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AREN211
Thermodynamics for Architectural Engineering

Prerequisites: Prereq: MATH 1960 (Calculus II) or equivalent; PHYS 2110 (General Physics) or equivalent

Description: First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, properties of gases and vapors. Sources of energy and its conversion to work. Applications on Architectural Engineering and Construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN225
CNST GRAPHICS & DSGN
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN240
BUILDING SYSTEMS
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN307
MECH OF MTRLS LAB
Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AREN310
HVAC Fundamentals

Prerequisites: MENG 2000 (Thermodynamics) or equivalent; this course is co-requisite with MENG 420 (Heat Transfer)

Description: Topics will include an introduction to the types of air conditioning systems; the properties of moist air, psychometric processes in HVAC equipment; indoor air quality; thermal comfort; heat transmission in buildings; solar radiation; and the calculation of building infiltration rates, space heating loads and space cooling loads.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN312
MECH SYSTM FOR BLDGS
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN313
HVAC LABORATORY
Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AREN320
LIGHTING I: FUND DESIGN
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN322
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 826

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN323
LIGHTNG&ELEC SYS LAB
Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

AREN330
BUILDING ACOUSTICS
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN377
Global Experiences in Architectural Engineering

Prerequisites: Department permission.

Description: Individual or group educational experience in Architectural Engineering that combine classrooms, lectures, discussions, and/or seminars with field and/or classroom studies in a foreign country. Choice of subject matter and coordination of on- and off-campus activities are at the discretion of the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

AREN392
INDIVIDL INSTRTN III
Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

AREN394
SPECIAL TOPICS III
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN401
SR PROJECT: MECH SYS
Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

AREN402
SR PROJECT: LIGHTING
Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

AREN412
Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems

Prerequisites: CIVE/MECH 310/(UNO)CIVE 3100; MECH 420/820/(UNO) MENG 4200; (UNO) and AE 3100.

Description: Analysis and design of building air distribution systems, fans, pumps, piping, space air diffusion, chillers, and boilers.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN415
HVAC Design

Prerequisites: AREN 412/AE 4120.

Description: Develop and design the mechanical system for an actual building, from the programming phase to the final construction documents.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:4

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

AREN420
Lighting II: Theory, Design and ApplicationCrosslisted with AREN 820

Prerequisites: (UNO) AE 3200

AREN 420/820 lab sessions include photometric measurements and computer applications.

Description: Design and analysis of lighting systems; the integration between the lighting design process and the technical foundations for building lighting; design criteria; lighting design procedures lighting modes and subjective effects; and calculation tools.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN425
Lighting Design

Prerequisites: AREN 420/(UNO) AE 4200.

Description: Advanced design and analysis of lighting systems. Application of the lighting design process for advanced interior applications such as multimedia facilities, and outdoor applications such as sports lighting.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:4

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

AREN430
ADV NOISE CONTROLCrosslisted with AREN 830

Prerequisites: AE 3300 or equivalent

Description: Characterization of acoustic sources; use and measurement of sound power and intensity; sound-structure interaction; acoustic enclosures and barriers; muffling devices; vibration control; and active noise control.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

AREN492
INDIVIDL INSTRCTN IV
Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

AREN494
Special Topics IV
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE: