Building Technology III: Building Structural Systems

Stata Center.

Construction detail of Frank Gehry's Stata Center in Cambridge, MA. (Image courtesy of Nicolas Janberg of Structurae.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

4.463

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Graduate

Translated Versions

繁體字

Cite This Course

Course Features

Course Highlights

This course features 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.

Fernandez, John. 4.463 Building Technology III: Building Structural Systems, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/architecture/4-463-building-technology-iii-building-structural-systems-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


For more information about using these materials and the Creative Commons license, see our Terms of Use.


Close