- AE-790 - Spring AY2005-6
AE 790 - Spring AY2005-6
Tuesday 6-8:50 PM
James E. Mitchell - Associate Professor & Director of the AE Program
Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Alumni Engineering Labs - Room 280H
Drexel University3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-1374 - (215) 895-1363 Fax
To create a shared understanding of the possible meanings and implications of the Idea "Intelligent Building".
More specifically, each student will:
- Contribute to a shared Concept Map using the program CMap
- Create a relational database documenting a variety of sensors appropriate to an intelligent building.
- Explore one aspect of an Intelligent Building in depth.
PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
- Senior Status or above - exceptions by permission of the instructor.
- Knowledge of the construction industry with expertise in one system- exceptions by permission of the instructor.
TOPICS: BUILDING SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
- Data - CAD; BIM
- Control - Robotics
- System Futures: Materials; Envelope; Structure; MEP; Architecture
- Relational Database - MS Access is the most likely, but others are welcome - MySQL, OpenOffice
- Wiki - Specifically PBWiki, used for Weekly Logs.
COURSE ADMINISTRATIVE DETAILS
Lectures will be interspersed with class activities.
- Will be determined approximately as follows:
- Attendance and Class Participation: Up to 40% deduction if participation
- Projects and homework - 100%. There may be grading on intermediate work
during an assignment as well as the final product.
- Each student will be assigned a grade for each case study or homework assignment.
- There will be no final examination.
- The final project will be presented either during the last week of class
or during exam week as determined by a class vote at the beginning of the
See the Grading Page and Schedule
page for more details on the specific projects and grade calculations.
Some projects may be addressed by student teams of varying size. The teams
may be different on each project. The expectation is that most students will work individually.
Team grades will be evaluated on the basis of the total team result. Only in
exceptional cases will individual team members be graded differently.
All assignments will be completed using the computer. All drawings, tables,
charts, written material and other results will be presented in computer output
ESTIMATED ABET CATEGORY CONTENT:
Engineering Science - 3 Credits (100%)