Establish a control and evaluation system. Define the problem The decision-making process begins when a manager identifies the real problem.
The report, including an abstract, must be suitably documented and illustrated, should be at least words in length, must be type-written on one side of Structural efficiency and economy: Selection and preliminary design of building structural systems, materials and components.
A case study or a project is required. Computer systems for energy management, including scheduling and operation of HVAC systems and lighting.
Applications for intelligent buildings. Use of simulation and knowledge-based software for automatic regulation of building operation. Diagnosis of malfunctions and modifications of operations. Computerized building security systems. Actions during extraordinary conditions such as fire emergencies.
A project is required. Database requirements for engineering tasks. Design of database schema and implementation in commercially available DBMS. Engineering data modelling techniques. Students who have taken ENGR may not take this course for credit. Identification of objects and definition of their arrangement and interaction to model engineering processes.
Overview of the life-cycle of an engineering software project. Project on implementation of a small scale computer-aided engineering system. Algorithmic versus knowledge-based programming for engineering applications.
Emphasis on knowledge-based systems and their characteristics, capabilities and limitations. Case studies in design, failure diagnosis and processing of standards.
Steady state heat conduction. Convection and radiation heat exchange. Theory of air vapour mixtures. Introduction to heat transfer in building environment.
Unsteady state of heat transfer. Development of economic performance measures of interest to developers, owners, contractors and users.
Sources of finance and the determinants of the cost of money. Elementary estimating; cost indices; forecasting techniques; value of money; economic comparison techniques; evaluation of projects in private and public sectors; tax regulations; inflation; life-cycle costing; risk analysis; non-economic attributes.
Case studies of economic analysis of projects, single building and building components. Examination of project management for the total development process, including inter-relationships between owners, developers, financing sources, designers, contractors and users; methods of project delivery; introduction to planning and scheduling; role and tasks of the project manager; feasibility analyses; construction claims; financing and cash-flow analysis; government regulations; environmental and social constraints; introduction to control of cost, time and technical performance; human factors; computer applications.
Rationales of decision makers, utility, the concept of the value of perfect information. The Bayesian approach to decision making; pre-posterior analysis and optimal fixed-sized analysis for random processes.
Decision analysis with multiple objective, structuring the problem, multi-attributed utility functions, case studies. Identification of objectives, decision variables, processes and information flow in building design.
Application and evaluation of computer systems to components of the building design process. Determination of decision variables in problem modelling and sensitivity of results. Current applications in structural analysis and design, space layout, electrical distribution systems, HVAC design, lighting design, estimating, specification editing and scheduling.
Evaluation of issues of interdisciplinary information control and interchange. Schematic and detail design of walls, windows and roofs. Complex building types will be examined to show the relationships between massing, materials, energy conservation and building use.
Solar shading, daylighting, rainscreen and air barrier principles will be emphasized.One solution is for companies to use kitting services in the organization of their inventory.
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