code AR464
credit_hours 3
title Environmental Studies 2
arbic title -
prequisites AR362
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course is an extension of the course Environmental Studies I. The course introduces the students to the environmental science, in which basic equations are used as a quantitative approach of environmental design. Topics covered include ecological design principles, indoor environmental quality, energy conservation in buildings, and water systems and preservation.rnrn
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The course aims at:rnCreating a student who has the required critical skills to fluently discuss and absorb the environmental building design.
arabic objectives
ref. books • Gevorkian, Peter. Solar Power in Building Design, McGraw-Hill 2008.rn• Hyde, Richard. Climate Responsive Design. E & FN Spon, 2000.rn• Mcmullan, Ransol. Environmental Science and Building, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007rn• Smith, Peter. Sustianability at the cutting edge: emerging technologies for low energy buildings. Architectural Press, 2003.rn• Stitt, Fred. Ecological Design Handbook sustainable startegies for architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and planning. McGraw-Hill 1999.rn• Vallero, Daniel. Sustainable Design: the science of sustainability and green engineering. John Wiley and Sons, 2008.
arabic ref. books
textbook • SZOKOLAY, S.V. Introduction to Architectural Science - The Basis of Sustainable Design, Elsevier Ltd, 2008.
arabic textbook
objective set
content set
course file 46_AR464_Environmental Studies 2.pdf
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Introduction
2 Ecological Design
3 Ecological Design
4 Comfort and Thermal Calculations
5 Natural Ventilation in Buildings: Basics
6 Natural Ventilation in Buildings: precedents and innovation
7 Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.
8 Introduction to Active Ventilation Systems in Buildings
9 Term Paper Presentation
10 Renewables and PV panels Design
11 Energy Conservation in Buildings
12 Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.
13 Water: Plumbing
14 Water: Conservation Strategies
15 Revision, Discussions and Feedback