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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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Prereq: MATH 1960 (Calculus II) or equivalent; PHYS 2110 (General Physics) or equivalent.
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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
AREN 310
HVAC Fundamentals Crosslisted as AE 3100
Prereqs: MENG 2000 (Thermodynamics) or equivalent; this course is co-requisite with MENG 4200 (Heat Transfer).
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 809, AREN 811, AREN 814
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Department permission.
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.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs: CIVE/MECH 310/(UNO)CIVE 3100; MECH 420/820/(UNO) MENG 4200; (UNO) and AE 3100.
Analysis and design of building air distribution systems, fans, pumps, piping, space air diffusion, chillers, and boilers.
This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 415, AREN 814
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AREN 412/AE 4120.
AREN 415/(UNO) AE 4150 is the first option-specific mechanical systems design course and is to be taken during the fourth year of the BSAE program.
Develop and design the mechanical system for an actual building, from the programming phase to the final construction documents.
This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 803
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: (UNO) AE 3200.
AREN 420/820 lab sessions include photometric measurements and computer applications.
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 425
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: AREN 420/(UNO) AE 4200.
AREN 425/(UNO) AE 4250 requires the initiation of the design process, proceeding in a self-directed manner through intermediate steps, and producing professional lighting design solutions.
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.
This course is a prerequisite for: AREN 803
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10

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