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2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
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ARC 350 - Mechanical Systems in Architecture

3 CR

The basic ancillary systems that allow a modern building to function will be covered. The student will learn how to design with consideration to these mechanical system needs and how these needs impact the design program and process. The spatial requirements for these systems and the way they are integrated into design will be covered. Topics to be covered: vertical transportation, fire suppression, security, electrical-layout and design, communications, photovoltaics, natural and artificial lighting, acoustics, security, plumbing-domestic, sanitary and storm water, ventilation and air conditioning, and exchange systems (HVAC).

Prerequisite(s): ARC 203 , ARC 261 , or permission of instructor.

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