Prv_Exam_1-Introduction-Fall2009

Pp and pr please use e learning resources e building

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Unformatted text preview: r P.P.P. and P.R. Please Use e-learning Resources e- Building Technology History Buildin Up Up to 19th century Master Master Builders, designer builder, Simple Buildings 19 19th century Buildings Buildings became more complex which lead to the introduction of designer architect and a contractor builder. 1853 1853 OTIS invented safety brakes for elevators 1885 1885 Jenney developed the concept of skeleton framing 1889 Introduction of Structural Steel 1889 Introduction of Structural Steel 1893 1893 Introduction of Reinforced Concrete Introduction Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus 18 18th Century 1805 1859 1899 Introduction Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus 19021902-1911 Introduction 19291929-1931 Maguid H.M. Hassan, Ph.D. / Fulbright Alumnus 1952 Building Objectives Building Objectives CONVENIENCE CONVENIENCE The building must be constructed to serve its purpose. STRENGTH The building must be capable of withstanding the elements and forces of normal usage for reasonable elements and forces of normal usage for a reasonable period period of time. AESTHETICS The building inside & out must be visually pleasing. building insi...
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