Risk categories serve as a threshold for a variety of code provisions related
to earthquake, flood, snow and wind loads.
The value of the importance factor generally increases with the importance
of the facility.
What is Structural Engineering?
Is the science and art of designing and making buildings, bridges,
frameworks, and other structures so that they can safely resist the
forces to which they may be subjected.
History of Building Codes
Walt Schneider, Ph.D, P.E., CBO
Ryan Solnosky, Ph.D, E.I.T.
To know why we have building codes
To understand the evolution of codes
Code of Hammurabi
Earliest Code of Record
Part I. Loading
all floor loads as uniformly distributed loads in lbs/ft2
all beam, joist, and girder loads as uniformly distributed loads in lbs/ft (or kips/ft)
all truss panel loads as concentrated loads in lbs (or kips)
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Making of An AE
What are College years for? When I was a child, I talked like a child, I
thought like a child, I reasone
The Pennsylvania State University Theme Park Engineering Group
Tips from Joey Bonnar: Joey is a TPEG alum now working for Volvo who has been to career fairs and other
recruiting events for the company.
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Yardstick Building Project (group project to build 1 building)
1) Sign up in class, otherwise members will be assigned to groups
2) Group members
3) Share files - Angel-Communicate-
1st Floor of Home using Revit
Free software is available at www.students.autodesk.com click on Free Software on right side.
1. Using Revit create the 1st floor of a home with:
a. Exterior walls
b. Interior walls
HW1 - Resume
Due Date start of next class
1) Hand in the homework both a. and b.:
b. PDF file submitted to Canvas
Grading Rubric - 20 Points
1) Electronic Copy:
a. Deduction: 10 points do not submit resumes in electronic format.
b. Reasoning: R
HW2 Attend a Career Fair/s (attendance/participation and homework)
If you obtain a paid internship from one of the companies attending the
Career Fair/s your course grade for AE 124 will be an A!
1. Attend a Career Fair/s
a. COE - Wednesday, 1/27, 1:00-6:
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The Lumen Method,
(or Zonal Cavity Method)
This method computes the average illuminance in a room or the
number of luminaires reqd to produce an average Illuminance.
The CU is often
AE 310 Notes Combined.
Review of psychometry and interpolation
LECTURE 2.2Thermal Environmental Conditions
Purpose Produce thermal environmental conditions acceptable to a substantial majority of the
occupants within the space. It may not b
Cooling Load Part 2
Ref: ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamental 1997 Ch. 28 (P/28.40-28.56)
Four related heat flow rates:
1. Space heat gain
2. Space cooling load
3. Space heat extraction
4. Cooling coil load
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Design/Layout of Indirect
Note: Layouts with indirect lighting are different than
those with direct lighting.
* Spacing Criterion only applies to direct or semidirect (>60% down). Software often incorrectly lists
* Ceiling lumi
Find your blind spot
Cover your left eye and look progressively
further to the left until the spot disappears.
Distribution of Rods & Cones across the Retina
Color Mixing Applet
Cooling, heating, filter refers to
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