4.463 Building Structural Systems II


Class Info

Addresses advanced structures, exterior envelopes, and contemporary production technologies. Continues the exploration of structural elements and systems, expanding to include more complex determinate, indeterminate, long-span, and high-rise systems. Topics include reinforced concrete, steel and engineered-wood design, and an introduction to tensile systems. The contemporary exterior envelope is discussed with an emphasis on the classification of systems, performance attributes, and analysis techniques, material specifications and novel construction technologies.

This class has 4.440, and 4.462 as prerequisites.

4.463 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Mueller.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 1-150.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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