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  Civil & Environmental Engineering - Architectural Engineering Certificate
Architectural Engineering is the discipline concerned with the planning, design, construction and operation of engineered systems for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities.
Architectural engineering is a new and growing field of engineering.
Employment opportunities are with engineering or architectural firms, construction companies, research establishments, testing laboratories, building materials industries, and government agencies in addition to academic positions and private practice.
www.cee.duke.edu /undergrads/architecture_cert.php   (430 words)

 Louisiana Board of Architectural Examiners
A corporation formed under Chapter 1 of this Title for the purpose of practicing architecture and engineering shall be subject to all of the provisions of Chapter 1, as the same may from time to time be amended, except to the extent that such provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of this Chapter.
Architectural services rendered on behalf of an architectural-engineering corporation must be performed by or under the direct supervision of a natural person duly licensed to practice architecture in this state.
To the extent that it engages in the practice of architecture, an architectural-engineering corporation shall be subject to the discipline of the Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners and to its authority to adopt rules and regulations governing the practice of architecture.
www.lastbdarchs.com /act465.htm   (745 words)

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Architectural and engineering services were briefly discussed in the note, although the focus was on accountancy, legal services, management consulting and advertising.
Architectural firms provide blueprints and designs for buildings and other structures, while engineering firms provide planning, design, construction and management services for building structures, installations, civil engineering works and industrial processes etc. Consulting engineers are involved in all stages of a project, and thus their services overlap substantially with those of other professionals.
Architectural and engineering service suppliers may be characterized by the dominance of small businesses, especially for architects, although often architectural and engineering functions are combined in one company or group with the physical implementation facilities for construction. Approximately 80 per cent of the costs of architectural and engineering firms are composed of fixed overheads.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/serv_e/w44.doc   (5549 words)

 UAEU - College of Engineering
The department of architectural engineering was established in 1981.
The department’s architectural engineering program and curriculum are truly relevant to the needs of the country and graduates highly qualified architectural engineering national graduates to meet the demand imposed by the nation’s continuous commitment to urban, industrial and economic growth as depicted by the country’s ambitious development plans.
The architectural program curriculum has a wide strong base of science, humanities and engineering fundamentals upon which intensive specialization courses, graduation projects and professional training are built to complement this strong educational foundation.
www.engg.uaeu.ac.ae /departments/ae/index.htm   (1259 words)

 Civil & Architectural Engineering
Admission is open to all students holding a bachelor’s degree with at least a B average from an accredited engineering curriculum and having achieved a combined verbal and quantitative score of at least 900 on the GRE (1000 for Ph.D.).
A study of current engineering problems that are applicable to civil and architectural engineering either on an individual basis or small seminar type groups.
The objective of this course is to introduce the graduate student to the behavior of the various materials found in typical structural engineering applications and to the mechanics of obtaining materials properties and structural response.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /UWGrad/bulletin/gradbulletin/Engrweb/Civil.htm   (3209 words)

 Architectural Engineering Department-->Strategy & Policy
Architectural Trends in the world from the Industrial Revolution to the present time, A review and analysis of the philosophic origins and the cultural, social, economical, political and technical factors that contributed to the development of these trends, Lectures includes discussions the works of pioneers architects and their relevance to the region.
Architectural trends in the Arab and Islamic countries in the twentieth century, Problem of heritage and modernity in the works of Arab architects, The philosophical, cultural, social, and technical approaches that have determined the method of handling of this problem.
Architectural identity in Palestine and the problem of modernity since the rise of modern architecture in the twentieth century; A comprehensive analysis of the historical, political, cultural, social, economical and technical factors that determine the modern architectural movement in Palestine.
home.birzeit.edu /eng/enar/courses.htm   (1695 words)

 Architectural engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An architectural engineer applies the skills of many engineering disciplines to the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and renovation of buildings while paying attention to their impacts on the surrounding environment.
With the establishment of a separate NCEES Professional Engineering registration examination in the 1990s, architectural engineering is now recognized as a distinct engineering discipline in the United States.
Architectural engineers thus concentrate on ensuring that "the buildings work", e.g., that they stand up, that the HVAC systems operate well, that light and electrical power are delivered safely and as needed, and that fire safety is addressed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Architectural_engineering   (1152 words)

 Faculty of Architectural Engineering
The main objective of the Faculty of Architectural Engineering is to graduate qualified and well trained architects, who can establish for themselves a free conception of thinking and are capable of imaginative decision-making abilities.
The Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Beirut Arab University, was established in 1962.
The study Program in the Faculty of Architectural Engineering is composed of 10 semesters, each of which ends with a final examination.
www.bau.edu.lb /arch.htm   (939 words)

 Architectural Engineering
Architectural Engineering is in many ways similar to civil and mechanical engineering, but it is specifically geared toward the building industry.
There are only a handful of Architectural Engineering programs dotted throughout the United States, and some of them require five years of fairly rigorous and diverse study.
Architectural Engineering majors study the planning, design, construction, and operation of engineered systems for all different kinds of buildings.
princetonreview.com /college/research/majors/majorBasics.asp?majorID=30   (169 words)

 Architectural Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Following the establishment of schools of engineering, building movement started to be influenced by engineering education and building knowledge started to change from a “craft” to a “science,” taught and codified.
The Architectural Engineering Department is one of the oldest departments in the Faculty of Engineering.
However in 1968, a student of architecture was required to study for a preparatory year similar to students of other departments followed by four years in the architecture department.
www.eng.cu.edu.eg /dept/en/arc/index.htm   (326 words)

 Architectural Engineering
Architectural Engineers apply scientific and engineering principles to the design and construction of buildings and building systems Architectural Engineering encompasses topics from various disciplines, including architecture, structural engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.
Architectural Engineering refers to the collective efforts of many engineering disciplines which are necessary to turn the architect's building concepts into reality.
The Department's main office is 104 Engineering Unit A. The Student Records Secretary's office is in 225 Engineering Unit A. Please consult the directions for reaching the AE department (and a list of local hotels) and download a campus map.
www.engr.psu.edu /ae/advising/prospective_faq.asp   (1420 words)

 Lisa's Portfolio of Architectural Engineering
All of these numbers are important when designing a building, and an architectural engineer is expected to understand what these numbers mean in terms of what the building is going to look like structurally, how much the building is going to cost to build, and how much it will cost to maintain.
I have asked architects, engineers, and professors what these differences would be, but even they sometimes didn't explain it very well to me. This gave me the impression that architectural engineers were not needed in the field because an architect or other type of engineer could do the same job.
Because the architectural engineer (known as a structural or mechanical engineer) is hired by the architect, an architectural engineer will not come into the picture until the selection of the architect.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~yhc22/ae210/assign5/person.htm   (3297 words)

 Secretary's Standards--Architectural and Engineering Documentation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The historical, architectural, engineering or cultural values of the property together with the purpose of the documentation activity determine the level and methods of documentation.
The goal of the collections is to provide architects, engineers, scholars, and interested members of the public with comprehensive documentation of buildings, sites, structures and objects significant in American history and the growth and development of the built environment.
Where a preservation planning process is in use, architectural and engineering documentation, like other treatment activities, are undertaken to achieve the goals identified by the preservation planning process.
www.cr.nps.gov /local-law/arch_stnds_6.htm   (3174 words)

 Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering - Undergraduate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Architectural engineers are leaders in the planning, design, construction, and operation of engineered systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings and other facilities.
The Architectural Engineering program integrates design applications across the curriculum, beginning with building construction and architectural design in the sophomore year, and continuing with structural, building mechanical and electrical systems design, and construction management in the junior and senior years.
B.S. Environmental engineers are leaders in the application of engineering principles to improve and maintain the environment for the protection of human health, for the protection of nature’s beneficial ecosystems, and for environment-related enhancement of the quality of human life.
www.miami.edu /umbulletin/und/eng/civil.htm   (2053 words)

 WTO | Services: Architectural and engineering services
The sector includes work by engineering firms to provide blueprints and designs for buildings and other structures and by engineering firms to provide planning, design, construction and management services for building structures, installations, civil engineering work and industrial processes.
Currently, architectural and engineering services, like all services are included in the new services negotiations, which began January 2000.
Principles of trade in architectural and engineering services are contained, like for all services, in the GATS.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/serv_e/architecture_e/architecture_e.htm   (281 words)

 Architectural Engineering Applications of Rapid Prototyping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The conversion process requires that the standard architectural and structural drawings be converted into a single solid structure, which is then built by the rapid prototyping machines.
This is unfortunate because of the incredible potential RP technology holds in the architectural field, which spans from the creation of intricately detailed models with complex geometries to models that structurally mimic the actual building.
However, manual conversion of two-dimensional architectural drawings into three-dimensional RP compatible data is a tedious and labor-intensive process that involves a considerable amount of time and resources.
www.msoe.edu /reu/AE_abstracts.shtml   (2777 words)

 Architectural Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
is a discipline of engineering that emerged in the mid 20th century concerned with the analysis, design,construction, and operation of engineering systems in the desing of buildings.
Architectural engineering is the proffesion in which the engineer has the ability to design buildings but who is also educated in the mastery of the technologies and materials involved in structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.
As the name Architectural Engineering proposes, this discipline is a building bridge between the aesthetic of the building design, usually related to the architects, and the vast array of technical needs for a complex modern building.
www.ecsel.psu.edu /~lfd108/lourdesaehompage.html   (614 words)

 The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
Architectural engineers apply engineering principles to the construction, planning, and design of buildings and other structures.
Architectural Engineering often encompasses elements of other engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, fire protection, and others.
The architectural engineers are responsible for the different systems within a building, structure, or complex.
www.careercornerstone.org /architectural/architectural.htm   (157 words)

 Architectural Engineering Technology
Architectural and civil drafters held about half of all jobs for drafters, mechanical drafters held about a third of all jobs, and the rest of all jobs were held by electrical and electronics drafters.
Almost half of all jobs for drafters were in architectural, engineering, and related services firms that design construction projects or do other engineering work on a contract basis for other industries.
Employment of drafters remains highly concentrated in industries that are sensitive to cyclical changes in the economy, such as manufacturing and architectural and engineering services.
www.nhmccd.edu /Templates/Content.aspx?pid=37857   (820 words)

 Integrative curriculum in architectural engineering technology Journal of Engineering Technology - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Educators and practitioners are collaborating in an effort to improve the Architectural Engineering Technology (AET) curriculum at the University of Hartford, approaching the challenges of an integrative curriculum in the same fashion as an architectural design project.
In the Carnegie report "Building Community: A New Future for Architecture Education and Practice," the late Ernest L. Boyer and Lee D. Mitgang note,1 Throughout history, what has distinguished,architecture' from the mere building of buildings is the insight and skill to blend the useful with the timeless, the technically sound, with the beautiful.
Community service further enhances the awareness of the broader role of architects and architecture in society, a role in which the architect is at once a shaper of the built community and a member of the larger community.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3979/is_200104/ai_n8934327   (765 words)

Some use their knowledge of engineering and manufacturing theory and standards to draw the parts of a machine to determine design elements, such as the numbers and kinds of fasteners needed to assemble the machine.
Architectural and civil drafters held 43 percent of all jobs for drafters, mechanical drafters held about 32 percent of all jobs, and about 15percent of jobs were held by electrical and electronics drafters.
While growth is expected to be greatest for mechanical, architectural, and civil drafters, demand for particular drafting specialties varies throughout the country because employment usually is contingent on the needs of local industry.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos111.htm   (2020 words)

 Outsourcing Architectural Engineering to India
Outsourcing architectural engineering services like architectural drawings, cost estimations, layering, and 3d modelling, to India is a cost effective option which gives you great quality results.
All drawings like construction details from architectural plans, working drawings from raw data, technical drawings and comprehensive specification sheets can be drafted by Indian firms, at cheaper rates and better standards of detailing.
Construction Engineering- With a highly experienced workforce, top-of-the-line infrastructure and bandwidth, O2I's solutions are tailor-made to meet the demands of the construction engineering industry.
www.outsource2india.com /services/architectural_engineering.asp   (715 words)

 and Architectural Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Architectural Engineering deals with all engineering aspects of building performance, integrated with the building’s architectural requirements.
Structural Engineering is the design and analysis of the building for strength, serviceability and cost-effectiveness in resisting vertical forces due to gravity, and lateral forces due to wind or earthquake.
The Department of Civil Engineering also administers the BS in Architectural Engineering, the BS, MS and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, and the MS in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.
www.ce.utexas.edu /dept/area/arch   (350 words)

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