October 15, 2018
What is this Edition?
Architecture Edition

Contents: Intermediate level database with extra data on concretes and other building materials, and properties including bending moduli and flammability. Study environmental impact with the Eco Audit Tool.

Applicable to: Courses in Architecture courses and some Product Design and Civil Engineering courses.

Learning outcomes supported
  • Understand classes of materials, their properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
  • Awareness of the impact of products and buildings on the environment; how to design to reduce this impact.
  • Understand thermal conductivity, hygrothermal properties, durability and flammability of materials.
  • Understand rational selection of materials and processes using constraints and objectives.
Databases & tools
Architecture Database Eco Audit Tool

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Teaching & learning resources
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