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Building and Environmental Systems in Architecture (ARCH348)

A course aiming to study all kinds of sanitary and environmental systems in buildings and their approximate size prediction. Issues to be covered: Water supply, hot water, liquid waste, solid waste systems and sanitary appliances; energy systems (electrical syste ms, telephone ducts, gas-liquid and solid fuels), heating, cooling, ventilating, air conditioning systems, smoke and ventilation flues, refuse chutes; mechanical conveyors-lifts, escalators, tube conveyors -, fire systems -alarms and firefighting equipment-, lightning protection; security systems.

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