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MARCH-6340: Building Energy

Course Description

This course provides a basic understanding of the dynamic thermal and visual environments created by the enclosure of space and of the phenomena that create these environments. This includes the basic principles of heat transfer and human comfort. Course content follows the traditional range of topics: heat transfer, human comfort, site concerns, solar geometry and shading, wind and ventilation, thermal behavior of materials, heating and cooling load analysis, climate design strategies, vernacular climate response, vision and light, natural light, and mechanical systems.

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Academic Level:

Graduate

Pre-Requisites and Co-Requisites:

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Sections:

Fall 2022

Section Name Meeting Info
MARCH-6340-1: Building Energy (Lecture)
Edlyn García La Torre, Eric Morrill, Jacqueline Lin
  • Tue 8:00-09:30AM, Main Bldg - Timken Lecture Hall
MARCH-6340-2: Building Energy (Lab)
Eric Morrill
  • Tue 9:30-11:00AM, Hooper GC - GC5

Fall 2019

Section Name Meeting Info
MARCH-6340-1: Eco: Building Energy (Lab)
Gwen Fuertes
  • Fri 12:00-01:30PM, San Francisco - Main Building - E4
MARCH-6340-2: Eco: Building Energy (Lab)
Gwen Fuertes
  • Fri 2:00-03:30PM, San Francisco - Main Building - E4
MARCH-6340-3: Building Energy (Lecture)
Gwen Fuertes, Stephanie Egger
  • Tue 10:00-11:30AM

Fall 2018

Section Name Meeting Info
MARCH-634-01: Eco: Building Energy
Gwen Fuertes, Stephanie Egger
  • Tue 9:30-11:00AM, Main Building - Timken Lecture Hall
  • Fri 12:00-01:30PM, Grad Center - GC7