ARC524 Environmental Systems II
[3–0, 3 cr.]
This course deals with two subjects: lighting and electrical circuits, and acoustics. The first part addresses the analysis of the basic electric circuits, with emphasis on energy management, electric ratings and capacity, wiring, and lighting systems and different lighting equipment, and the methods for building electrical systems. The second part is a survey of basic acoustical systems, theories, the acoustic properties of different materials used in buildings and their impact on noise reduction, as well as a study of the properties of acoustical spaces, such as theaters or concert halls.