The Engineering Economy, 2017
The economy grew in 2016, and overall, the rate of growth in the architecture, engineering, and construction professions was in line with predictions. But there were genuine surprises in certain markets...

Making Buildings Move
Advances in mechanization and power electronics have helped to make retractable roofs and large operable walls and doors more practical and efficient to build. In recent years, architects and engineers...

Fast Forward: Around the Bend
An architecture firm envisions an inverted U-shaped tower in New York City that would outstrip the height of current megatall structures and replace it with length....

Exam Specifications
This chapter provides a breakdown of content as percentages of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering....

Sample Questions for the Morning Portion of the Examination
This chapter contains sample questions for the morning portion of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering....

Solutions for Sample Questions for the Morning Portion of the Examination
This chapter contains solutions for sample questions for the morning portion of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering....

Sample Questions for the Afternoon Portion of the Examination
This chapter contains sample questions for the afternoon portion of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering....

Solutions for Sample Questions for the Afternoon Portion of the Examination
This chapter contains solutions for sample questions for the afternoon portion of the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering....

Structural Expression in Wind Sensitive Structures
Architectural details can impact both the local cladding pressures on a structure as well as the overall structural response. Figure 1 shows a pair of roof corner vortices on the upper...

Symbol of Strength
Shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing, the federal government decided to rebuild. The result is an architectural gem incorporating the latest advances in blast resistance and sustainable...

Soaring Toward the Heavens
The Great Pyramid of Giza embodies the extraordinary vision and creative powers of an ancient, largely unknown people. By means of their bold architecture and construction, both they and...

Bridge to the Future
The final component of Thailand's new Outer Bangkok Ring Road, the eight-lane cable-stayed Chao Phraya River Bridge, will not only alleviate Bangkok's notoriously...

Principles and Practice of Engineering
Architectural Engineering Sample Questions and Solutions
This book is an essential resource to assist candidates who are preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering. The handbook is...

Pushing the Envelope
The engineering solutions devised to address the challenges posed by the bold architecture of Seattle's Central Library effect a remarkable amalgam of form and function that...

Preserving Pisa's Treasure
Pisa's bell tower, a prime example of Romanesque architecture, would be renowned even if it did not lean. Construction of the tower began in 1173 and was not completed until...

Reconstructing a Grand Boulevard
Wacker Drive, the two-level riverfront roadway that has defined the boundary of Chicago's business and cultural district for more than 75 years, is undergoing a much-needed...

Architectural Coatings for Repair and Protection of Concrete Facades

Integrating the Boyer/Mitgang Report into Architectural Education at the University of Hartford

Construction Robots
The Search for New Building Technology in Japan
This book presents Japan's achievements in the development and application of over 100 construction robots and five automated systems. The Japanese have progressed far beyond...

Management of Design Detailing Process: Key to Speciality Contractor Performance

 

 

 

 

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