2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 306 - Urban Sustainability
Social, environmental, economic points of view engaged to study how successful cities work. Study approached using assigned reading compared to direct observation and immersion into urban environments. Focus: interaction of built environment with social, natural environment. How engineering decisions about materials used in buildings impact structural integrity, energy use, economics. Offered fall and winter semesters. Part of the Sustainability Issue. Prerequisites: Junior standing, MTH 110 (may be taken concurrently).