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2015/2016 » Technology, Communication and Transport » Degree Programme in Civil and Construction Engineering, Vaasa » Professional Studies » ENERGY-EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION » Basics in Building Physics

Basics in Building Physics

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Code: BYV14EF03
Name: Basics in Building Physics
Extent of studies: 5
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 5    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites:
Course-specific competence: Heat theory
(1) understands a few fundamental heat-flow concepts and can calculate the U-value both manually and with a program
(3) understands fundamental heat-flow concepts and can calculate the ET- and U-values both manually and with a program
(5) understands fundamental heat-flow concepts and can in detail calculate the ET- and U-values both manually and with a program

Construction engineering
(1) can draw a few simple connection details for a residential house in different materials. Knows how floors, outer walls and roofs functions. Knows elementary solutions and materials in humid rooms
(3) can draw common connection details for a residential house in different materials. Knows how floors, outer walls, pitched and low sloping roofs functions. Knows elementary solutions and materials in humid rooms
(5) can do professional connection detail drawings for a residential house in different materials. Knows in detail how floors, outer walls, pitched and low sloped roofs function. Knows elementary solutions and materials in humid rooms

Mesurements:
(1) knows moisture gauges and heat cameras and can make a simple report over the measurements
(3) knows the measuring principles for moisture gauges and heat cameras and can make a structured report of the measurements
(5) knows the measuring principles for moisture gauges and heat cameras and can make a reliable and structured report of the measurements

- understands how moisture and heat passes through the most common floor- and walltypes and where the critical spots are located

- Knows the fire classes for buildings and factors that have an impact on the classification. Knows the most essential fire safety labels, directives and principles for dividing a building in fire sections and classification of structures. Knows how distances, windows, doors and fire sections affects the evacuation of a building (1). Can determine an appropriate fire class for a building (3) and find out the requirements for maximum floor area, surface materials, maximum number of persons, carrying structures, fire sections and evacuation of people in accordance to standards for production and warehouses. Masters (5) fire safety planning and has good knowledge of the standards E1, E2 and E9
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