Xiaohai Zhou: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2019
|Name||Dr. Xiaohai Zhou|
Professur für Bauphysik
ETH Zürich, HIB E 13
|Department||Mechanical and Process Engineering|
|151-8011-00L||Building Physics: Theory and Applications||4 credits||3V + 1U||J. Carmeliet, A. Kubilay, O. Dorostkar, A. Rubin, X. Zhou|
|Abstract||Principles of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.|
|Objective||The students will acquire in the following fields: |
- Principles of heat and mass transport and its mathematical description.
- Indoor and outdoor climate and driving forces.
- Hygrothermal properties of building materials.
- Building envelope solutions and their construction.
- Hygrothermal performance and durability.
|Content||Principles of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.|
|151-8015-00L||Moisture Transport in Porous Media||3 credits||2G||J. Carmeliet, O. Dorostkar, A. Kubilay, X. Zhou|
|Abstract||Moisture transport and related degradation processes in building and civil engineering materials and structures; concepts of hygrothermal damage analysis and local urban climate prediction; experimental determination of moisture transport properties.|
|Objective||- Basic knowledge of moisture transport and related degradation processes in building and civil engineering materials and structures|
- Knowledge of experimental determination of moisture transport properties analysis
- Application of knowledge to hygrothermal damage cases and local urban climate
Moisture damage: problem statement
2. Moisture Transport
Description of moisture transport
Determination of moisture transport properties
Liquid transport in cracked media
3. Hygrothermal analysis: case studies
Heat and mass transport in street canyon, urban microclimate and mitigation measures
Moisture durability analysis of inside insulation: mould growth, wood rot and frost damage
|Lecture notes||Handouts, supporting material and exercises are provided online (http://www.carmeliet.ethz.ch/).|
|Literature||All material is provided online (http://www.carmeliet.ethz.ch/)|