066-0413-00L  Materials and Constructions

SemesterHerbstsemester 2018
DozierendeJ. Carmeliet
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrveranstaltungFindet dieses Semester nicht statt.
LehrspracheEnglisch


KurzbeschreibungBuilding materials: properties and performance, building envelope integration and detailing, solutions for energy efficient buildings, sustainable building construction
LernzielThe students will acquire knowledge in the following fields:
Fundamentals of material performance
Fundamentals of building envelope design and construction: roof, walls, basement
Introduction to durability problems of building facades
Materials for the building envelope:
- Overview of structural materials and systems: concrete, steel and wood
- Insulating materials
- Air barrier, vapor barrier and sealants
- Glazing and windows
- Façade systems and veneer materials
- Interior finishing
Assessment of materials and components behavior and performance
Solutions for energy retrofitting of (historical) buildings
Aspects of sustainability and durability
InhaltBuilding materials: properties and performance, building envelope integration and detailing, solutions for energy efficient buildings, sustainable building construction
SkriptHandouts, supporting material and exercises are provided online (Link).
LiteraturAll material is provided online (Link)