140-0103-00L  Bio-Based Construction

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersG. Habert, S. Claude
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Regenerative Materials.


140-0103-00 GBio-Based Construction
Block course
07.09.2020 - 11.09.2020
36s hrs
07.09. - 11.09.07:45-17:30HPK D 24.2 »
G. Habert, S. Claude

Catalogue data

AbstractLightweight construction correspond to wooden-framed or prefabricated system fulfilled with a lightweight biobased material. Knowing the technical aspects, limitations and solutions, rules, public market, but also building physic is essential for a good conception and the management of the project.
Objective- Know the different techniques of lightweight construction and good practices to prevent future disorders.
- Understand the specific thermal and hygrothermal behaviour.
- Define the cost and planning strategies.
- Know the recent development of lightweight materials.
- Identify the challenges for the organization of bio-material supply chain in a territory.
LiteratureA list of literature will be offered on a specific online platform, that could be used by all students attending the lectures

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersG. Habert, S. Claude
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupCAS ETH Regenerative Materials - Essentials (140000)

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