066-0420-00L  Indoor Environment, Resources and Safety

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeA. Frangi, T. Larsen, S. M. Schoenwald
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
KommentarMIBS: This course must be taken in the first year of coursework.


066-0420-00 GIndoor Environment, Resources and Safety
No lecture on 22.3. (seminar week).
3 Std.
Mo12:45-15:30HIT J 51 »
A. Frangi, T. Larsen, S. M. Schoenwald


KurzbeschreibungPrinciples of Building Acoustics, Water and Fire safety
LernzielBuilding Acoustics
- Fundamentals of sound: Sound waves, Sound sources and free field sound propagation, Sound descriptors and sound levels
- Sound fields in rooms: Reflection and absorption at boundaries, Diffuse sound fields (reverberation time), Room modes
- Airborne sound transmission through building elements I: Homogenous structures: Monolithic elements, Double leaf elements (walls, windows, ), Linings, toppings and additional layers
- Airborne sound transmission through building elements II: Assembled (lightweight) structures: Double leaf framed elements
- Impact sound transmission through building elements: Impact sources, Floor elements and floor toppings, Introduction structure-borne sound and vibration
- Sound transmission in buildings I: Composite elements, Flanking sound transmission I: Concept of flanking, Monolithic buildings
- Sound transmission in buildings II: Flanking sound transmission II: Lightweight framed buildings, Outline prediction methods, Noise from building systems and installations
- Measurement, Descriptors and Regulations: Standardized measurement techniques and protocols

- Urban water management: The importance of water in an urban context and the interaction with households; climate change & urban water; water-sensitive urban design; urban planning and infrastructure performance
- Blue-green infrastructure in buildings: Physical processes of blue-green systems and their influence on environmental benefits; design considerations of blue-green systems for buildings, especially bio-retention basins and green roofs
- Challenges for water and wastewater management: Local and global drivers (water scarcity, sanitation crisis, planetary boundaries, dead zones, circular economy) and their influence on drinking water & wastewater management in Switzerland
- Innovative building technology for water management: New paradigms; source separation; innovative handling of water and wastewater in buildings; new technologies; system design

Fire and Safety
- Fire safety objectives and regulations
- Fire safety concepts and measures
- Fire statistics
- Human behavior and escape
- Structural fire safety
- Technical fire safety
- Organizational fire safety
- Risk and probabilistic
- Economy of fire safety measures


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte3 KP
PrüfendeA. Frangi, T. Larsen, S. M. Schoenwald
RepetitionDie Leistungskontrolle wird in jeder Session angeboten. Die Repetition ist ohne erneute Belegung der Lerneinheit möglich.
ZulassungsbedingungMIBS: This course must be taken in the first year of coursework.
Prüfungsmodusschriftlich 120 Minuten
Hilfsmittel schriftlichSelf-written summary (10 pages A4); Calculator; NO database capable devices, organizers, tablets, laptops, or similar. NO existing old exam documents or questions.
Diese Angaben können noch zu Semesterbeginn aktualisiert werden; verbindlich sind die Angaben auf dem Prüfungsplan.


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