151-8011-00L  Building Physics: Theory and Applications

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersA. Kubilay, X. Zhou, L. D'Amato, A. Rubin, D. A. Strebel
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment after agreement with the lecturer only.


AbstractPrinciples of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.
ObjectiveThe 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.
ContentPrinciples of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.
Lecture notesHandouts, supporting material and exercises are provided online via Moodle.