066-0421-00L  Building Systems I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersI. Hischier, L. Baldini, F. Khayatian, A. Schlüter, M. Sulzer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


066-0421-00 GBuilding Systems I
No course on 25.10 (seminar week).
3 hrs
Wed08:45-11:30HCI E 8 »
I. Hischier, L. Baldini, F. Khayatian, A. Schlüter, M. Sulzer

Catalogue data

AbstractBuilding Systems I gives an overview of fundamentals and concepts relevant for the design of building systems.
ObjectiveThe course has the following learning objectives:
- Knowledge of the fundamentals, principles and technologies for building heating, cooling, ventilation and electricity supply.
- Knowledge of the integration and interdependencies of building systems and building structure, construction and aesthetics
- Ability to estimate relevant quantities and qualities for heating/cooling/ventilation/electricity of buildings and the related supply systems
- Ability to evaluate and choose an approach for sustainable heating/cooling/ventilation/electricity, the system and its components
- Synthesis in own integrated design projects
Content1. Comfort & Environment
2. Heating / cooling concepts and demand
3. Natural / mechanical ventilation concepts and demand
4. Solar generation / electricity storage and demand
5. Information & Communication Technologies

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Schlüter, L. Baldini, I. Hischier, F. Khayatian, M. Sulzer
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsPersonal, handwritten summary (1 A4 sheet, front side only)
Calculator, non-programmable
Formula sheet will be provided with the exam.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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