Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. ABK606 overlaps following cours/es: ABK630. Compulsory for: IBYA2. Course coordinator: Mats Dahlblom,, Building Services. Recommended prerequisits: Byggnadsmaterial VBM611, Byggnadsfysik VBF605. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 15. Assessment: Written examination with one theoretical part and another one concerning calculations. To pass the course the students also have to be approved on the project exercise and the computer exercises. A well accomplished project exercise can raise the final grade with a maximum of half a grade. Parts: 2. Further information: The course includes a project exercise called "villan Villan" in which a one family house should be provided with necessary engineering systems. The exercise, with several handing in, is a part in the three courses Building materials, Building technology and Building services. Home page:

To give the student a basic knowledge of indoor environment and requirements on it and basic knowledge on how the most common building servicies systems functions, i. e. systems for ventilation, heating, water supply and waste water.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

have gained elementary knowledge about indoor environment and its demands.

be able to identify and solve elementary problems within building services.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

be able to design systems for ventilation. heating, tap water and waste water in living houses.

be able to coordinate building services with framework and layout.

be able to perform elementary drawings and interpret more advanced.

be able to calculate and valuate energy needs for a building.

The course deals with general building services, demands on the thermal climate and the indoor air quality and criteria, design of systems for ventilation, heating, tap water and waste water as well as coordination of building services with layout and framework, performing elementary drawings and estimation of energy needs.

Warfvinge, C & Dahlblom, M: Projektering av VVS-installationer. Studentlitteratur, 2010.
Dahlblom, M: Övningsuppgifter i installationsteknik. LTH 2011.


Code: 0112. Name: Assignments.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: To be approved the exercises must be completed and passed. The report must be written on level II. A well done project can raise the final grade a maximum of a half step. Contents: For a single-family house design building services for ventilation, heating, supply- and wastewater.

Code: 0212. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination with a theoretical part and a calculation part. Both parts must be approved at the same occasion. Contents: Theoretical and calculation tasks based on course litterature and notes from lectures.