Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VBFA05 overlaps following cours/es: VBF030. Compulsory for: BI2. Course coordinator: Hans Bagge,, Building Physics. Assessment: Written examination and compulsory course item. Further information: The learning process is based on teaching media for university studies and drawings from industry. After completing the course the student shall have developed skill to further studies with a certain amount of independence.

The course aim is to give knowledge in the fields of building technique, building physics, building services and interpretation of drawings.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Interpret drawings

Describe and explain different building elements

Describe building physical processes

Describe building services

Identify and describe moisture effects on different building elements

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Design ordinary building elements and connections between building elements

Evaluate different designs regarding moisture and heat

Use technical terms in both written and spoken language

Discuss different designs with building industry actors

Go through

Moisture and heat is treated both theoretical; at lectures, theory go through and calculations; and practical in a design exercises.

Three project tasks.

Sandin, K, 2007, Praktisk husbyggnadsteknik. Studentlitteratur.
Sandin, K, 2010, Praktisk byggnadsfysik. Studentlitteratur.
Sandin, K, 2010, Praktisk byggnadsfysik: Övningsuppgifter. Studentlitteratur.
Diverse ritningar och kompletterande handlingar. Byggnadsfysik.