Course syllabus

Building Technology

VBFA05, 4 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-04

General Information

Compulsory for: BI2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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

Learning outcomes

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

Competences and skills
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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination and compulsory course item.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBF030

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Hans Bagge,
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.