Course syllabus

Husbyggnads- och installationsteknik
Building Technology and Building Services

VBFA01, 10 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2016-04-08

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: V1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

Aim

To give a basic knowledge of building technology, building physics, indoor climate and building services.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Contents

This course deals with how to put components together in order to provide shelter against the outside climate, the application of different indoor climate criteria and the construction of simple building service systems for ventilation, heating, tap water, waste water and rainwater. Also studied are the coordination of building services with building plans and structure. Simple drawings and the reading/understanding complex drawings will also be addressed.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Two written examinations each with a theoretical and a calculation part. Both parts must be passed at the same occasion. To pass the course the students also must complete and pass the project "huset Huset" including a lab. A well done project can raise the final grade.

Parts
Code: 0108. Name: Building Science.
Credits: 4. 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 in building technology and building physics.
Code: 0208. Name: Building Services.
Credits: 3. 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 in building services.
Code: 0308. Name: Handing in Exercises.
Credits: 3. 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 one step. Contents: For a single-family house design building components and put them together to a functioning building and design necessary building services.

Admission

Required prior knowledge: FAFA45 Thermodynamics with Applications.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBM060, ABK140, VBF012, VBF017

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Mats Dahlblom, mats.dahlblom@hvac.lth.se
Course coordinator: Hans Bagge, hans.bagge@byggtek.lth.se
Course homepage: http://liveatlund.lu.se