Course syllabus

Fuktsäkerhet i byggprocessen
Moisture Safety in the Building Process

VBMN05, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2019-04-01

General Information

Elective for: V5-hb, V5-bf
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims at preparing the students for future participation in various parts of the construction process to achieve the required degree of moisture safety.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course includes lectures on general methodology for systematic moisture safety work and in-depth sections on methods for different parts of the construction process. Guest lectures by practicing engineers who provides examples of existing problems and how they are handled in the field. Group assignment on reviewing design documents regarding moisture safety. Establishment of a moisture safety description and perform a moisture safety design for a construction project.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: 80 % prescence at lectures and excercises, small written exam and approved project work.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: VBFN10 Design concerning Energy, Air Movements and Moisture in New Buildings
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Magnus Åhs,