Syllabus year 2005


Credits: 16. Grading scale: TH. Compulsory for: V1. Course coordinator: Per Gunnar Burström, Byggnadsmaterial. Assessment: Written examinations. Laboratory work. Design tasks. Parts: 3. Homepage:

The course in Building Technology will

Electricity, photometry, electro magnetic radiation, the physics of gases and fluids, etc. The structure of materials. Test methods. Production and properties of most building materials. Basics in building technology. The design of building components. Aspects of heat and moisture. Health criteria for indoor environment. Installations in buildings. Design tasks.

Textbooks in Physics, Building Materials, Building Technology, Building Physics, Installation Technology.


Code: 0105. Name: Physics.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Electricity. Physics of gas and liquids.

Code: 0205. Name: Building Materials.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Writen examination. Contents: Density and porosity and relations to material properties. Heat and moisture problems. Durability. Properties at raised temperatures. Concrete. Properties of most other materials.

Code: 0305. Name: Building Technology and Building Services.
Credits: 7. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Building technology. Heat and moisture aspects. Demands for healthy buildings.