Course syllabus

Building Technology

VBFA10, 6 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2020-03-23

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


To give a basic knowledge of building technology and building physics.

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

have developed ability to independently carry out further studies to some extent


The course mainly deals with different building components and how to put these components together in order to provide a building with good performance with regard to heat and moisture conditions. In order to be able to carry out this the course also contain a little about building materials, building physical calculations and a simple drawing item.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written examination and a compulsory drawing exercise.

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.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBF630

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Petter Wallentén,
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