234.985 Lifecyclecosts and -analysis
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to enumerate building evaluation
systems and their criteria. This applies in particular to the Life Cycle Cost (LCC) and the Life Cycle
Assessment (LCA). Furthermore the students are able to describe the calculation process, and enumerate the influencing factors and results.

Subject of course

Presentation of LCC/LCA tools and methods
LEGEP Software/DGNB Methodology
Consideration of the Life cycle: production, use/operation, demolition

  • Calculation of LCA/energy demand based on a practical example
    • Lifespan of buildings/building elements
    • Environmental impact categories, datasets: ökobau.dat, baubook, gemis
  • LCC Calculation Procedure
    • Introduction to cost and consequential cost determination methodology
    • Data sets and databases: BKI, usage costs BKI, guidelines for sustainable
      construction etc.


Teaching methods

Introduction to the life cycle analysis process, as well as presentation of various building certification systems.

Calculation of a case study and discussion of the results.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Assignment in the Master's programme Civil Engineering Science (Studienkennzahl: 066 505):
Modul 2 der Vertiefungsrichtung Bauprozessmanagement;
Modul 3 der anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen

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Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/ukanzlei/t-ukanzlei-english/Plagiarism.pdf
Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: https://www.tuwien.at/fileadmin/Assets/dienstleister/Datenschutz_und_Dokumentenmanagement/Plagiarism.pdf



Course dates

Mon16:00 - 18:0011.05.2020 gotomeetingLecture
Tue15:00 - 17:0012.05.2020 gotomeetingLecture
Wed15:00 - 17:0013.05.2020 gotomeetingVorlesung
Wed15:00 - 17:0020.05.2020 adobe connectLecture Herz. Figl, IBO
Thu15:00 - 19:0018.06.2020 Presenatation Home assignment
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Calculation of LCC/LCA of an example project

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2020 00:00 01.06.2020 00:00 25.05.2020 00:00



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Accompanying courses


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