259.348 Fire safety
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 1.0h, 1.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to posess an in-depth overview about the methodologies of protective technologies and principles in the built environment. Methods, such as the planning of in-built security-technology, as well as the drafting of Fire-Safety-Plans are discussed and exercised.

Subject of course

The lecture delves into the methods for safety systems with the example of risk analysis introduced in protective ecology. Since presentation in drawings is an essential tools of architects, risk and threat assessment, as well as the provision of suitable safety equipment, examples for fire safety drawings are presented according to TRVB 121.

Technologies for improvements and maintenance of desired safety standards are discussed, with an emphasis on the following issues on the basis of state-of-the-art technology:

i) fire safety in construction;

ii) fire alarm systems;

iii) sprinkler systems;

iv) fire smoke exhaust;

v) on-the-spot and extended fire extinction support;

vi) firefighting water supply.

Teaching methods

  • Exercise of different means of security planning

Mode of examination


Additional information

+++will be held in German language+++

Combined with 259.347 Protective Ecology

Änderungen in der LVA aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie  (Stand 27.02.2021):

Die Lehrveranstaltung wird auch dieses Semester als reine Online-Veranstaltung (Livestream) über TUWEL durchgeführt.

Kontakt bei Fragen zur Vorlesung: matthias.schuss@tuwien.ac.at



Examination modalities

  • Timely delivery of exercises

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2021 00:01 02.06.2021 23:59 02.06.2021 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

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