259.306 Acoustical aspects of building performance
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, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and basically apply the scientific foundations and physical aspects of acoustics (noise propagation, room acoustics, acoustical senses).

Subject of course

This course aims at enabling students to understandthe fundamentals of acoustics:

  • physical acoustics
  • building acoustics
  • room acoustics
  • function of the human ear.

Additionally the course equipes students with the necessary background knowledge for the use of high-performance acoustical simulation tools .

Teaching methods

  • Lecture
  • Stduy of Examples
  • Discussion

Mode of examination


Additional information

+++lecture is held in english language+++

+++mandatory course for Master of Building Science (M2.3)+++

Schedule for summerterm 2020:

  • 11.05.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • 18.05.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • 25.05.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • 08.06.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • 15.06.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • 22.06.2020, 15:00 - 19:00, HS15
  • (Main) Exam: 29.06.2020 HS15 (or other venue), 15:00 - 18:00 (exam registration via TISS required)

Contact: only via  lecture2593@tuwien

Contact: only via  lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at 


  • short term changes will be announced in class and/or send via (TISS-)EMAIL



Course dates

Mon15:00 - 19:0002.03.2020 - 09.03.2020Hörsaal 15 Visual & Acoustical Aspects of Building Performance
Acoustical aspects of building performance - Single appointments
Mon02.03.202015:00 - 19:00Hörsaal 15 Visual & Acoustical Aspects of Building Performance
Mon09.03.202015:00 - 19:00Hörsaal 15 Visual & Acoustical Aspects of Building Performance
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

written exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.02.2020 00:00 01.04.2020 23:59 01.04.2020 23:59

Registration modalities

Registration is recommended for:

  • Access to (potentiell) TUWEL-Course(s)
  • News will be received for sure
  • enough capacity in exams.

Registration is open for Master of Building Science Students. All others can write to lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at to get registered.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 444 Building Science and Technology


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Mathematics and Physics on (Level of "Matura")