259.314 Building Monitoring and Diagnostics
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, VU, 4.0h, 5.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and rudimentary apply the fundamentals of Building Monitoring and Diagnostics. Thereby, different state-of-the-art methods will be discussed and presented, including thermography, sensing technologies, blower-door-tests/air tightness-proofing, etc.

Subject of course

  • Thermography
  • Sensor Technology
  • Blower-Door-Test / Air Tighness Proofing / Air Change Rate
  • Data Mining / Data Handling / Data Acquisition
  • Thermal comfort

Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Demonstration of Technologies
  • Exercises

Mode of examination


Additional information

+++This lecture is for Master of Building Science Students only.+++

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

+++Part of Module 5 of Master of Building Science & Technology Curriculum (M5.1.)+++

Presence is mandatory!

Changes because of the corona-pandemie (Status - 20.03.2020):

The lecture will be available as remote lecture via skype-meetings at normal lecture time.
A related invitation will follow via Tiss-News and included url-link.



Course dates

Fri09:00 - 12:0024.04.2020Office AC0345 (LIVE)Online Lecture
Fri09:00 - 12:0008.05.2020Office AC0345 (LIVE)Online Lecture
Fri09:00 - 12:0012.06.2020Office AC0345 (LIVE)Online Lecture
Fri09:00 - 12:0019.06.2020Office AC0345 (LIVE)Online Lecture
Fri09:00 - 12:0026.06.2020Office AC0345 (LIVE)Online Lecture
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • Mandatory presence during sessions.
  • Collaborative Work in Sessions.
  • Small exercises

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.02.2020 00:01 04.03.2020 23:59 18.03.2020 23:59

Registration modalities

If you think you should be allowed to register, but you can't please write an email to mschuss@mail.tuwien.ac.at.


The student must have at least 6 of the course(s) completed listed below:


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 444 Building Science and Technology


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Module 1 of Master of Building Science Curriculum

Preceding courses