259.323 Modul Advanced Building Physics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 10.0h, 10.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 10.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and apply advanced concepts of building physics and building ecology for building design evaluation.


  • learn about advanced topics in building physivs (energetic performance, indoor climate) of building parts, buildings and municipalities
  • get knowledge about basics of scientific research, scientific publication and the management of research projects.
  • get insight in current issues of building ecology and building physics (Benchmarking, LCA, ...)
  • get the ability of critical assessment of building elements, buildings and municipalities in view of their ecological performance.
  • are motivated to develop new and innovative solutions for building technologies.

Subject of course

Building Physics

  • thermal/energetical building performance of constructions
  • Introduction to scientific research 

Building Ecology:

  • LCA and Eco-Certification
  • Benchmarking Systems, Building Ratings Systems
  • Recycling and Reuse in building construction

Teaching methods

  • Different lectures in english language.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please find detailed information in "literature" (to come soon)

Required Courses:

  • 259.300 Introduction to scientific research VO 1.5h, 2.0ects
  • 259.303 Thermal aspects of building performance VO 4.0h, 5.0ects
  • 259.305 Building Ecology VU 2.5h, 3.0ects

Supplementary Courses:

  • 259.298 Mathematics for Building Science VO 2.5h, 3.0 ects
  • 259.299 Physics for Building Science VO 1.5h, 2.0ects

+++ all courses will be held in english language+++

+++Time & Venue of each lecture can found under the specific TISS-course. Additionally a pdf-timetable in graphical format can be found under Unterlagen/Documents.++++


lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at (Subject: Number of lecture & issue)

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Registration: Please follow the instructions announced by the Office of the dean or http://ar.tuwien.ac.at



Examination modalities

Depending on the course:

  • Mandatory presence, participation in the course.
  • Project work
  • written and/or oral exams.


TitleApplication beginApplication end
Master Module WS1916.09.2019 09:0030.09.2019 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Interest about the content of the module. The teaching language (english) does not qualify as a criteria for participation.

Accompanying courses