259.303 Thermal 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.

2019W, VO, 4.0h, 5.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the fundamentals (theory and practice) of thermal building performance modelling and simulation. Principle aspects of different tools and instruments will be discussed and critically reviewed.

Subject of course

This course introduces fundamentals and computational methods in building performance modeling. Topics include: modeling and design; overview of thermal domain knowledge; integration of performance simulation in computer-aided design; introduction to the application of advanced computational building simulation tools; case studies and design assignments on the application of simulation in the evaluation and improvement of building performance.

Teaching methods

  • Lecture in english language
  • Discussion of basic concepts of hygrothermal building performance aspects.
  • Manual, spreadsheet-based and software-based calculation of different performance aspects.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

+++Lecture in english language+++

+++Mandatory Course of Modul "Advanced Building Physics"+++

+++Mandatory Course of Master of Building Science Program+++

Master Building Science & Technology - Kick-Off/Welcome Meeting:

  • 02.10.2019, 14:30 - 16:00, HS6

Schedule Winterterm 2019/2020: 

  • Wednesday, 09:00 - 12:00, HS15:
  • lecturestart 09.10.2019
  • exact schedule ==> see graphical overview // will be announced in class.
  • EXAM: Main Exam possibility (highly recommended to take this exam possibility) ==> end of semester. ==> tba

planned sessions (short-term changes are only announced via TISS-Mailing):

  • every Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:15, HS15

Contact:

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

E-Mails to other adresses can not be processed.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed09:00 - 12:1502.10.2019 - 29.01.2020Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed14:30 - 16:0002.10.2019Hörsaal 6 Welcome Meeting - Master of Building Science Programme
Thermal aspects of building performance - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed02.10.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed02.10.201914:30 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 Welcome Meeting - Master of Building Science Programme
Wed09.10.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed16.10.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed23.10.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed30.10.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed06.11.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed13.11.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed20.11.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed27.11.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed04.12.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed11.12.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed18.12.201909:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed08.01.202009:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed15.01.202009:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed22.01.202009:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Wed29.01.202009:00 - 12:15Hörsaal 15 Thermal Aspects of Building Performance (Detailzeitplan siehe im Text / im pdf-Plan)
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • written exam based on the content of the lecture.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri17:00 - 20:0013.03.2020 Exact time and venue announced on the day before exam via TISS-Mailingwritten07.02.2020 00:01 - 11.03.2020 23:59TISSExam 08.03.2019
Wed - 06.05.2020oral30.03.2020 00:01 - 05.05.2020 23:59TISSThermal Aspects of Building Performance Exam (Oral), 08.05.2019, 15:00

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.09.2019 00:00 26.02.2020 23:59 26.02.2020 23:59

Registration modalities:

Please register (Communication, E-Learning, Overview...)

Registration via TISS is possible for

  • Master of Building Science Students (066444)
  • Master of Architecture Students assigned to Modul Advanced Building Physics
  • others, if space in lecture hall is available. These only can register via Email to lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at

Precondition

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

Curricula

Literature

Lecture Notes can be found in the TUWEL course (registered students only)

Previous knowledge

Interest, basic knowledge of physics and mathematics from school

Erasmus-Students (and all others): Please note that interest is required. The course should not be taken due to its course language.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Miscellaneous

Language

English