259.305 Building Ecology
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, 2.5h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand basic concepts of the principles of building ecology. Additionally, students gain basic knowledge/command in a set of relevant IT-supported Tools used for environmental assessment of buildings and the built environment.

Subject of course

This course introduces methods for the description and evaluation of ecological performance of building elements, components, systems, and structures. Specifically, the application of LCA (Life-Cycle Assessment) and EIA (Environmental Impact Analysis) techniques in the building domain is introduced.

Teaching methods

  • course in english language.
  • theory foundations of building ecology in a frontal lecture.
  • tutorial / exercise sessions with different tools.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

General:

+++Lecture in english language+++

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

+++Mandatory Course for Master of Building Science Program, M.7.1., third semester (however, motivated first semester students will find that the course has no prerequisites)+++

Schedule Winterterm 2019/2020

 

  • Unit 01 - 10.12.2019, 13:00 - 16:00 HS6
  • Unit 02 - 17.12.2019, 13:00 - 16:00 HS6
  • Unit 03 - 07.01.2020, 13:00 - 16:00 HS6
  • Unit 04 - 14.01.2020, 13:00 - 16:00 HS6
  • Unit 05 - 21.01.2020, 13:00 - 16:00 HS6

Contact:

lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at (Subject: ID-Number of  lecture & further subject; Do not forget to add your full name and student ID number to the email)

E-Mails to other addresses will not be processed.

Important for Master of Building Science Students:

This lecture is part of Modul 7/first (or third) semester of the curriculum of Master of Building Science. Modul 7 needs to be sucessful completed to be able to finish your Master Studies. Therefore, please ensure to take the exam in time!

Important for incoming Erasmus-Students:

  • The motive for taking this course should be interest in the matter, not the fact that the course is held in english
  • Please use the main exam possibility (to avoid issues with erasmus contracts etc.).

Short-Term Changes will be announced (only) via TISS_Mail. Therefore, please ensure to have all settings done to receive your student-mail emails, and - more important - please read them carefully :).

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue13:00 - 16:0015.10.2019Hörsaal 6 Hörsaalreservierung Physics / Building / Human Ecology
Wed17:00 - 19:0004.12.2019HS 13 Ernst Melan BE
Tue13:00 - 16:0010.12.2019 - 28.01.2020Hörsaal 6 BE
Building Ecology - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue15.10.201913:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 Hörsaalreservierung Physics / Building / Human Ecology
Wed04.12.201917:00 - 19:00HS 13 Ernst Melan BE
Tue10.12.201913:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Tue17.12.201913:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Tue07.01.202013:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Tue14.01.202013:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Tue21.01.202013:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Tue28.01.202013:00 - 16:00Hörsaal 6 BE
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • mandatory presence in class.
  • participation.
  • timely delivery of assignements.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.10.2019 00:00 25.11.2019 21:59 25.11.2019 21:59

Registration modalities:

If you can not register to this course (due to the limitation of the ID-Number of Master of Building Science), but HOWEVER ARE INTERESTED IN THE TOPICS OF THE COURSE you should come to the very first unit of the class(this is no guarantee for registeration).

Registration is possible for Students of Building Science.

Others, who are interested in particiapation can write their interest to lecture2593@tuwien.ac.at, or simply visit the first unit. However, participation is only possible if enough ressources are free.

Precondition

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

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

This lecture is intended for interested students. Therefore, students that look just for an english-spoken lecture should better look for other lectures, e.g. soft skills.

Accompanying courses

Miscellaneous

Language

English