Dominique Derome: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017

Name Dr. Dominique Derome
Address
Überlandstrasse 129
EMPA
8600 Dübendorf
SWITZERLAND
Telephone044 823 43 98
E-mailderome@arch.ethz.ch
DepartmentArchitecture
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
066-0413-00LMaterials and Constructions Information 3 credits2V + 1UD. Derome, J. Carmeliet
AbstractBuilding materials: properties and performance, building envelope integration and detailing, solutions for energy efficient buildings, sustainable building construction
ObjectiveThe students will acquire knowledge in the following fields:
Fundamentals of material performance
Fundamentals of building envelope design and construction: roof, walls, basement
Introduction to durability problems of building facades
Materials for the building envelope:
- Overview of structural materials and systems: concrete, steel and wood
- Insulating materials
- Air barrier, vapor barrier and sealants
- Glazing and windows
- Façade systems and veneer materials
- Interior finishing
Assessment of materials and components behavior and performance
Solutions for energy retrofitting of (historical) buildings
Aspects of sustainability and durability
ContentBuilding materials: properties and performance, building envelope integration and detailing, solutions for energy efficient buildings, sustainable building construction
LiteratureM. Hall: Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings, ISBN: 978-1-84569-526-2
066-0415-00LBuilding Physics: Theory and Applications Information Restricted registration - show details 4 credits3V + 1UJ. Carmeliet, J. Allegrini, D. Derome
AbstractPrinciples of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.
ObjectiveThe students will acquire in the following fields:
- Principles of heat and mass transport and its mathematical description.
- Indoor and outdoor climate and driving forces.
- Hygrothermal properties of building materials.
- Building envelope solutions and their construction.
- Hygrothermal performance and durability.
ContentPrinciples of heat and mass transport, hygro-thermal performance, durability of the building envelope and interaction with indoor and outdoor climates, applications.