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066-0413-00L  Materials and Constructions

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersM. Koebel
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractSustainable building construction, high performance materials for energy efficient buildings, focus on next generation building materials, sustainable construction, glazing, energy integration, production processes
ObjectiveThe students will acquire knowledge in the following fields:
- Fundamentals of heat transport in (porous) materials
- Super-insulating materials and systems (including insulating nano-materials)
- Materials for retrofitting of buildings
- Introduction to durability problems of building facades
- Glazing, windows and glazed facades
- Materials for photovoltaic devices and solar thermal collector technology and their integration into buildings
- Materials for energy storage (thermal, electrical) and for decentralized energy generation
- Embodied energy of building materials. Introduction to LCA analysis for building materials
- Integrated building envelope solutions, multi-functional and adaptive facades, smart façade concepts
ContentSustainable building construction, high performance materials for energy efficient buildings, focus on next generation building materials, sustainable construction, glazing, energy integration, production processes
LiteratureJ. Fricke, W.L. Borst: Essentials of Energy Technology: Sources, Transport, Storage, Conservation, ISBN-13: 978-3527334162.