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151-8011-00L  Building Physics: Theory and Applications

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersJ. Carmeliet, A. Kubilay, O. Dorostkar, A. Rubin, X. Zhou
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


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.