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066-0421-00L  Building Systems I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersA. Schlüter, L. Baldini, V. Dorer, I. Hischier, M. Sulzer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractBuilding Systems I gives an overview of fundamentals and concepts relevant for the design of building systems.
ObjectiveThe course has the following learning objectives:
- Knowledge of the fundamentals, principles and technologies for building heating, cooling, ventilation and electricity supply.
- Knowledge of the integration and interdependencies of building systems and building structure, construction and aesthetics
- Ability to estimate relevant quantities and qualities for heating/cooling/ventilation/electricity of buildings and the related supply systems
- Ability to evaluate and choose an approach for sustainable heating/cooling/ventilation/electricity, the system and its components
- Synthesis in own integrated design projects
Content1. Comfort & Environment
2. Heating / cooling concepts and demand
3. Natural / mechanical ventilation concepts and demand
4. Solar generation / electricity storage and demand
5. Information & Communication Technologies