Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Students taking this course is expected to be able to measure and calculate energy demands & losses for various loads in detail and to be able to determine the most probable reasons for any loss.

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course a student can conduct measurements for energy diagnosis with thermal imaging camera, construction detector, moisture and humidity meter as well as rapid U-value meters. In addition he/she can create energy balance and energy load analysis for various kinds of buildings.

Course contents

- Energy load analysis - Air leakage and and indoor comfort associated analysis - Thermal camera imaging. - U-value measurements. - Supporting measurement methods which give more information on the found exceptions

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Thermodynamics [DE-2-007] Heat Transfer [DE-2-041] Fluid Dynamics [DE-2-035] Building Physics [DE-3-005] Fundamentals of Building Engineering [DE-2-015] Ventilation [DE-2-037] Indoor Climate [DE-2-036]

Study activities

  • Lectures - 29 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 86 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved reports and exam.

Teacher

  • Herrman Rene
  • Paronen Mikael

Examiner

Paronen Mikael

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Detailed schedule published on the courses itsLearning page.

Assessment methods

  • 2017-11-16 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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