Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

After successfully completing the course a student masters the fundamentals of thermal comfort and is able to calculate risks for moisture condensation on various building elements with known U-values. He/she is likewise able to visualize zones of thermal comfort with modern simulation methods.

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing the course a student understands the connection between insulation characteristics of a part of a building element and thermal comfort as well associated risks regarding moisture condensation. In addition, a student visualize comfort zones with modern simulation software.

Course contents

Fundamentals of thermal comfort Moisture condensation on constructional elements Simulation of thermal comfort

Prerequisites and co-requisites

indoor climate Thermodynamics Hat transfer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 2 hours
  • Individual studies - 133 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

  • Gebrehiwot Silas
  • 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

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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