Coursebooks

Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation

CIVIL-460

Lecturer(s) :

Licina Dusan

Language:

English

Summary

This course provides a fundamental knowledge of an emerging area - indoor air quality. This course also gives an overview of ventilation strategies and airflow distribution strategies tuned to ensure the highest level of air quality in buildings.

Content

Indoor air pollution properties, sources and concentrations, sick-building syndrome, health effects and risk analysis; polluant dynamic behaviour and fate, source control, conventional and advanced ventilation strategies; ariflow/pollution distribution; air filtration energy conservation; human exposure assessment; models for predicting source emissions and human exposure; air pollution monitoring; air quality, ventilation standards, healthy building guidelines.

Keywords

Air quality in buildings, ventilation strategies, airflow distribution, human exposure

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None, but familiarity with building physics is recommended

Recommended courses

Important concepts to start the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

This course consists of theory lectures, hands-on sessions and individual and group assignments

Expected student activities

To actively participate in lectures, individual and group projects

Assessment methods

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

Purchasing a textbook is not compustory as students will be able to rely on combination of peer reviewed papers and accompanying materials for majority of the topics. The reference tectbooks include the following:

Ressources en bibliothèque

Prerequisite for

Master Project

In the programs

Reference week

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German