Coursebooks 2018-2019

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Thermodynamics of comfort in buildings

CIVIL-450

Lecturer(s) :

Khovalyg Dolaana

Language:

English

Summary

The course provides theory and practical evaluation of energy use and comfort in buildings using energy and exergy efficiency concept towards building services such as cooling, heating and ventilation.

Content

Keywords

Buildings, comfort, exergy performance, energy efficiency, heating and cooling, ventilation

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

N/A

Recommended courses

Thermodynamics and energetics (ME-251)

Building energetics (ENG-445)

Comfort and architecture: sustainable strategies (AR-442)

Important concepts to start the course

Fluid mechanics and heat transfer; Energy, entropy and exergy; Indoor environmental quality; 

Heating and cooling loads in buildings

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

The course is comprised of lectures, case studies, and lab measurements

 

Resources

Bibliography

1) Moran, Shapiro et al., Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamcis, John Wiley & Sons, 7th edition.

2) M. Shukuya, Exergy - Theory and Applications in the Built Environment, Springer, New York, 2013

3) Websites:  www.lowex.net

 

In the programs

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