Facility & Real  Estate Management FT
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Selected Topics Building Physics

level of course unit

Advanced knowledge, immersion

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - identify and communicate basic principles of building physics in building constructions. - use principles of building physics to implement key future concepts for energy-saving construction. - identify and avoid damage to buildings caused by incorrect building physics. - introduce and improve measures for soundproofing and room acoustics. - identify and solve problems related to damp protection.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Lecture "Fundamentals of Building physics" BAU.2

course contents

- Energy saving construction methods - Insulation in winter and summer - Air sealing and wind sealing - Protection against moisture - Noise protection and room acoustics - Construction faults and their causes - Construction ecology and how to include it in planning concepts - Principles of environmentally sustainable construction

recommended or required reading

- Lohmeyer, Gottfried: Praktische Bauphysik; Stuttgart, 2013 - Lutz: Lehrbuch der Bauphysik: Schall, Wärme, Feuchte, Licht, Brand, Klima; Wiesbaden, 2013 - Neumann, Dietrich, Weinbrenner, Ulrich: Baukonstruktionslehre I und II; Stuttgart, 2006

assessment methods and criteria

Project work, presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar, semester project

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl. Ing. (FH) Drittenpreis Julia M. Eng.

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable