Course detail

Applied Physics

FAST-CB001Acad. year: 2017/2018

Porous structure of matter, sorption isotherms, hydrostatics of three-phase systems, Fourier and Fick equations of heat and moisture tranport, combined transport of heat and moisture in porous building matters, classical Glaser’s condensation model, generalised Glaser’s condensation model.

Department

Institute of Physics (FYZ)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Studends will master advanced computational methods of thermal resistance of building structures and advanced computational methods concerning condensation in building structures by means of generalised non-isothermal transport equations.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of physics, basic knowledge of mathematical analysis, basic knowledge of building thermal technology, basic knowledge of acoustics of inner spaces.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Types of pores, porosity, absolute and relative humidity, physisorption and chemisorption.
2. Sorption isotherms after : (a) Harkins and Jury, (b) Langmuir, (c) Brunauer, Emmet and Teller (BET).
3. Three-phase system, potential of porous water, retention line of moisture.
4. Measuring methods, hysteresis of retention line, analysis of retention line.
5. Foundations of non-linear thermodynamics.
6. Phenomenological transport equations, Fourier equations of heat conduction.
7. Non-linear temperature profiles in building constructions.
8. Fick diffusion equations and their solutions.
9. Isothermal and non-isothermal diffusion.
10. Non-linear pressure profiles of water vapour in structures.
11. Thermal diffusion (Soret effect), transport of moisture in the three moisture regions: under-hygroscopic, hygroscipic and over-hygroscopic.
12. Classical Generalised Glaser’s condensation model.
13 Acoustics of inner spaces.

Aims

1) Advanced computational methods of thermal resistance of building structures.
2) Advanced computational methods concerning condensation in building structures by means of generalised non-isothermal transport equations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer