Course detail

Enviromental Engineering

FAST-CT052Acad. year: 2018/2019

The factors affecting the quality of indoor microclimate. Effect of sun on the buildings. Thermal comfort and balance of human. Hygrothermal microclimate of buildings. Air quality. Hygienic requirements for the workplace. Energy performance of buildings. Low-energy, passive and zero energy houses.

Department

Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Objective of the course is obtaining of knowledge about indoor microclimate and technical resources to its creation. the alumns:
will be able to distinguish factors affecting the quality indoor microclimate of buildings,
will be able to analyze the quality of air and design measure to find its ideal conditions ,
will be able to evaluate thermal balance of the human body and assess human heat stress in defined working conditions
will be aware of hygienic requirements for workplace and will be able to design technical measure to their ensuring,
will have a survey about energetic systems of buildings
will be able to determine energy consumption to operate heating system, cooling system, air conditioning system, hot water preparation and lighting.
will have knowledge of environment engineering system in buildings with low power consumption

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about heating system, cooling system and air conditioning Secondary school knowledge about physics, especially thermomechanics Knowledge about thermal engineering

Co-requisites

Knowledge about sustainable construction

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Participation in the exercise at least 80%.
Work out all given tasks in the exercises.
Written examinations.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Quality of interior space in buildings
2. Thermal comfort
3. Humidity in buildings. Evaluation of thermal comfort
4. Air that we breathe. Evaluation and improvement of air quality
5. Hygienic requirements on working space
6. Buliding and energy - Czech legislation
7. Buliding and energy - Heating and Cooling, Ventilation
8. Buliding and energy - Lighting, Hot water preparation
9. Low-energy buildings
10. Other components of indoor climate

Aims

Improving the knowledge of making internal microclimate with systems of enviromental technique.

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 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Quality of interior space in buildings
2. Thermal comfort
3. Humidity in buildings. Evaluation of thermal comfort
4. Air that we breathe. Evaluation and improvement of air quality
5. Hygienic requirements on working space
6. Buliding and energy - Czech legislation
7. Buliding and energy - Heating and Cooling, Ventilation
8. Buliding and energy - Lighting, Hot water preparation
9. Low-energy buildings
10. Other components of indoor climate

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Insolation of buildings
2. Orientation of building and its heat balance
3. Human heat production
4. Air humidity and microclimate of buildings. Evaluation of hygrothermal microclimate
5. Air quality and ventilation Workplace
6. Working space
7. Energy consumption for hot water preparation
8. Energy consumption for heating
9. Energy consumption for lighting
10. Energy consumption for ventilation

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