Course detail

Computer Modeling Basics of Buiding Services Systems

FAST-CT012Acad. year: 2018/2019

Introduction to computer modelling of typical tasks of Building Services (BS) and their application in the design and operation of buildings. Modelling of heat and mass transfer processes in buildings and their components and energy systems. Modelling of unsteady boundary conditions. Application of current software tools for simulation.

Department

Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Analysis and algorithmization of basic physical processes to create the internal environment of building.
Simulation of thermal bonds of buildings.
Simulation of thermally activated building constructions.
Modelling of heat transfer and phase change.
CFD simulation of fluid flow in the field of building services.
Modelling and simulation of the thermal behaviour of buildings.

Prerequisites

Basics of fluid mechanics, thermo mechanics, plumbing systems, heating, cooling and air conditioning. Basics of numerical mathematical methods.

Co-requisites

Applied thermodynamics, building thermal engineering.

Recommended optional programme components

CT06 Specialized Project

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Methods of evaluation are based on the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to computer modelling and simulations.
2. Modeling of heat transfer by free and forced convection.
3. Modelling of multi-dimensional steady state heat conduction.
4. Modelling of transient heat conduction.
5. Modelling of thermal behaviour of buildings and rooms.
6. Modelling of phase change substances.
7. Modeling of heat and moisture transfer.
8. Fluid flow modelling using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) method – CFD 1.
9. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 2.
10. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 3.
11. Modelling of thermal behaviour of building services systems in buildings.
12. Modelling of thermal behaviour of water tanks.
13. Modeling of thermal radiation in buildings.

Aims

Not applicable.

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-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch S , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction to computer modelling and simulations.
2. Modeling of heat transfer by free and forced convection.
3. Modelling of multi-dimensional steady state heat conduction.
4. Modelling of transient heat conduction.
5. Modelling of thermal behaviour of buildings and rooms.
6. Modelling of phase change substances.
7. Modeling of heat and moisture transfer.
8. Fluid flow modelling using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) method – CFD 1.
9. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 2.
10. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 3.
11. Modelling of thermal behaviour of building services systems in buildings.
12. Modelling of thermal behaviour of water tanks.
13. Modeling of thermal radiation in buildings.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Modeling of basic physical phenomena in building services.
2. Modeling of heat transfer by free and forced convection.
3. Modelling of multi-dimensional steady state heat conduction.
4. Modelling of transient heat conduction.
5. Modelling of thermal behaviour of buildings and rooms.
6. Modelling of phase change substances.
7. Modeling of heat and moisture transfer.
8. Fluid flow modelling using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) method – CFD 1.
9. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 2.
10. Fluid flow modelling using CFD method – CFD 3.
11. Modelling of thermal behaviour of building services systems in buildings.
12. Modelling of thermal behaviour of water tanks.
13. Modeling of thermal radiation in a room.

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