Study programme 2020-2021Français
Building Equipment II
Programme component of Bachelor's in Architecture à la Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UA-B2-ARCHIT-015-MCompulsory UEVONA SalvatoreA540 - Service des Sciences et Techniques de Construction
  • VONA Salvatore

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français16800022.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
A-SCTC-102Building Equipment II: Building Physics168000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Implement an identified spatial response
    • Adopt an applied scientific approach
    • Integrate technical dimensions in the project
  • Interact with all actors
    • Master the different means of expression available to the architect to communicate to informed publics, or not
    • Develop a professional attitude
  • Make choices
    • Demonstrate reflexivity, openness and initiative

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of this course, the students will be able to:Cite and explain the mechanisms of heat transfer and diffusion of water vapor through a wall;calculate the heat transfer coefficient and the heat loss of a wall;find acceptable values of thermal conductivity of a material;calculate the energy consumption of a wall; calculate the energy savings generated by the insulation of a wall;determine the risk of condensation in and on one wall;explain Glaser method;calculate the level K of a building and the NBN flow of a space.

Content of UE

Heat transfer through a wall; conduction; convection; radiation and emissivity Calculation of the level K for a building;Temperature profile in a wall;Heat loss calculation of a wall;Calculation of energy savings;Diffusion of water vapor in a wall;Psychometric chart;Migration of water vapor in a wall;Surface condensation;Internal condensation;Glaser Method

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Utilisation de logiciels

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
A-SCTC-102Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
A-SCTC-102Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
A-SCTC-102Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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