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Course syllabus I1-SVPB - Building Indoor Environment Simulation (FCE - SS 2018/2019)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: I1-SVPB
Course unit title: Building Indoor Environment Simulation
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (5 credits)
Course contents:
• History and development of mathematical modeling and computer simulations in general and in the field of building simulations. Introduction to computer building simulation.
• Global dynamic building energy and indoor environment simulation (GDBEIES)concept of energy performance at thermal zone, review of methods for modeling transient heat conduction, finite-volume numerical methods.
• GDBEIES energy-related subsystems, outdoor climatic boundary conditions, climatic test reference years, methodology of production, availability, selection of corresponding climatic boundary conditions.
• GDBEIES energy-related subsystems, shadow cast by surrounding buildings and by building itself, insolation of internal surfaces, the distribution process, transmission, absorption and reflection of shortwave solar radiation, transparent building constructions and associated optical data.
• GDBEIES energy-related subsystems, long-wave thermal radiation, surface convection, internal heat gains, modeling of regulation, modeling of occupant behavior impact.
• GDBEIES energy-related subsystems methods of airflow simulation, airflow network modeling techniques for application in modeling of infiltration and natural ventilation of buildings.
• GDBEIES energy-related subsystems building services simulation methods, heating, cooling and ventilation and their automatic control.
• GDBEIES practice application of accuracy evaluation and development of simulation methods, uncertainties in the simulation methodology for integrated assessment of buildings, case studies.
• Computational fluid dynamics history and development of mathematical modeling and computer simulation of air flow, list of basic methods, the formulation of basic equations of motion of the air flow and heat transfer, finite volume method for turbulence modeling, methods for solving systems of equations.
• Computational fluid dynamics boundary conditions and principles of computational network creation, control and methods of successful convergence solutions, analysis of results, evaluation parameters of indoor environment, evaluation of the simulation accuracy, case studies.
• Simulation of global illumination and luminance - history and development of mathematical modeling and computer simulation of daylighting, list of basic methods, theoretical foundations of these methods, method of ray tracing and photon mapping method.
• Simulation of global illumination and luminance boundary conditions, principles of model building, control of convergence solutions, simulation accuracy evaluation, evaluation of visual comfort parameters, daylight availability, glare and result analysis, new trends in dynamic daylight simulation.
• New trends and development of energy performance and indoor building environment computer simulation


Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.

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