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Course syllabus I1-TOB - Thermal Protection of Buildings (FCE - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Thermal Protection of Buildings
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory/construction practice1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Building Constructions and Design - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
All assigment correctly submitted
Obtaining minimum 56 points /percent/ from exam
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Knowlewdge extension od desing and evaluation building components and building from view point of effective thermal protection. Design and evaluation of thermal performance properties of building components and buildings. Principles of design of building structures from view point required for indoor environment and limited thermal balance in winter and summer seasons. Design of low energy buildings. Principles of measuring and test methods of thermotechnical properties of building components and buildings
Course contents:
• History of design parameters of thermal protection of buildings in various built periods, comparison of basic parameters
• Declared and design thermal values, conformity assessment
• Thermal bridges and heat flow. Thermal losses through non-homogeus structures
• Thermal performance of glass and glazing units
• Energy need for heating, energy use for heating
• Methods for limiting thermal losses and utilization of heat gains
• Energy performace of buildings, energy certification, influence of thermal protection of buildings
• Overheating in summer period, dynamic characteristics
• Thermal stability of rooms in winter season, influence of various heating strategies
• Criteria and requirements for thermal performance of building components and buildings
• principles of measuring methods, testing methods for thermal performance properties of building components and building materials
Recommended or required reading:
CHMÚRNY, I. Tepelná ochrana budov. Bratislava: Jaga, 2003.
CHMÚRNY, I. -- TOMAŠOVIČ, P. -- HRAŠKA, J. Fyzika vnútorného prostredia budov. Vybrané kapitoly základov tepelnej ochrany budov, stavebnej akustiky, denného osvetlenia a insolácie budov. Bratislava: Nakladateľstvo STU, 2013. 394 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3917-7.

HENS, H. Building Physics – Heat, Air and Moisture. Ernst&Sohn, 2007, 270s. ISBN978-3-433-01841-5
STN 73 0540-2 a 3: 2012, STN EN ISO 13 790, STN EN ISO 13 789, STN EN ISO 13 370

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Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 314

38,5 %29,9 %21,7 %6,1 %
3,5 %
0,3 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ivan Chmúrny, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
doc. Ing. Rastislav Ingeli, PhD. (instructor) - slovak
Last modification: 16. 4. 2019
prof. Ing. Ivan Chmúrny, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 04/16/2019.

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