Building Related Fluid Mechanics

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must obtain a detailed knowledge of building related heat, mass, and momentum transport
  • Must obtain knowledge of building related application of similarity principles and turbulence modelling
  • Must understand different simplified procedures, as the generation of flow elements
  • Must understand the principles of heat and mass transfer in the micro-environment of a human being

Skills

  • Must be able to develop the basis for model and/or full-scale experiments
  • Must be able to develop flow elements for room air distribution
  • Must be able to setup and perform advanced CFD simulations of ventilated buildings including occupant modelling
  • Must be able to develop proper boundary conditions for CFD in ventilation
  • Have the ability to choose, design and evaluate the different types of air distribution in a room and in a building
  • Have the ability to apply relevant models in building related fluid mechanics

Competences

  • The student must be able to establish, evaluate and reflect on models on room air distribution and personal exposure assessment in building related fluid mechanics
  • The students must be able to combine and reflect on the various methods applied in the area of building related fluid mechanics and establish relevant solutions

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision, etc. supplemented with instructions, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examBuilding Related Fluid Mechanics
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleBygningsrelateret strømningsmekanik
Module codeB-IE-K1G-4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science