Stochastic Modelling and Design Optimisation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must be able to understand the background and theory of sensitivity analysis and uncertainty analysis in indoor environmental and energy engineering
  • Must be able to explain selected methods for stochastic modelling of indoor climate and energy consumption
  • Must be able to explain how sensitivity analysis and uncertainty analysis are used in design optimization

Skills

  • Must be able to investigate, explain and develop indoor environmental and energy engineering models using sensitivity analysis and uncertainty analysis
  • Must be able to quantify the influence of uncertainty in indoor environmental and energy engineering using stochastig modelling
  • Must be able to apply sensitivity analysis and uncertainty analysis in design optimization

Competences

  • Must be able to choose proper modelling of single zone and multizone buildings and discuss inherent model limitations
  • Must be able to discuss and reflect on the accuracy of indoor environmental and energy engineering models subject to uncertainty

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, 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 examStochastic Modelling and Design Optimisation
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 titleStokastisk modellering og design optimering
Module codeB-IE-K2-6
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
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