Building Ventilation

2019/2020

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based upon knowledge obtained at the 1st semester or equivalent.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to account for the functional requirements regarding comfort in relation to ventilation
  • Must have knowledge about the terminology within ventilation
  • Must have knowledge on current standards and regulations within comfort ventilation
  • Must be able to understand the theory on mixing and displacement ventilation
  • Must have knowledge on natural and hybrid ventilation
  • Must have knowledge on design and balancing of duct systems
  • Must have knowledge on choice of components for the ventilation unit
  • Must have knowledge on noise in relation to ventilation
  • Must be able to account in general for the control of ventilation systems
  • Must have knowledge on the energy consumption of the individual parts of the ventilation unit
  • Must have knowledge on the workflow of a ventilation contract including commissioning and  maintenance

Skills

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to make an reasoned choice of ventilation principle and system based on the functional requirements and relevant loads
  • Must be able to equip and size a ventilation system base on performance requirements
  • Must be able to perform an impact assessment regarding the energy use of the system and its components
  • Must be able to size a ventilation system base don noise requirements

Competences

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to reflect on the chosen ventilations solution in relation to functional demands and loads
  • Must be able to discus and evaluate the optimal choice of ventilation in relation to outdoor and indoor conditions users and the building

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study.

Exam

Exams

Name of examBuilding Ventilation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Individual oral exam based on presentation seminar and project rapport.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAre stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleVentilationsteknik
Module codeB-BED-K2-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science