AF1007 Building Technology 7.5 credits

Husbyggnadsteknik

The course aims to provide the expertise in building technology requested by the Swedish Estate Agents Inspectorate. Course contents are: Building regulations. Building construction, drawings and area calculations.  Damage to buildings and building guarantee schemes. Redevelopment. Energy certification. Inspection Technology. Ethics and responsibility in building technical investigation.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course aims to provide the expertise in building technology requested by the Swedish Estate Agents Inspectorate. Course contents are: Building regulations. Building construction, drawings and area calculations. Damage to buildings and building guarantee schemes. Redevelopment. Energy certification. Inspection Technology. Ethics and responsibility in building technical investigation.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student shall be able to explain about important parts of the building codes, explain operation and problems of relevance regarding important building parts such as roofs, foundations and walls. Explain about operation of systems for heating and ventilation. Explain about important reasons for building damages with routines for their investigation and also about how to rebuild to avoid them. Have knowledge about energy declarations, systems for building guarantees and ethics and responsibilities for investigations regarding building technology.

Course Disposition

The course is given as lectures and a project.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Record of completed secondary education including Swedish and English.

Recommended prerequisites

General entry requirements for higher education

Equipment

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Literature

Byggteknikens grunder, kompendium i grundläggande byggnadsteknik. Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik KTH.

Björk et al: Så byggdes husen, Formas förlag.

Additional materials will be made available via KTH's learning platform during the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Examination (TEN1, 4,5 hp), Assignment (INL1; 3hp),

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Folke Björk

Further information

Course web

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Course web AF1007

Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Folke Björk, tel. 08 - 790 86 63, e-post folke.bjork@byv.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.