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Before choosing courseAF1503 Thermodynamics for Architecture and Built Environment 3.0 creditsAdministrate About course

Basic knowledge of heat and mass transfer in building components.

Conservation Laws: continuity, energy and momentum equations.

General characteristics for fluids and gases.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus AF1503 (Spring 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Basic knowledge of heat and mass transfer in building components.

Conservation Laws: continuity, energy and momentum equations.

General characteristics for fluids and gases.

Intended learning outcomes

Describe and explain the fundamental concepts and phenomena in engineering thermodynamics. Although able to derive some fundamentally important relationships and concepts in thermodynamics as well as cooling and heating processes.

Course Disposition

Lecture with course parts on thermodynamics in the course AE1601

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

AL1301Natural Resources Theory and SG1117 Engineering Mechanics  or equivalent courses

Recommended prerequisites

SF1676 Differential Equations with Applications or equivalent course

Equipment

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Literature

The same course literature as for the thermodynamics section in course AE1601

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

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

Examination

  • TEN1 - Examination, 2,2 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 0,8 hp, betygsskala: P, 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

TEN1 - Examination, 2.2, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

ÖVN1 - Exercises 0,8, grade scale: P, F

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

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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.

Further information

Course web

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Course web AF1503

Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study

Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Ivo Martinac

Supplementary information

Admission to the course only after approval of study guidance CSAMH and director of studies CSAMH, studierektor-s@abe.kth.se