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Before choosing course

Conditions and methods for indoor climate control in buildings.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AF2502 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Principles of design of control flow systems for heating and cooling.
  • Commissioning.
  • Air flow in buildings.
  • Transient temperatures in buildings.
  • Controls.
  • Efficient use of electricity.

Intended learning outcomes

The course will give knowledge of how to optimize the operation of the environmental systems of a building.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 120 credits academic studies in Engineering, Science, including documented proficiency in English and Swedish B or equivalent (TOEFL, IELTS  e g).

AF1501 Building Services Engineering or Building Physics with Applications.

Recommended prerequisites

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Kompendium i installationsteknik FK. In Swedish

Övningsuppgifter och laborationsförelägg. In Swedish

Additional literature may be given during the course.

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3,0 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

Written examination (TEN1; 4,5 cr)
Approved exercises (ÖVN1; 3 cr)

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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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

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AF2502

Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

Indoor Climate and Industrial Ventilation, Building Services Engineering –Simulation, Climate Systems and Sustainable Energy Utilization besides Computational Fluid Dynamics in Buildings.