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Analysis and improvement of the indoor climate in a building. Ventilation in premises with high demands of air cleanliness.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AF2503 (Autumn 2007–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The interaction between air movements and the dispersion of pollution
  • The demands of ventilation in laboratory work, operation rooms and clean rooms
  • Industrial ventilation (orientation)
  • Historical buildings
  • Questionnaires
  • Air quality
  • Air movements in rooms and buildings
  • Thermal comfort and draught
  • Noise
  • Measurement technique
  • An important part of the course is to improve the indoor climate in a building.

Intended learning outcomes

The course will give knowledge about the technical aspects of indoor climate and training in elimination of malfunctions of environmental systems in buildings and how to design ventilation for control of the work environment.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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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

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 AF2503

Offered by

ABE/Building Services and Energy Systems

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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