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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus F1D5203 (Spring 2018–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course gives a comprehensive understanding about how a buildings technical operation can be evaluated by different methods for measurement. Particular emphasis is put on temperature and thermal comfort.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student shall

  • have a deeper understanding of measurement methods of importants for research within building technology and how they are applied in a sustainable way in practical building technology;
  • be able to describe the most significant methods for measurement of temperature, air flow, thermal comfort etc. and describe the factors that affect these properties;
  • be capable of choosing and performing evaluations around how these properties measured may influence a building's technical performance.   

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Master of Science in Civil Engineering or similar, with an undergraduate course in building technology.

Recommended prerequisites

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The course literature is announced at the beginning of each course round.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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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.

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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Profile picture Folke Björk

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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Offered by

ABE/Building Technology

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Folke Björk, 08-790 8663,

Supplementary information

This course has been discontinued and replaced with FAF3405 Physics and Buildings - Measurements 6.0 credits.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Building Technology