F1D5303 Climate Technology, Fundamentals 7.5 credits

Klimatteknik, grunder

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The fundamentals of indoor environmental management and quality control are discussed in the context of:

  • User/occupant needs, well-being and satisfaction in indoor environments
  • Indoor air quality
  • Thermal comfort
  • Lighting quality (including daylighting)
  • Quality of the acoustic environment
  • Load and energy calculations
  • HVAC design and operation

Intended learning outcomes *

The objective of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of indoor environmental management and quality control in buildings with key focus on issues related to indoor air quality, thermal comfort, lighting quality, quality of the acoustic environment, user well-being and satisfaction, as well as user productivity. Relevant issues are discussed with the over-arching goal of achieving high indoor environmental quality and user satisfaction, high energy efficiency, as well as optimal overall building performance.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Master of Science in Civil and Architectural Engineering or similar, with an undergraduate course in indoor environment/energy systems/building services technologies or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

 The course literature is specified before each course offering and disclosed in the course program.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

G

Examination *

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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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Examiner

Ivo Martinac

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Ivo Martinac (im@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.

Supplementary information

Language of instruction: English

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainable Buildings