FAF3402 Design for Moisture Safety and Avoidance of Water Damages 2.5 credits

Konstruktion för fuktsäkerhet och för att undvika vattenskador

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 *

Specific tasks should be adapted to the research questions of the participants, but will relate with the following items:

  • Literature survey about moisture safety
  • A review about health effects
  • A selection of strategies to avoid moisture problems
  • Methods for estimation of risk related to moisture damage
  • A road map for future research to avoid moisture problems

Intended learning outcomes *

The scope of this course will be to give PhD-students an introduction in important issues related to problems with moisture and also how to avoid this kind of problems.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

The participants should be PhD-students in the field of "Technical performance of building”.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

The field of moisture safety is quite active. For this reason the course literature should be recent reports in the field of moisture safety.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • RAP1 - Project report, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: 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.

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

Folke Björk

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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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

This course is within a series of courses given by the theme group 'Byggnadens tekniska funktion within Sveriges Bygguniversitet'.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainable Buildings