Course Details

# Building physics 2

BHA030 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-EVB Summer Semester 1st year

Course is focused on mastering of selected software for stationary and non-stationary heat conduction simulations in 2D and 3D temperature field.
Students will get acquainted with the basic range of building physics tasks during the course. The knowledge will be used in follow-up courses.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Roman Brzoň, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Building Structures

Objective

Students will get an overview of the basic issues of building physics modeling. Students will be able to:
- recognize and work with different software,
- solve basic problems in building physics in 2D and 3D
- assess stationary and non-stationary processes,
- determine the suitability of specific modeling methods for different tasks,
- perform and evaluate computer simulatioons.

Knowledge

Be able to work with software for thermal engineering calculations.

Syllabus

The subject only has exercises, so the syllabus is dealt with in the exercise section.

Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of building design, building physics, building technical systems, mathematics and physics.

Corequisites

Knowledge of mathematics and physics, work with CAD systems and with PC, basics of technical equipment of buildings.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

2 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/254529

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1-2. Stationary 3D heat transfer: Introduction os suitable software, calculation and evaluation methods.
3. Stationary 3D heat transfer: Creation of a model for solving an example problem in 3D.
4. Stationary 3D heat transfer: Mesh generation, boundary conditions, calculation and evaluation of a example problem in 3D. Comparison with 2D solution.
5. Stationary 3D heat transfer: 3D modelling and calculations of point thermal bridge.
6. Stationary 3D heat transfer: 3D modelling and calculations of linear thermal bridge.
7. Non-stationary 3D heat transfer: Introduction os suitable software, calculation and evaluation methods.
8. Non-stationary 3D heat transfer: Creation of a model for solving an example problem in 3D (influence of non-stationary processes on indoor surface temperature).
9-10. Non-stationary behavior of building structures: Assessment of maximum temperature and maximum temperature drop in a critical room, fulfillment of requirements, different variants of solving.
11. Non-stationary behavior of building structures: Assessment of air flow in a ventilated air gap and in a cold flat roof.
12-13. Non-stationary behavior of structures: influence of air flow and moisture on building structures, moisture balance.