Course Details

Building Services (M)

Academic Year 2022/23

BTA012 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

Introduction to the subject, principles of sanitary equipment design. Drainage systems inside buildings. Water sources and water supply systems for buildings. Preparation of domestic hot water. Gas installation for buildings. Problems of thermal comfort in building. Types of water heating systems. Heat losses of buildings. Type of radiators. Source of heat and their space arrangement. Boiler rooms. Ventilation and air conditioning for buildings.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Helena Wierzbická, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Building Services

Objective

Building services systems. Indoor climate creation. Types of systems. Design, service, energy and economy factors of indoor climate creation by building services systems.

Knowledge

Student gets overview of plumbing systems and heating systems for buildings.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the subject Building Services.
2. Principles of sanitary equipment design.
3. Sorts of waste waters and designing of drainage systems inside buildings.
4. Rainwater management. Water supply systems and their designing.
5. Domestic hot water supply systems.
6. Gas installation for buildings.
7. Problems of designing of thermal comfort in building through heating and air conditioning systems.
8. Heat losses calculation.
9. Overview of heating system, choice and design.
10. Heat losses of building and heat balance.
11. Determination of type and size of radiators.
12. Heat sources and their dispositional arrangement .
13. Renewable energy of HVAC systems.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about constructional systems of buildings, fundamentals of hydromechanics, fundamentals of heat transfer.

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/254940

Lecture

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the subject Building Services.
2. Principles of sanitary equipment design.
3. Sorts of waste waters and designing of drainage systems inside buildings.
4. Rainwater management. Water supply systems and their designing.
5. Domestic hot water supply systems.
6. Gas installation for buildings.
7. Problems of designing of thermal comfort in building through heating and air conditioning systems.
8. Heat losses calculation.
9. Overview of heating system, choice and design.
10. Heat losses of building and heat balance.
11. Determination of type and size of radiators.
12. Heat sources and their dispositional arrangement .
13. Renewable energy of HVAC systems.

Exercise

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

Design of hygiene facilities, situation
Design of sanitary drainage system,
Design of water distribution system and hot water supply systems
Calculation of heat losses
Determination of type and size of radiators
Design of heat source
Gas piping installation