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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Introduction to Building Performance Simulation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
E162005 KZ 3 1P+2C
Lecturer:
Joannes Hensen (guarantor), Martin Barták, Vojtěch Zavřel
Tutor:
Joannes Hensen (guarantor), Martin Barták, Vojtěch Zavřel
Supervisor:
Department of Environmental Engineering
Synopsis:

Overview and application of software tools in HVAC engineering.

Requirements:

Basics of heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation, basics of indoor environment enginering.

Syllabus of lectures:

Simulation of solar irradiation and shading, contamionant spread in air, light and visual comfort; integrated simulation tools, ESP-r; databases, model geometry, wall attributes, boundary conditions, simulation, results analysis, verification and validation.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The practical part of the course deals with the use of ESP-r software. Students will learn the basic skills from defining model geometry, wall attributes and boundary condtions to analysing simulation results.

Study Objective:

The aim is a) to get an overview of software tools for simulations of buildings and HVAC systems,

b) to learn how to use the ESP-r software in support for the design and assessment of HVAC systems and thermal comfort in buildings.

Study materials:

Clarke, J.A. Energy Simulation in Building Design. Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001. 362 s. ISBN 0-7506-5082-6.

Hensen, J.L.M and Lamberts, R. (eds.) Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation. London : Spon Press, 2011. 507 s. ISBN 978-0-415-47414-6.

Note:
Further information:
http://www.bwk.tue.nl/bps/hensen/courses.html
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomT4:C2-233
Barták M.
Zavřel V.

09:45–10:30
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Poč. učebna 12116
roomT4:C2-233
Barták M.
Zavřel V.

10:45–12:15
(parallel nr.1)
Dejvice
Poč. učebna 12116
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-12-06
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5831506.html