15 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: ARC554, ARC584
Pre-requisites: Same as entry requirements to PGT programmes in the School of Architecture

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Aims/Description: Through lectures and workshops this module provides students with a conceptual and practical knowledge and understanding of a range of techniques in building physics that can be applied in sustainable design. The key principles that will be addressed are: the physics of heat and thermal comfort, the physics of light, the physics of sound. Additionally resource use shall be addressed in relation to energy, water and materials. The aim is to provide a toolkit of techniques and to encourage students to evaluate and / or integrate principles of building physics in sustainable design projects.

Restrictions on availability: No

Staff Contact: Aidan Hoggard
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, Workshops
Assessment: Course work

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