10 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: The module covers the thermodynamic principles as they apply to buildings. It is considers the fundamental principles underpinning practical solutions to control the thermal environment of buildings with a particular focus on the analysis of low energy and passive methods.

Restrictions on availability: Only available for students studying CIVT104 and for PhD students taking as part of their doctoral development.

Staff Contact: Abigail Hathway
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Civil and Structural Engineering):

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