TBA190 Buildings of wood with sustainability

Credits (ECTS):10

Course responsible:Iver Frimannslund

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:For a course of 10 credits, 250 hours of work in total is normally to be expected. That means that in addition to structured teaching, about 15 hours of work must be expected per week.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .

About this course

Brief historic overview: houses in Norway. Installations, heating, indoors climate, ventilation. Moisture mechanics, vapour, humidity, sound regulation, fire protection, building materials. Constructions, foundations, basement walls, stories separators, walls, roof constructions, etc.

Learning outcome

The course should give the students a basic understanding of: the building of residences and other simple constructions, building physics (with focus on heat and moisture movements), properties of building materials, indoor climate and ventilation, requirements for fire resistance and sound regulation in buildings, choice of materials and constructions for fulfilling various requirements.
  • Lectures. Seminars/discussion groups with teacher present. Independent work with exercises. Self-study.
  • With 8 or more students: 3 hour written exam.

    Note: A continuation exam may be given as oral exam even if the main exam was written.

  • The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner participate in examination.
  • Exercises and excursion.
  • Lectures: 52 hours. Exercises: 26 hours. Excursion takes place in lecture hours.
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)