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Courses » Principles and Applications of Building Science

Principles and Applications of Building Science

ABOUT THE COURSE

Design and construction professionals require a command on fundamental principles of building physics in order to ensure functional efficiency in the built environments. The course provides a one-stop solution to design/construction industry professionals, students of architecture and engineering disciplines to understand these principles and learn their practical applications. The course comprises of 10 modules which cover climate responsive design of buildings, thermal comfort and energy efficiency, building acoustics and noise control and visual quality and day lighting. The participants will engage in a series of experiential learning modules - involving basic tutorials, animated examples, applied case studies and do-it-yourself exercises.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
UG students of Engineering and Architecture ; Design and Construction industry professionals

INDUSTRY SUPPORT - LIST OF COMPANIES/INDUSTRY THAT WILL RECOGNIZE/VALUE THIS ONLINE COURSE
Design and Construction Firms, Architecture Firms, Construction companies
It can be used as a part of induction course for recruits in design and construction firms.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Dr. E. Rajasekar is an assistant professor at the Department of Architecture and Planning ,IIT Roorkee, India. He is an Architect with post-graduation in Building Technology and Construction Management and PhD on Thermal comfort and building performance from IIT Madras. He is a Shastri Indo -  Canadian Institute Doctoral Fellow.He specializes in the field of building performance assessment focused on the thermal,acoustics and lighting parameters.He carries a rich research and industry experience in this field and has published more than 20 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is a USGBC LEED accredited professional and a GRIHA certified professional.

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE COURSE

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc16_ce11
Course duration : 04 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 05 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
Dates of exams : 16 October 2016 & 23 October 2016
Time of exam : 2pm - 5pm
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly
Exam Fee: The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000(non-Programming) needs to be paid.

CERTIFICATE

E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee.
It will be e-verifiable at
nptel.ac.in/noc.

  COURSE LAYOUT 

  Week 1: Solar geometry, climate responsive building design, thermal comfort
  Week 2: Bio climatic design, building envelop, glazing systems, energy efficiency
  Week 3: Fundamentals of building acoustics, Quality indicators, Acoustic materials, Noise control
  Week 4: Visual quality in built environment, Effective day lighting design, Integrated design appro

  
SUGGESTED READING

 1. Givoni, B. (1969). Man, climate and architecture. Elsevier.
  2. Szokolay, S. V. (2014). Introduction to architectural science: the basis of sustainable design. Routledge.
  3. Koenigsberger, O. H. (1975). Manual of tropical housing & building. Orient Blackswan.
  4. Egan, M. D. (1988). Architectural acoustics. McGraw-Hill Custom Publishing.
  5. Kinsler, L. E., Frey, A. R., Coppens, A. B., & Sanders, J. V. (1999). Fundamentals of acoustics. Fundamentals of Acoustics. Wiley-VCH.
  6. Egan, M. D., & Olgyay, V. (2002). Architectural lighting. McGraw-Hill.