Principles and Applications of Building Science Week 3

Dear Learner,

Greetings for the day.

The Course and Assignment has been released for week-3 which you can access on the portal. The content of this week include Fundamentals of Building acoustics, Quality indicators, Acoustic materials, Noise control.

The Assignment-3 is consisting of 10 questions of 1 mark each. These questions are "Multiple Select Answer" type (one or more than one answer can be correct).

The due date for the assignment is 28th February, 2018, 23:59 IST.

You can also watch and download videos here- http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105107156/

Also,
Feel free to post your queries, I'll be happy to help.


Week 2: Give your valuable feedback for course Principles and Applications of Building Science

Dear learner

Thank you for enrolling to this NPTEL course and we hope you have gone through the contents for this week and also attempted the assignment.
We value your feedback and wish to know how you found the videos and the questions asked - whether they were easy, difficult, as per your expectations, etc
We shall use this to make the course better and we can also know from the feedback which concepts need more explanation, etc.

Please do spare some time to give your feedback - comprises just 5 questions - should not take more than a minute, but makes a lot of difference for us as we know what the learners feel.
Thank you.
Feedback form link:http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

- NPTEL team


Principles and Applications of Building Science Week 2

Dear Learner,

Greetings for the day.

The Course and Assignment has been released for week-2 which you can access on the portal. The content of this week include Bioclimatic assessment, Thermal performance of Building envelope and Glazing and shading systems.

The Assignment-2 is consisting of 10 questions of 1 mark each. These questions are "Multiple Select Answer" type (one or more than one answer can be correct).

The due date for the assignment is 21st February, 2018, 23:59 IST.

Follow the URL for the assignment here- https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_ar01/unit?unit=14&assessment=56
You can also watch and download videos here- http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105107156/

Also,
feel free to post your queries, I'll be happy to help


Give your valuable feedback for course Principles and Applications of Building Science

Dear learner

Thank you for enrolling to this NPTEL course and we hope you have gone through the contents for this week and also attempted the assignment.
We value your feedback and wish to know how you found the videos and the questions asked - whether they were easy, difficult, as per your expectations, etc
We shall use this to make the course better and we can also know from the feedback which concepts need more explanation, etc.

Please do spare some time to give your feedback - comprises just 5 questions - should not take more than a minute, but makes a lot of difference for us as we know what the learners feel.
Thank you.

- NPTEL team


Week 1 Course and Assignment published

Dear All,

Greetings for the day.

The course and assignment for week-1 has been released which can be accessed on the portal. The content of this week include Solar Geometry, Climate Classification, Thermal Comfort in Built Environment & Thermal adaptation. 
The Assignment-1 is consisting of 10 questions for 1 mark each. This assignment consist of 10 questions which are “Multiple select answers” type (one or more than one answer is correct). These marks will be counted towards the final score.
The  due date  for  submission of Assignment 1 is 21st February 2018, 23:59 IST and multiple submission is allowed before due date.
The URL for the Assignment 1 :  https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_ar01/unit?unit=7&assessment=45
You can also watch and download lecture videos  from this link : http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105107156/

Also, feel free to post your queries regarding the course. I’ll be happy to help.

Thanks, and Warm regards

Vaibhav Gupta


Reminder 1:REGISTER TODAY - CERTIFICATION EXAM FORM IS NOW OPEN!

Dear Student:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the April 2018 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is open only to students who have enrolled in the course.

Registration is open from 09th January 2018 (Tuesday) until March 07, 2018 10:00 AM (Wednesday)
The certification exam registration URL is: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

(If you want to register for the exam for this course, login here using the same email id used to enroll to the course)

Dates of exam: April 28 and April 29, 2018 
Session: [Afternoon] For this course there is no ”Forenoon” Session.
You can register for a maximum of 4 course exams (same day of exam – 2 sessions. Same center will be allocated for both the sessions).

Exam Session time: Forenoon: 9.00 AM -12.00 PM ; Afternoon: 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
Examination Cities: The exam is to be conducted in several cities across India whose list is available on the registration form. 

Click here to access the list of exam cities: http://nptel.ac.in/pdf/examcities_final.pdf
Registration fees: Rs 1100/-
(Students belonging to the SC/ST category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the SC/ST option and upload the correct Community certificate)
Students belonging to the PwD category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the option and upload the relevant Disability certificate.

Mode of payment:  Online payment - debit card/credit card/net banking or via SPOC of college

HALL TICKET:
The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively between 10 - 16th April 2018. We will confirm the same through an announcement once it is published.

Final score on certificate: 25% of assignment score + 75% of certification exam score.
Award of certificate:  Hard and soft copy of Certificate will be awarded only to those candidates who register for the exam, attend the certificate examination and whose Final score >= 40%

The final score, assignment score and exam score will be printed on the certificate. The certificate will also have a link to the NPTEL website (http://nptel.ac.in/noc), where on logging in, your scores and e-certificate will be available for verification  (Appropriate announcements will be made). Please do regularly submit assignments to get a good final score.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1) FOR CANDIDATES WHO WOULD LIKE TO WRITE MORE THAN 1 COURSE EXAM:- you can add or delete courses and pay separately – till the date when the exam form closes. No changes will be entertained after that.  

2) FOR CANDIDATES WHO ARE PAYING VIA THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF YOUR COLLEGE:- 

1. In the exam form, you will fill all the details and also upload photo, signature.
2. Ensure that you had selected your college name correctly from the drop-down list in the form.
3. Payment of exam fees - click on the tab - 'PAY VIA SPOC'.
The SPOC has to now confirm to NPTEL that he/she will pay fees on your behalf.
If the SPOC says NO, you will be intimated via email.
Then it becomes your responsibility to come back to the exam form and make the payment.
If you do not pay the exam fees within the prescribed time, you will not be able to write the exam.

Please read the instructions carefully before submitting the form.
In case of any queries please write to us at noc@nptel.iitm.ac.in

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL TEAM


Assignment 0 published, A prerequisite quiz for the course

Dear Students,

Greetings for the day.

The course will begin on 5th February. To begin with the course, it is a prerequisite to attempt the assignment 0 which is at the end of the “How to access the portal”. It is recommended to score minimum 5 marks to handle this course. The assignment 0 has been released using "Check Answers" options and kept open till the start of the course. The assignment 0 is for 10 marks which consist of 10 questions which are Multiple select answers (one or more than one answer is correct). This assignment is particularly for self-evaluation. These marks wont be counted towards the final score.

Also, feel free to post your queries regarding the course. Ill be happy to help.

Thanks, and Warm regards

Vaibhav Gupta



Welcome Email

Dear student

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Principles and Applications of Building Science ". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on Feb 05 2018. When content is released on the portal, you will get an email alerting you. Please watch the lectures, follow the course regularly and submit all assessments and assignments before the due date. Your regular participation is vital for learning.

We will open registration for the exam soon. A form has to be filled and the certification exam has a fee, which needs to be paid at the time of registration. Everyone who has signed-up for the course, including those who do not register for the exam, will continue to have access to the course contents.

There are two sections on the portal apart from the course content and assignment sections:

  •     The announcement list which will only have messages from course instructors and teaching assistants - regarding the lessons, assignments, exam registration, hall tickets etc.    
  •     The discussion forum which is for everyone to ask questions and interact, the course instructor/TA will respond to your queries.
  •     If you have any questions regarding the exam, registration, hall tickets, results, queries related to the technical content in the lectures, any doubts in the assignments, etc can be posted in the forum section

Details regarding the course: 

Name of the course:Principles and Applications of Building Science
Course duration : 04 weeks
Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) : Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form. Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.


- NPTEL team