Courses & Units

Envelope and Building Performance 1 ENG733

Launceston

Introduction

In this unit, you will explain the impact of thermal capacity and performance of timber buildings on the health and wellbeing of occupants within regular timber structures/buildings. You will also discuss the impact of internal and external moisture challenges on the health and wellbeing of occupants and the durability of the structure. As part of this unit, you will analyse the impact of solar absorption on solar gain and ventilation in a timber structure.

Summary

Unit name Envelope and Building Performance 1
Unit code ENG733
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Architecture & Design
Coordinator Doctor Assaad Taoum
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the impact of thermal capacity and performance on the health and wellbeing of occupants within regular timber structures.
  • Discuss the impact of internal and external moisture changes on the health and wellbeing of occupants' and the durability of the structure.
  • Design the thermal performance of the timber structure, envelope and other components to maximise occupants health and wellbeing and building durability
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030305 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,798.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KMA154

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (20%)|Report (40%)|Project (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

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