Courses & Units

Envelope and Building Performance 2 ENG734

Introduction

In this unit, you will explain the role of ventilation as a part of a passive thermal performance of a timber structure/building. You will also describe climate zones, set the regulated thermal performance in accordance with the standards and design a passive timber structure solutions that are compliant with standards to deliver health and wellbeing to the occupants.

Summary

Unit name Envelope and Building Performance 2
Unit code ENG734
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Doctor Mark Dewsbury
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the role of ventilation as a part of the passive thermal performance of a timber structure.
  • Design the thermal performance of the timber structure, fabric, and envelope in to maximise occupants' health and wellbeing and building durability in challenging climates
  • Optimise 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 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,938.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG733 Envelope and Building Performance 1

Teaching

AssessmentWeekly Quizzes (20%)|Assignment - Project (40%)|Assignment - Report (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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