MAST2017 - Sanitary Systems and Building Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral exam 100/100 45 minutes C

Course content

• Water, wastewater and drainage pipes; regulations, sizing, connection to public networks • Piping; water, wastewater, drainage, stormwater • Sanitary equipment; placement, use, cleaning • Hygiene; bacterial growth, spread of infection • Hot water supply • Pumps and pump systems • Sprinkler systems • Building physics • Construction materials and components • Building constructions; foundation, walls, floor, roof, wetrooms, specialty rooms • Recess and penetration • Trenches, manholes, drainage

Learning outcome

Knowledge The candidate has knowledge of -Nordic building traditions, with emphasis on sanitary systems and building technology -Regulations for water and wastewater -Wastewater and drainage handling -Water, wastewater and drainage piping -Hot water heating -Sanitary equipment placement and use -Hygiene and spread of infection in sanitary systems -Basic building physics, construction materials and components -Construction and documentation of trenches, manholes and drainage Skills The candidate can -Size water and wastewater pipes in accordance with regulations -Size and construct sanitary systems in buildings -Size hot water systems General competence The candidate can -Communicate with architects, building consultants and other stakeholders in the building industry regarding building physics, building parts and construction processes -Communicate with architects, building consultants and other stakeholders in the building industry regarding sanitary systems integration in buildings -Assess the influence of sanitary systems on health and environment -Communicate insight in opportunities and limitations regarding sanitary system alternatives to different stakeholders sanitary systems for buildings

Compulsory assignments

  • Excercises
  • Laboratory exercises
  • Excursions/Practical activities

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Heat Ventilation and Sanitary Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Oral exam 100/100 C 2024-05-14 08:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Oral exam 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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