MAST2017 - Sanitary Systems and Building Technology


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours 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
• 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

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
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

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2

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: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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