TBA4165 - Building Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Group assignment 30/100
School exam 70/100 4 hours D

Course content

Technical evaluation of building design alternatives, building detailing and selection of materials will be taught with respect to: Practical building physics, building technology, fire safety, life-cycle-assessment, environmental classification, future low energy concepts, etc.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate should have knowledge of skills needed for practical design of large and complex buildings. This will result in ability to organise and participate in team work where different professional contributions are made, such as structural design, building physics design, environmental design and fire safety design. Skills: The candidate is able to contribute in practical design of buildings. General competance: The candidate can, in collaboration with architects and engineers, contribute to design of buildings on the basis of improved knowledge of the society's needs and requirements to buildings in general.

Learning methods and activities

The activities of this course are based on project works combined with excersises. The subject is taught through traditional lectures as well as through project based learning in teams.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Part assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The parts includes a final written digital exam under supervision (weighted 70%) and project works (weighted 30%). The results for each part is given a letter grade,  and the final grade is calculated according to the given weighting. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral. All parts of the assessment must be passed in order to get a passing grade for the whole course.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Text book: Geving, S. 2021. "Praktisk bygningsfysikk". Fagbokforlaget

Parts of "Byggforskserien"

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIB3040 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Fire Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Building Materials
  • Building Science
  • Building Technology
  • Architecture
  • Technological subjects


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 70/100 D 2022-06-08 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Group assignment 30/100




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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