TBA4165 - Building Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 30/100
Written examination 70/100 4 hours D

Course content

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

Learning outcome

The candidate should have knowledge of skills needed for practical design of complex buildings. This will result in ability to organise and participate in group work where different professional contributions are made, such as structural design, building physics and daylight design.

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 according to the principles of "Problem Based Learning".

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes a final written exam (70%) and project works (30%). The results for the parts are given in %-scores, while the entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

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.

Course materials

Collection of compendiums and "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 2021

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 5

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Fire Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Architecture
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD work 30/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 70/100 D
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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