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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
  Feb 17, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

TEC 5380 - Advanced Building Science (3)

When Offered: Spring
This course is an advanced study of the physical principles behind the interaction of buildings with the environment, as well as the performance of heating, cooling, ventilation, and humidity control equipment. The coursework emphasizes recent research into the various fields of diagnostic building studies, indoor air quality, air flow, comfort, moisture flow and control, and HVAC systems. In addition to discovering how to predict building performance via calculations, students will use a variety of diagnostic tools to test buildings and building materials.
Prerequisite: TEC 5708  or permission of instructor.
Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours.