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Course BI-GST-WS006UE-K-6

Building simulation for design and operation (O, 4.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- O Webinar with online tutorials and supervised forum 4.0 CP 118 h
(O) 4.0 CP 118 h


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 118 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [6] Master (General)
Language [EN] English
+ further Lecturers of the department Civil Engineering
Area of study [BI-GST] Gebäudesysteme und Gebäudetechnik
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Introduction to a building simulation software
  • Parametric simulations of buildings, HVAC and solar systems

Competencies / intended learning achievements

On successfully completing the module students will be able to,
  • understand the potential of building simulation.
  • build a simple building model in the building simulation software and run a thermal simulation.


literature will be announced in lecture


documents provided in OLAT


mandatory registration via OLAT

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Recommendation: basic knowledge of building physics (identifier: BI-BTG-WS014VU-V-1) and technical building equipment (identifier: BI-GST-WS013VU-V-4)

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [BI-GST-WS006UE-K-6]

Module Name Context
[BI-MSCIFMT-011-M-6] e-learning 1 - Building simulation P: Obligatory O, 4.0 LP