ARCH211 Building Services II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH211 Building Services II 1 1 4
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to


Lecturer Yilmaz Gür Office Hours / Room / Phone
A F2.20 - 033 957 227
Assistant None Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives This course provides knowledge and understanding of principal services in domestic and commercial buildings.
Textbook 1. Building Services Handbook, Sixth Edition, Fred Hall And Roger Greeno 2. How Buildings Work, The Natural Order Of Architecture, Third Edition, Edward Allen 3. Handbook Of Green Building Design And Construction LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Sam Kubba 4. Sustainable Construction Green Building Design and Delivery, Charles J. Kibert 5. Intelligent Buildings and Building Automation, Shengwei Wang 6. Building Acoustics, Tor Erik Vigran 7. 2015 Ashrae Handbook Heating, Ventilating, And Air-Conditioning Applications
Additional Literature
  • Other resources with reading assignments will be posted on Teams weekly.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Perform skills of understanding human needs in order to have quality life.
  2. Successfully demonstrate knowledge about service facilities in buildings.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to response to different kinds of environmental conditions.
  4. Perform knowledge about appropriate system on certain typology of building.
  5. Perform the ability to specify needs and use norms and standards in proper way.
  6. Demonstrate the understanding of basic calculations and sizing of service facilities in building.
Teaching Methods Presentations, class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Class debates and student presentations on relevant case studies.
Teaching Method Delivery Face-to-face Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Building Services, an Overview (Temperature-Conduction-Convection-Radiation definitions) Textbooks 1-7
Week 3 Heat emitters- Radiators Textbooks 3-4
Week 4 Radiator locations, enclosures, air flow pattern, air release valve Textbooks 3-4
Week 5 Allocating the radiators in a floor plan exercise Textbooks 3-4
Week 6 Engineering Computations of Sustainability Textbooks 3-4
Week 7 Mid-term Examination (video recorded oral examination,)
Week 8 Energy Textbooks 3-4
Week 9 Water Textbooks 3-4
Week 10 Entry Control, Security, Building Automation Textbook 5
Week 11 Fire Control, Detection, Suppression Textbook 5
Week 12 Acoustics Textbook 6
Week 13 Project Presentations
Week 14 Project Presentations
Week 15 Review Textbooks 1-7
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam/Project 30
Semester Evaluation Components
Readings 1 13 1-6
Presentations 1 25 1-6
In-Class Participation 1 12 1-6
Mid-Term 20
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 15 15 Assignments 4 2 8
Active Tutorials 1 9 9 Home Study 2 15 30
Project and Presentation 14 1 14 Mid-Term Exam 12 1 12
Final Exam Study 12 1 12
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 16/02/2024
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