Building Physics II

This course introduces the scientific foundations of building acoustics, room acoustics, daylighting and illuminating engineering.
Topics in visual aspects include: introduction to visual perception, physics of light, daylighting,
electrical lighting fundamentals, lighting design.
Topics in acoustical aspects include: introduction to acoustical perception, physics of acoustics,
building acoustics, room acoustics.

Course ID
ARUD 242
Credit Hours

1. Understanding the scientific fundamentals and engineering methods in the course subject. 2. Ability to construct models of the relevant phenomena and processes (in visual and acoustical environments) and
map those models to specific tasks.
3. Identification and evaluation of the technical quality and thermal performance characteristics of building designs.
4. Demonstrate effective information acquisition.
5. Awareness of the appropriate technical issues and solutions
6. Demonstrate effective verbal, visual and written communication in the engineering/technology area.