Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ME 425 Advanced Topics in Building Science

Indoor environmental quality and sustainable built environments. Material balance principles applied to fate and transport of pollutants in urban and indoor environments; approaches for quantifying and characterizing sources, transport, transformation, and control of indoor air pollutants; energy conservation and indoor air pollution; quantifying human exposures to air pollutants. Course includes assembly of building science sensors on Arduino platform, calibration, and collection and analysis of primary data. Familiarity with differential equations and intro-level chemistry and fluid mechanics is recommended.


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