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Automation in Buildings

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ISTS1203
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: ST 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 4 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkinen, Seppo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3003ST2019-3, ST2019-3A, ST2019-3B, ST2019-3C, ST2019-3D2022-02-28 – 2022-05-01Matias MäkeläFinnish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10

Learning Outcomes

The student learns the most important bus solutions, their basic properties and implementations in building automation.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Electrical installations


Applying ST-cardfiles in the design, installation and project management of building automation for premises. The functional objectives set for building automation (scope and properties) and economic objectives (productivity of energy use, labout input). Compatibilisation, user interfaces, bus solutions and mobile control systems for building automation. In addition, readiness to design a simple building automation system.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

St card files and the Moodle material created by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, seminar presentation on a topical building automation solution, laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and combine the knowledge with previously learnt in various contexts.

3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise themethods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exam, laboratory work and participation in the seminar assessed.