2021 Electrical Systems for Building

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Class Format
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
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Course description and aims

This course covers the fundamentals of electrical load systems as technology for electrical energy utilization in buildings.
The aim of this course is to learn fundamental knowledge about lighting, power, electrical power, information, and disaster prevention systems.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Explain the role of electrical load systems.
2) Create a basic design in consideration of electrical load systems.


lighting, power, electrical power, information, disaster prevention

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Intensive course. Towards the end of class, students are given exercise problems related to what is taught on that day to solve.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Overview of building electrical systems, Lighting systems Definition of building electrical systems, Fundamental matters of lighting systems
Class 2 Power systems, Electrical power systems Fundamental matters of power and electrical power systems
Class 3 Information systems, Disaster prevention systems Fundamental matters of information and disaster prevention systems


Kenchiku Denki Setsubi (Nakamura Moriyasu, Maruzen)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students' course scores are based on final exams(70%) and exercise problems(30%).

Related courses

  • ARC.E304 : Control of Building Services

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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