BauSIM2020/Conference/Topics

Conference topics in detail

BIM-based planning tools and integration approaches

  • Digital twins on building and neighborhood level and their importance for planning, construction and operation
  • Data models and standards in the context of simulation
  • BIM-based simulation and calculation tools
  • Automated quality control of models
  • Model and data visualisation based on virtual and augmented reality
  • Interfaces and interoperability at the level of building and city information models

District - building - system – human

  • Machine learning in the context of user behaviour and operation
  • Interaction users - building - building services
  • Incentive based systems for users (e.g. social gaming)
  • Indoor climate, indoor air quality and indoor air movement
  • Comfort (thermal, visual, auditory, olfactroy), physiology
  • Noise control in buildings, neighborhoods and cities
  • Microclimate on district level
  • Regenerative, decentralised energy systems
  • Active and functional facades

Lifecycle-oriented modelling and simulation of buildings and urban systems

  • Tools for building and district simulation
  • Hardware in the loop simulation
  • Algorithms for computer based decision making
  • Holistic balancing methods

Modelling of building physics on construction component level

  • Heat and mass transport models
  • Modeling and simulation of material systems and degradation processes
  • Acoustics
  • Building physics modelling and simulation on pore-scale

Numerical procedures, optimising and implementation

  • Numerical methods for ODE and DAE (and their parallelisation)
  • Numerical fluid mechanics (CFD) and heat and mass transfer
  • Libraries for optimisation and parallelisation
  • Dynamic coupling of simulation methods, co-simulation and model-exchange
  • Interdisciplinary optimisation approaches

Product data and databases

  • Data structures, formats, standards for databases 
  • Data availability, data quality
  • Data acquisition, data archiving and processing
  • Legal aspects - verifiability/traceability/replicability

Validation scenarios and quality management

  • Sensor networks for model validation on component, building and districts level
  • Parameterization, calibration and quality assessment of models
  • Development of reference solutions for standards
  • Data maintenance, long-time archiving methods of Solutions

Monitoring and optimising operation of buildings and urban systems

  • IoT technologies for the energetic optimization of buildings, neighborhoods and cities
  • Data management und analysis in monitoring projects
  • Cloud based data management
  • Communication of building services and energy supply infrastructure
  • Optimisation of operation strategies
  • Model-based control and operation

Teaching, training and further education in the field of simulation

Knowledge transfer into simulation practice and case studies

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Conference secretariat
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Marta Mierzejek
Institute of Building Construction
Lessingstraße 25/III
8010 Graz
Austria

bausim2020noSpam@tugraz.at