summaery2019: Projects

Effects of climate change on buildings and neighborhoods - Structural integrity, indoor climate and energy efficiency

Summarey-TABFGR0096

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Project information

submitted by
Aanis Uzair

Co-Authors
Robert Arnold, Ammar H. Osman, Victor Vilceanu

Mentors
Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. L. Abrahamczyk, Prof. Dr. G. Morgenthal, Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Kraus, Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Smarsly, Prof. Dr.-Ing. C. Völker

Faculty:
Civil Engineering

Degree programme:
Civil Engineering (Master of Science (M.Sc.)),
Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering (NHRE) (englischsprachig) (Master of Science (M.Sc.))

Type of project presentation
Research project

Semester
Summer semester 2020


Contributors:
Reich Architekten BDA
Ingenieurbüro Dr. Hunger
RSB Rudolstädter Systembau GmbH
Ingenieurkammer Thüringen
GOLDBECK Ost GmbH
Stadtverwaltung Königsee
Ingenieurbüro für Bauphysik – Lichtenheld

Project description

Climate change poses a risk to the built infrastructure. Global warming and the associated changes in the climate system increases the risk of irreversible harmful consequences.

Technical objectives:
• Development of modelling and simulation approaches for the assessment of the impacts of climate change on the built environment and selection of appropriate adaptation strategies;
• Systematic investigations and conceptual studies on identifying the relevant consequences of climate change;
• Prognostic statements on the behavior of the climate models, taking into account model uncertainties;
• Systematic investigation of the consequences for structural behavior and the necessary adaptation strategies in design, implementation and upgrading;
• Development of smart sensor solutions for the monitoring and adaptation of structures;
• Assessment of the consequences for building practice and future construction (in cooperation with the Industry Advisory Board).

Note: Parts of this project are presented in English and German.

Email: aanis.uzair[at]uni-weimar.de

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