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MSc Civil Engineering programme Building Engineering - Management and Integration of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies "GI3ER"

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OBJECTIVES

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Are you interested in becoming an executive in the construction and civil engineering sector?

Thanks to the Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and its two building engineering courses, you will be able to design, organise and supervise all the stages of a building project: from construction and rehabilitation (TNCR course) to the management and integration of energy efficiency and renewable energy techniques (GI3ER course).

You will also be trained in management, communication and relational skills as you will be required to maintain close contact with customers and partners in the exercise of your future profession.

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Ameur El Amine Hamami

ADMISSION

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You have a Bac+3, Bac+4 or equivalent (minimum 180 ECTS): you must have knowledge of civil engineering.

How to apply ?

In the1st year of the Master’s degree, the selection of candidates is made on the basis of their application documents.
How to apply to the 1st year of the Master’s
How to apply to the 2nd year of the Master’s

PROGRAMME

  • Learning outcomes

    Analyse the operation and diagnose the energy performance of an existing system.
    Specify the most appropriate technical solutions and size a new system.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 17h 30min (7h 30min lectures - 6h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250121-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Design a boiler with maximum energy efficiency according to the heat requirements and the technical characteristics of the equipment.
    Deliver a critical diagnosis of an existing system and propose relevant improvement solutions for energy retrofitting.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 29h 30min (10h 30min lectures - 15h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 3 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250122-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Determine cooling loads on structures.
    Design (air psychometrics, heating, cooling, humidification, dehumidification, filtration) and select the best cooling system among the various possibilities.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 31h (9h lectures - 18h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 3 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250131-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Design, select and optimize heat exchangers for air or water heating applications in buildings.
    Define the principles of heating systems and size duct networks and heat emitters effectively.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 28h (9h lectures - 15h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250132-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Determine the fresh airflows to be provided to an indoor environment according to French Standards.
    Design and balance the air distribution network and select the appropriate fan(s).

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 30h (10h 30min lectures - 15h tutorials - 4h 30min work in accompaniment)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250141-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Identify the key hydraulic elements of a network and determine pressure drops in series and parallel grids.
    Design open and closed hydraulic networks and justify circulators, valves and expansion devices locations for hot water networks.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 28h (9h lectures - 15h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250142-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Build a building model in steady state.
    Evaluate the energy loads of a building.
    Evaluate thermal comfort inside a building.
    Calculate natural ventilation airflows.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (9h lectures - 15h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250111-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Quantify the building energy quality indicators and compare them with regulatory requirements.
    Establish and quantify the relationships between the design of buildings and their equipment and the environment on a local and global scale.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 18h (10h 30min lectures - 7h 30min tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250112-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Select and design various electrotechnical components required to building operation.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 26h (6h lectures - 12h tutorials - 8h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250151-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Calculate sound power levels coming from HVAC systems and evaluate the comfort level of an indoor environment.
    Apply solutions of remediation to respect the acoustic level required by the French acoustic standards and consider the noise of other technical equipment in the overall assessment of acoustic comfort.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 16h 30min (6h lectures - 6h tutorials - 4h 30min work in accompaniment)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250152-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Model and simulate the hygrothermal behaviour of building envelopes, evaluate the temperature distributions under steady-stage and transient stresses.
    Calculate heat transfers (conduction, convection and radiation) from/through the various elements of the building envelope.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 25h 30min (9h lectures - 13h 30min tutorials - 3h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250154-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents from the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in a daily or professional context and develop written and spoken argumentation skills.
    Create a Powerpoint presentation in line with business world standards and identify mistakes to be avoided in this type of exercise.
    Give an oral Powerpoint presentation and interact in the Q&A session.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250101-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    Learn and acquire the basics of work and team management, as well as communication methods related to project presentation.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 15h (6h lectures - 9h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250102-GEST

  • Learning outcomes

    Acquire a sound knowledge of the facets of corporate management: reading and analysis of financial accounts (profitability, financial structure, solvency) as well as corporate and real estate Law (public and private markets, insurance..)

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 31h 30min (15h lectures - 16h 30min tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250103-GEST

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents in the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in a daily or professional context and develop written or spoken argumentation.
    Create a Powerpoint presentation according to business standards and identify the mistakes to be avoided in this type of exercise. Make an oral presentation from a Powerpoint and interact in the Q&A session.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250104-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents from the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in a daily of professional context and develop written or spoken argumentation.
    Write an activity report and a Causes Tree (Incident analysis), identify and propose Good Practices, areas for improvement, conduct an informaton campaign on occupational risk prevention, develop concepts related to Health, Safety and the Environment.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250201-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    To gain basic knowledge of Protection and Innovation, particularly in the building sector, intellectual property and confidentiality, constraints and opportunities for professionals with a pragmatic approach to Law.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 7h 30min (7h 30min lectures)
  • 1 ECTS credit
  • Course code

    C4-250202-ODP

  • Learning outcomes

    Implement project management strategies to optimise its operations and increase its chances of success.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 7h 30min (7h 30min lectures)
  • 1 ECTS credit
  • Course code

    C4-250203-ODP

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents from the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in a daily or professional context and develop argumentation, in writing and speaking.
    Write an activity report and a Cause an Effect Tree (incident analysis), identify and propose Good Practices, areas for improvement, conduct an information campaign on occupational risk prevention, develop concepts related to Health, Safety and the Environment.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250205-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    Design a preliminary project in terms of fire safety.
    Analyse a new or existing fire safety project.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 15h (6h lectures - 9h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250241-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Analyse and justify the functions and dimensions or technical equipment for fluid distribution networks.
    Optimise and simplify distribution networks diagrams.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 27h (3h lectures - 6h tutorials - 9h practical work - 9h work in accompaniment)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250242-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Propose tools and methodology for project management with BIM.
    Define the roles of the multiple stakeholders and their interaction around the numerical model of business and cross-functional data management.
    Identify reference standards and standard data formats for interoperability in project management.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 21h (6h tutorials - 15h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250243-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Present a planning methodology for conducting work.
    Manage resources on site.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 50h (1h 30min tutorials - 48h 30min work in accompaniment)
  • 4 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250231-PROJ

  • Learning outcomes

    Observation and accompanied practice internship.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 6 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250204-STAG

  • Learning outcomes

    Observation and accompanied practice internship.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 6 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250206-STAG

  • Learning outcomes

    Design a building and its equipment and optimize its installations.
    Estimate the cost of an operation and of the entire construction.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 50h (1h 30min tutorials - 48h 30min work in accompaniment)
  • 4 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250221-PROJ

  • Learning outcomes

    Conduct bibliographic research, carry out experimentations and/or numerical modelling, develop an analytical and critical mind with regard to the results and the scientific data collected in the literature.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 55h 30min (3h tutorials - 52h 30min work in accompaniment)
  • 6 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250211-PROJ

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 27h (9h lectures - 12h tutorials - 6h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250311-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Describe the energy market on a building scale and the technical-legal context surrounding it (pricing, maintenance contracts..) and be able to express or interpret the financial relevance of an operation on the basis of simple or advanced technical and economic indicators.
    Develop methods for analysing and monitoring the energy and economic performance of buildings.
    Justify the choice of regulatory simulation of calculation tools for energy evaluation.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 27h 30min (16h 30min lectures - 3h tutorials - 8h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250312-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Use high-performance equipment (condensation, thermodynamic systems).
    Understand refrigeration unit operation (with mechanical compression or absorption) in order to understand the operating conditions and technological developments that make it possible to achieve high energy efficiency.
    To know the different underground collector heat pump systems, with their respective performances and some pre-dimensioning elements.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (3h lectures - 18h practical work - 3h work in accompaniment)
  • 1 ECTS credit
  • Course code

    C4-250313-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Define the physical criteria corresponding to a specific quality level for each of their components, to define the methodology and means to be used to carry out a diagnosis in an existing building, and to specify the constructive and technical characteristics that a new building must have in order to meet a predefined quality requirement.
    Know and master a number of computational tools dedicated to the study of air quality and thermal comfort in indoor environments.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 28h (16h 30min lectures - 7h 30min tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250314-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents from the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in a daily of professional context and develop written and spoken argumentation.
    Create a Powerpoint presentation according to business standards ; identify the mistakes to be avoided in this type of exercise.
    Give an oral presentation with Powerpoint and interact in the Q&A session.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250392-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    Read authentic documents from the professional field, write summaries, express a point of view in an everyday or professional context and develop argumentation skills, both in writing and speaking.
    Create a Powerpoint presentation according to business standards and identify the mistakes to be avoided in this type of exercise. Give an oral presentation from a Powerpoint followed by interaction in the Q&A session.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (24h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    DC-250391-ANG

  • Learning outcomes

    Model mass (air, moisture, pollutants) and heat transfers in buildings.
    Select a numerical model adapted to the objective of the simulation and know how to interpret modelling results.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 32h (12h lectures - 9h tutorials - 8h practical work - 3h work in accompaniment)
  • 3 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250331-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Know how to set up a multizone building energy simulation tool (heating, air conditioning and passive cooling) and integrate specific models of innovative devices.
    Integrate other tools/models to determine uncertainties and effects of the environment (soil, occupant behaviour and variability) related to climate data (global warming or urban heat island).
    Identify and propose standardised formats and tools for interoperability and post-process the results to highlight performance and summer discomfort issues.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 48h (10h 30min lectures - 4h 30min tutorials - 30h practical work - 3h work in accompaniment)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250332-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Establish the principle diagram and the predimensioning of an installation using wood or geothermal energy and evaluate its energy balance.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 25h (13h 30min lectures - 7h 30min tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250341-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Design and size the solar thermal system elements for an optimal installation from a technical and economic point of view.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h 30min (10h 30min lectures - 6h tutorials - 8h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250342-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Select and size the different elements of a photovoltaic system PV modules, battery, charge regulators, inverters, ...) according to the needs and location of the project.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 16h (6h lectures - 6h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250343-GC

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (8h lectures - 12h tutorials - 4h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250321-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Provide functional analysis of a system and propose inputs/outputs points for system control.
    Establish control scenarios for electrical, water, air, sequential controls, data transfers, programmable controllers.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 21h (15h lectures - 3h tutorials - 3h practical work)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250322-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Compare the advantages and disadvantages of different systems.
    Carry out a diagnostic study for a Building Management System (BMS) on site, perform cost-analysis and draw up specifications for the implementaiton of a BMS.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 19h 30min (10h 30min lectures - 9h practical work)
  • 1 ECTS credit
  • Course code

    C4-250323-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Know the capabilities of BMS systems and supervisors ; use adhoc tools to optimise system settings.
    Develop specific specification pages for the rational and optimal use of a BMS system.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 24h (3h lectures - 21h practical work)
  • 1 ECTS credit
  • Course code

    C4-250324-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    Understand how the different tools and processes are integrated and coordinated throughout the life of a project: project proposal by the contracting authority, launch of a call for tenders, negotiation, signature of the contract, preparation of the project by the contracting authority, launching, management, closure according to ISO 10006:2003 and ISO 21500:2012.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 21h (9h lectures - 12h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250302-ODP

  • Learning outcomes

    Implement a method based on a BIM tool to propose a budget for a given project and to present an optimised methodology for operation and execution.

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 15h (6h lectures - 9h tutorials)
  • 2 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250303-GC

  • Learning outcomes

    End of study internship in a company

  • Language used for teaching

    French

  • 30 ECTS credits
  • Course code

    C4-250411-STAG

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Updated on 6 October 2020
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