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Building Constructions I.

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Course Unit Code225-0064/07
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KUB23Ing. Kateřina Kubenková, Ph.D.
FAB034Ing. Radek Fabian, Ph.D.
TES046Ing. Jiří Teslík, Ph.D.
The content focuses on structural systems of buildings, masonry, prefabricated constructions, foundations and foundation engineering, incl. categorization of foundation structures, walls, partitions and protection of contructions against water and moisture, substructure.
Keywords: structural systems of constructions, excavation and foundations, deep and flat foundations, walls, partitions, water-proofing, substructure.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Collecting of basic knowledges and skills in this branches:
- Structural Systems
- Foudantion Systems
- Substructure, substructure waterproofing
- Vertical Load-carrying Structures
- Cladding, Masonry
- Chimney-stalk and Ventilation
- Non-carrying structures and partition walls
Comprehension of basic ideas, correlations and its aplication by analysis of the problems.
Course Contents
1. Structural systems
2 to 5 Foundations, foundation design, surface and deep foundations, excavations
6 to 7 Lower basement construction of buildings, cellars, foundation wall waterproofing
8 to 9 The vertical structure, masonry walls and monolithic, structural adjustments
10 to 11 Cladding
12th Chimneys and ventilation ducts
13 to 14 Bearing structures, partitions
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
[1] Medan Mehta Ph.D., Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest, Building Construction: Principles, Materials, & Systems (2nd Edition), January 6, 2012, ISBN-10: 0132148692, ISBN-13: 978-0132148696
[2] Francis D. K. Ching, Cassandra Adams, Building Construction Illustrated, October 2, 2000, ISBN-10: 0471358983, ISBN-13: 978-0471358985, Edition: 3rd
[3] B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and A. K. Jain, Building Construction, Publisher: Laxmi Publications (30 Dec 2005), Language: English, ISBN-10: 8170080533, ISBN-13: 978-8170080534
[4] Frederick S. Merritt, Building Design and Construction Handbook, Sixth Edition
Publisher: McGRAW-HILL: New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Auckland, Bogotá, Caracas, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Montreal, New Delhi, San Juan, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Copyright / Pub. Date: 2001, 1994, 1982, 1975, 1965, 1958 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,ISBN: 9780070419995
1. ČSN 01 3420, 2004
2. Matoušková, D. : Pozemní stavitelství I., VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1997
3. Matoušková, D. : Pozemní stavitelství II., VUT Brno, nakladatelství CERM.
s.r.o., 1994
4. Hanák, M.: Pozemní stavitelství – cvičení I., ČVUT 1997
5. Skulinová, D., Skotnicová, I.: Vodorovné konstrukce – návody do cvičení, VŠB
– TUO, 1997
6. Kutnar, Z.: Hydroizolace spodní stavby, ČVUT, 2000
7. Michálek, J. : Konstrukce pozemních staveb III. – doplňkové skriptum, ČVUT, 1991
8. Skulinová, D., Peřina Z.: Základové konstrukce – přednášky a cvičení, VŠB –
TUO, 2005
Recommended Reading:
Recommended reading is the same required literature.
Doporučená literatura je veškerá povinná literatura.
1. Peřina Z., Čmiel F. : Pozemní stavitelství I. – cvičení, VŠB – TUO, ESF,
Operační program Rozvoj lidských zdrojů, E-learningové prvky pro podporu výuky
odborných a technických předmětů, Číslo projektu: CZ.O4.01.3/, 2007
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined