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Building Constructions II.

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Course Unit Code225-0066/10
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.
Te content focuses on horizontal structures, ceilings, floors, soffits, roofing, stairs and ramps, disposition in structural system of walls and fremes.
Keywords: horizontal structues - ceilings, floors, soffit, flat roof, inclined roof, elevators, ramps, stairs
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Collecting of basic knowledges and skills in this branches:

- Horizontal Structures, Projecting and Recessed Structures
- Staircases
- Ramps, elevators
- Floors
- Prefabricated Skeletons
- Monolithic Skeletons
- Prefabricated Objects of Buildings of Housing and Civic Amenities
- Flat Roofs
- Slope Roofs, Trusses, Vaults, Shell Roofs

Comprehension of basic ideas, correlations and its aplication by analysis of the problems.
Course Contents
1.-3. Horizontal constructions, overhang and recessed constructions
4.-5. Staircases
6. Ramps, elevators
7. Floors
8.-9. Prefab scaffolds
10.-11. Monolithic scaffolds
12. Prefab housing buildings
13. Flat roofs
14. Sloping roofs, bond timbers, arches, vaultings
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
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. Hájek, V. a kol.: Konstrukce pozemních staveb 30, ČVUT Praha, 1996
5. Kupilík, V.: Střechy, SIA, s.r.o., Praha, 1997
6. Tepelné mosty: Šubert, R., Grada Publishing, s.r.o., 2002
Recommended Reading:
Recommended reading is the same required literature.
Doporučená literatura je veškerá povinná literatura.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined