Course detail

Basics of Management And Metrology in the Construction Industry

FAST-CI059Acad. year: 2017/2018

Introduction, organization and completion of the course, EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility, the accreditation system in the Czech Republic and EU regulatory basis of the accreditation process, the Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and more.
Standards for management systems; Definition of basic concepts concerning management systems; General principles of management systems.
Selected standardized management systems.
Requirements for test laboratories - Systems and technical competence.
Statistical Methods in Civil Engineering, assurance of test results quality, the estimation of uncertainty in quantitative testing, proficiency testing programs.
Design of Experiments (DOE), assessment of production process capability, statistical control, statistical sampling and inspection and test plans.

Department

Institute of Building Testing (SZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about building testing methods, basic knowledge of description statistics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, organization and completion of the course, EU and the Czech Republic legislation in terms of product responsibility, the accreditation system in the Czech Republic and EU regulatory basis of the accreditation process, the Ministry of Transport requirements for building materials, products and more.
2. Standards for management systems; Definition of basic concepts concerning management systems; General principles of management systems.
3. Quality Management System; Environmental Management System.
4. Environmental Management System; OHS management system.
5. Requirements for test laboratories I. - system competence.
6. Requirements for test laboratories II. - Technical competence.
7.–8. Statistical Methods in Civil Engineering, assurance of test results quality, the estimation of uncertainty in quantitative testing, proficiency testing programs.
9.–10. Design of Experiments (DOE), assessment of production process capability, statistical control, statistical sampling and inspection and test plans.

Aims

Not applicable.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer