Course detail

Utility Networks

FAST-CP051Acad. year: 2017/2018

The course deals with conduit of technical equipment in general, especially underground networks. The general part includes basic concepts, network division, category and history. Students will be introduced with the standards and regulations of the topic, space arrangement of conduit of technical equipment. It will also be discussed designing of pipe networks (water supply, sewerage, heat, steam and gas) and cable lines (electricity system, telecommunication and data networks). From the aspects of building the student will be acquainted with pipes materials and methods of construction and rehabilitation of networks, especially in their underground storage.


Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will manage basic of design and planning of technical equipment network, and some more detailed information about function, planning and operating of gas and heat pipe networks.


physics, fundamentals of hydraulics and thermodynamics


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


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. and 2. Introduction to conduit of technical eguipment, history of development, Space arrangement of conduit of technical eguipment.
3. and 4. Associated conduit of technical equipment.
5. and 6. Water and sewerage networks.
7. and 8. Regularities of gas flow, heat networks.
9. and 10. Supply of gas pipeline networks.
11. and 12. Energy and communication networks.
13. Construction and rehabilitation of pipe networks.


Student will get an overview about the significance of technical equipment network in the contemporary society, fundamental information about system and components of particular networks.

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-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer