Course detail

Information system in construction technology

FAST-DW62Acad. year: 2018/2019

Software support of construction planning and production control, its integration into the information system of construction company. Planning and progress control of construction works at the level of contemporary information technology and corresponding to the actual development of construction production. Construction activity organization depending on the control structure of company. Elaboration of tender documentation, construction-technology plans, effectiveness of performed work, controlling. The use of information system by managerial staff within a firm.

Department

Institute of Technology, Mechanisation and Construction Management (TST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Acquaintance with the basic software support of construction planning and control.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

HRAZDIL, V.: M05 Modelování výrobních procesů v IS stavebního podniku. Studijní opora Modelování výrobních procesů, FAST VUT v Brně 2007
HRAZDIL, V.: M01 Specifika modelování výrobních procesů ve stavebnictví. Studijní opora Modelování výrobních procesů, FAST VUT v Brně 2007
ADAMEC, F.: Řízení projektů pomocí Project 2000. Grada Publishing, Praha 2001
BARRIE, D., S.: Professional construction management. New York, McGraw-Hill 2002
Tomek, A.: Economics and management 10: construction project management. Nakladatelství ČVUT Praha 2003

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.-3. The conditions of software support implementation for construction management. Choice of planning software in liaison with list of available resources or results of calculation systems (RTS-Build Power, KROS Plus, EuroCALC). The conditions limiting the use of catalogued performance standards of construction and mounting works while elaborating construction schedules.
4.-6. Creation of construction schedule (MS PROJECT) in dependence on adjusting of user’s fields. Technological model of construction. Calendars of project, activities and resources. Surveillance and progress control of construction. Master plan. Activity up-dating. Schedule up-dating.
7.-9. Importance of calculations in the planning and management of orders construction firm, calculation formula, creation of new items and their variants.
10.-12. Building production control (RSV) in accordance with budget as a result of costing program. Connection between costing software and Microsoft Office Project. Job logging. Controllling.
13. Recap the possibility of using the available software products (ASPE, RSV, BUILpower, CONTEC, MS Project, EuroCALC).

Aims

Planning and control of construction company activities by means of up-to-date software. Job scheduling depending on the deployment of resources. Work and material resources assignments on different construction sites in the frame of contracts of company. Further development of the use of planning software in national and foreign conditions.

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 D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch PST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch PST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch PST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch PST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1.-3. The conditions of software support implementation for construction management. Choice of planning software in liaison with list of available resources or results of calculation systems (RTS-Build Power, KROS Plus, EuroCALC). The conditions limiting the use of catalogued performance standards of construction and mounting works while elaborating construction schedules.
4.-6. Creation of construction schedule (MS PROJECT) in dependence on adjusting of user’s fields. Technological model of construction. Calendars of project, activities and resources. Surveillance and progress control of construction. Master plan. Activity up-dating. Schedule up-dating.
7.-9. Importance of calculations in the planning and management of orders construction firm, calculation formula, creation of new items and their variants.
10.-12. Building production control (RSV) in accordance with budget as a result of costing program. Connection between costing software and Microsoft Office Project. Job logging. Controllling.
13. Recap the possibility of using the available software products (ASPE, RSV, BUILpower, CONTEC, MS Project, EuroCALC).