Course detail

Doctoral seminar I (KDS)

FAST-DO01Acad. year: 2018/2019

Research and acquiring contemporary knowledge from chosen area of Constructions and Traffic Structures with supervisor’s support and help of tutors from another professional and scientific departments and extracurricular research institutes. Definition of theoretical or experimental parts in his/her dissertation subject area. Publication and presentation of student’s creative activity outputs. Arrangement of the semester plan of seminars, conferences and congresses attendance and study or professional stays at foreign scientific and academic institutes. Advantage of cooperation with professional practice during the project solution.

Department

Institute of Metal and Timber Structures (KDK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Knowledge at the level of a graduate student of construction and traffic structures study programme. Practise is an advantage.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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. – 13. week: Searching and study of professional bases, theoretical, practical and scientific outcomes for current subject. Definition of the scientific contribution in given problems, working of bases for research design submission (recommendation in conjunction with the second year postgraduate student with similar subject).

Aims

During the doctoral seminar, doctoral candidate acquires further theoretical and professional knowledge under supervision based on selected areas of Constructions and Traffic Structures especially Z1: Mechanics of load bearing structures, Z2: Concrete and masonry structures, Z3: Steel, timber and composite structures, Z4: Geotechnics, Z5: Experimental engineering and building testing, Z6: Road structures, Z7: Railway structures and constructions, related to his/her dissertation. Thereby, the prerequisites for his/her independent theoretical and creative scientific training are formed, which serves as a base for his/her dissertation thesis processing.

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-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

seminars

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer