Course detail

Construction Machines (R)

FAST-CW013Acad. year: 2018/2019

Mechanization of construction work, machines and mechanical equipment employed according to the technical stages of the construction process for buildings and civil engineering works. Machines and equipment for the production of building materials, the remote control of machines, machines and equipment for the execution of repairs, reconstruction work and maintenance, landfills, demolition, recycling, regulations for the operation of construction machines.

Department

Institute of Technology, Mechanisation and Construction Management (TST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will gain knowledge from the area of the use of construction machines and assemblies of machines. They will gain new knowledge about machines and equipment for the production of basic building materials. They will be acquainted with the mechanical equipment for the execution of repairs and reconstructions of buildings and engineering structures including roads. Information about the use of machines and assemblies of machines will be extended to include the remote control of machines.
A significant part of the course will consist of the area of recycling. Furthermore, the aim of the course is for students to become acquainted with the valid legislation in the area of mechanical equipment and its use.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of construction technology with regards to construction processes, occupational safety in civil engineering, basic information about the function and use of machines and assemblies of machines.

Co-requisites

Knowledge from the area of construction technology, and construction preparation and execution.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Tuition consists of lectures, practical lessons and self-study. Participation in lectures is recommended and is compulsory for practical lessons.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Apart from attendance at practical lessons, an assigned exercise must be completed and submitted during the practical lessons for the successful completion of the subject. The conditions of a written test based on the material dealt with in the lectures must be fulfilled. A graded credit will be awarded after the presentation and submission of a seminar paper.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to the subject. Basic information about the mechanization of construction work, construction machines and technical procedures.
2. Construction machines employed in work performed according to the main technical stages of building execution.
3. Acquaintance with machines and equipment for the production of building materials.
4. Special construction machines and equipment for the execution of repairs and the reconstruction of buildings.
5. Special construction machines for the execution of repairs and the reconstruction of civil engineering works.
6. Remote control of construction machines and equipment.
7. Machines and equipment for landfilling, recultivation and recycling.
8. Regulations, standards and ordinances applicable for work with construction machines.

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

    branch R , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch R , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the subject. Basic information about the mechanization of construction work, construction machines and technical procedures.
2. Construction machines employed in work performed according to the main technical stages of building execution.
3. Acquaintance with machines and equipment for the production of building materials.
4. Special construction machines and equipment for the execution of repairs and the reconstruction of buildings.
5. Special construction machines for the execution of repairs and the reconstruction of civil engineering works.
6. Remote control of construction machines and equipment.
7. Machines and equipment for landfilling, recultivation and recycling.
8. Regulations, standards and ordinances applicable for work with construction machines.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction to the course and the requirements for its successful completion. Seminar paper – individual assignment – an investment plan for the acquisition of machines to perform work during a selected technical stage of the construction process.
2. Consultation regarding the individual assignment.
3. Assignment of exercise No. 1. Proposal of a machine assembly for the strucutre with varying usage of mobile and tower cranes.
4. Consultation regarding exercise No. 1.
5. Excursion to a building materials production plant.
6. Submission of exercise No. 1, consultation regarding the seminar paper.
7. Presentation of seminar paper – individual assignments.
8. Presentation of seminar paper, final test.