Course detail

Building Environment II

FA-PR2Acad. year: 2019/2020

Acoustics and lighting technology affecting outdoor and indoor comfort

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Relationships between outdoor noise load and indoor acoustic comfort, principles of designing the forms of assembly rooms, optimum size of transparent elements, ensuring indoor lighting and insolation comfort, and minimum thermal losses.


Principles of designing building structures and basic knowledge of physical properties of building materials


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Vaverka a kol.: Stavební fyzika 1-urbanistická,stavební a prostorová akustika,nakladatelství VUTIUM 1998 (CS)
Rybár,Vaverka a kol.:Denní osvětlení a olunění budov,nakladtelství ERA 2002 (CS)
Václav Syrový:Hudební akustika,nakladatelství Akademie muzických umění v Praze 2003 (CS)
ČSN 730532-Akustika-Ochrana proti hluku v budovách a souvisíci akustické vlastnosti.Požadavky (CS)
ČSN 730525,ČSN 730526,ČSN 730527:Projektování v oboru prostorové akustiky (CS)
ČSN 730580-1,2,3,4:Denní osvětlení budov (CS)
ČSN 734301:Obytné budovy (CS)
Učební texty lektora

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

Required attendance at tutorials and submission of presribed seminar assignments. Positive evaluation of the final test accordeng to defined quality criteria

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Acoustics - general principles and principles discipline.
Directive and recipe requirements in CR and abroad.
Acoustics urban design - diffusion acoustic waves in outer space, calculation basic quantities.
Traffic noise, his division, basic computational principles, border conditions, iprocessing territorial units.
Maximum permissible surface noise in outer space.
Acoustics building - step transmission loss simple, double and compound construction.
Structure-borne sound transmission loss horizontal constructional elements.
Proposal and appreciation divisive constructional elements in light of building acoustics (nomograms).
Acoustics space - definition proposal space and his characteristics.
Sound absorption, agents sound absorption capacity and reflectance.
Progress at proposal space in light of optimum parameters acoustic fair weather.
Fundamentals at posuzování space in light of daily lighting.
Classes and basis value for lateral and upper lighting, computerized methods.
Extinguishment current object realization new development, philosophy and border conditions for reservation shiny.


Design and analysis of structural elements with view to airborne sound insulation capacity and impact sound insulation capacity. Optimum solution of shapes and materials of cultural facilities, vith view to their use. Principles of layout solution and size selection of transparent elements that ensure the required lighting and insolation comfort.

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

Attendance at tutorials, submission of all prescribed seminar assignments, substitution of missed lessons by individual arrangements with the students.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer