Course detail

Selected Chapters from Theory of Building Constructions

FAST-DH81Acad. year: 2020/2021

The current state and new trends in development of building construction systems and practical and theoretical issues regarding reconstructions and modernisations of buildings with focusing on essential constructional details and their design. Special issues according to the PhD branches of knowledge.


Institute of Building Structures (PST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Knowledge of building constructions and related subject fields (building services, technology and proceeding of buildings, concrete and masonry constructions, timber and metal constructions) at the level of a graduate student of building construction study programme. Practise is an advantage.


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. - 4. week – The Course commencement, an assignment of particular topics to PhD students (topics will be specified by supervisors).
5. - 8. week – Consultation and discussion about selected topics in terms of PhD students’ requests – dates are fixed up individually.
9. - 11. week – Completion of the work in the extent of 20 pages, tuition according to PhD students’ requests.
12. week – Preparation of a presentation – time limit of the presentation is 10-15 min.
13. week – Work submission, public presentation of the work including discussion and defence.


To work up a technical search within a chosen technical problem, to acquaint yourself with the principles of publication, to present a work on the chosen topic in front of the others students including discussion and defence.

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 MGS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, elective

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer