Course detail

Building Constructions 3 (S)

FAST-BH003Acad. year: 2020/2021

This subject deals with principles of design, structural assessment, staircase material variaty, auxiliary structures, lifts and elevators. Structural design of building substructures with or without basements, protection of buildings against dampness, ground water and radon. Surface finishings, floor finishings and soffits.

Department

Institute of Building Structures (PST)

Nabízen zahradničním studentům

Všech fakult

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to make a proposal solution of contructions of roofing, external walls, windows, doors and gateways in external walls, windows in roofs of building

Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of physical and mechanical characteristics of basic building´s materials, knowledge of Physics, Descriptive geometry. Knowledge of soil types and its charcteristics, the issue of the foundation methods according to the construction and soil type, shallow and deep foundations. Foundation depth, load at the footing bottom – including soil mechanics subject. Ability to proceed – based on architectural study – a part of project documentation (ground plans and section) for the building realization, including ceiling construction design and blueprint – excluding roofing.

Co-requisites

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

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1st to 4th Staircases and ramps. General design principles. Constructions of staircases. Staircase in monolithic reinforced concrete skeleton. Prefabricated string staircases in reinforced concrete, steel or wooden material variation. External stairs.
5th Ladders – terminology, a brief overview of structural requirements. Railings – terminology, technical requirements – min. height, rail fillings, handles. Elevators – principles of cable and hydraulic elevators, types of elevatoes: passenger elevators, cargo and good elevators, etc., requirements on building structures.
6th to 7th Foundations of buildings. Shallow foundations – building foundations adjustments, foundation on the neighbour border. Sub-structure of buildings with or without basement, basements lighting and ventilation shafts.
8th to 9th Damp-proof courses, construction principles and the design of movement and expansion joints in buildings.
10th to 11th Floor finishes: technical properties, design requirements, floor layers, types of floor finishes – examples of floor finishing compositions.
12th to 13th Plasters, paints, coatings and paint, tiles. Soffits and suspended ceilings.

Aims

To obtain fundamental knowledge in the field of contructions of roofing, external walls, windows, doors and gateways in external walls, windows in roofs of building, to aquire theoretical and functional relationship, to gain experience and ability for design.

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 B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 3. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 3. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 3. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer