Course detail

Basics of Computer Science

FAST-AU001Acad. year: 2020/2021

Computer networks, Internet (principle of computer networks, network protocols and services)
Bases of computer graphic
Text processing and principles of typography
Basics of presentation


Institute of Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Science (AIU)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic knowledge of Computer Science in the following topics:
Principles of Computer hardware
Architecture of operating systems
Principles of computer networks
Basics of database technology
Principles of computer graphics
Basics of desktop publishing and computer typography
Working knowledge of using spreadsheets in engineering calculation


Informal knowledge within the scope of secondary school


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. Introduction into the course, computer net of the faculty
2. Basic principles of data presentation
3. Computer networks---basic principles, protocols and services
4. Internet services, electronic mail service and file transfer service
5. WWW -- basic principles, protocol
6. Introduction into HTML
7. Document preparation in HTML, tables, figures and references
8. Computer network security from technical and user point of view
9. Introduction into computer graphics
10. Color models, palettes, raster and vector graphics
11. Graphic file formats, its use and conversion
12. Computer aided processing of documents, basics of typography
13. Software for text processing


Basic knowledge of Computer Science necessary for the whole study of Civil Engineering. Know-how for effective using of PC in engineering practice.

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-APS (N) Bachelor's

    branch APS , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer