Course detail

Building Constructions 3

FAST-AH003Acad. year: 2020/2021

Building foundation and construction solution of basic structure basement and basementless building. Construction solution of flat and deep foundation with aspect on foundation condition and building fabric. Building protection against water and soil humidity. Building protection against radon intrusion. Basic problems of fire safety. Determination fire characteristic of building, methodics of fire risk determination, solution escape ways, determination of fire risk space, fire extinguishing system.


Institute of Building Structures (PST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to make a proposal solution of lower construction of basement and nonbasement buildings. Student is also able to elaborate a fire-safety solutiuon for simple property.


Building construction systems,vertical supporting systems, floor structure, overhanging and hanging structure, stair construction, basic knowledge of structure mechanics.


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.Building foundation- static cooperation upper and understructure, background deformation, rules of soil mechanics, soil foundation.
2. Variability solution of basement substuctural construction, foundation basementless building, yielding of foundation, design and choice substructure.
3. Flat foundation, special design of horizontal foundation.
4.Construction of vertical foundation, modern method of foundation.
5.Foundation on field limit, in a gap site, lamp and ventilation holes, variants foundation solution of outside additional building parts.
6.Water proofing of basic structure- choosing effective water proofing, water proofing systems, sample of solution.
7.Solution of under pressure and aggresive water insulation, building proofing against radon infiltration.
8.Fire theory, basic notions and terminology, design proces and determination fire safety systems, fire risk by ČSN 73 0802. average and concentric fire load. Calculating fire load.
9. Fire cells and fire risk free space, degree of fire safety.Fire separate construction. Fire strips.
10.Fire resistance requirements of building construction, certificate of discharge. Fire technical characteristics of building construction and materials (ability to develop of properties).
11.Exit way-class,quantity, dimension,carrying out. Alternate exit possubility, occupy building of people.
12.Safety distance, examination by thermal flow intensity and by possibility impact of burning parts.
13.Building technical facility,fire extinguishing system,fire flow supply, buildings for housing, change og buildings.


Design and realization substructure with bond of geological and hydrogeological basement parameters, design and realization measure against radon from basement infiltration into the buliding, design and judgment of fire safety building solution, determination of fire technical characteristics of building construction and materials

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 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer