Course detail

Building Constructions 4

FAST-BHA008Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course deepens fundamental knowledge of building design. It focuses on supplementary information in various fields of building design (flooring, suspended ceilings, finishes). It follows previous courses of Building Construction and completes overview of all topics related with building design.

Department

Institute of Building Structures (PST)

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

The students deepen their knowledge of building design. It is assumed that students already have fundamental knowledge of building design on the level of Building Constructions 1, 2 and 3 courses.

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

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Flooring: Functional and operational requirements (thermal, acoustic, operational, fire safety, etc.), flooring properties and their testing, design and construction of flooring.
2. Flooring: Role of individual layers, materials, flooring finishes, critical details, dilatation
3. Flooring: Industrial floors and their specifics.
4. Suspended ceilings: Functional requirements, design principles and methodology, user requirements (acoustics, thermal, structural, fire safety, hygienic, etc.)
5. Suspended ceilings: Types of suspended ceilings (optical, acoustic, fire safety, etc.), materials, construction, critical details
6. Finishes of interior walls and ceilings: plasters, tiles, paints, requirements (functional, operational, hygienic, dilation, etc.)
6. Curtain walls: Types (technological, acoustic, etc.), designing, construction.
7. Joinery and locksmith works: Bills of quantities, necessary specifications and drawings.
8. Doors, gates and windows: Legal requirements, design of critical details with regard to building physics (thermal, acoustics, daylighting), influence of boundary conditions on fulfillment of hygienic, operational and functional requirements, choice of optimal solution in case of mutually excluding legal requirements
9. Windows in envelope walls: Variants, construction requirements and processes.
10. Doors and gates in envelope walls: Variants, construction requirements and processes. Roof windows. Doors, windows, niches, etc. in the interior.
11. Chimneys and ventilation bodies - design and implementation principles, link to layout design, design requirements, types and methods of solution.
12. Specific materials and chemicals used in construction industry, their types and properties. Anchoring elements and their application.
13. Garages, garage parking spaces, parking systems: Variants and design.

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 BPC-EVB Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization S , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPA-SI Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory
  • Programme BKC-SI Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory
  • Programme NPC-SIE Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer