Course detail

Construction work quality control and building diagnostics

FAST-NIA021Acad. year: 2020/2021

Basic knowledge of the control of construction works and diagnostics - in particular, the control of the buildings in terms of the conformity of the project with the project documentation, the checking of the geometrical accuracy, the deviations of the dimensions, the surface curvature, the thicknesses of the coatings, etc. Overview of the control and diagnostic methods for determining properties of materials and constructions, steel reinforced concrete constructions, steel constructions, timber constructions.


Institute of Building Testing (SZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Goniometric functions, units of physical quantities and their transfers, the fundamental laws of physics, mechanics of bodies.


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, EU and Czech legislation, accreditation system of the Czech Republic and the EU, MD's regulations.
2. Quality assurance of test results, interpretation and evaluation of results.
3. Control plan development, testing and technological regulations for selected construction processes.
4. Technical inspections - introduction and principles, one-off and continuous technical inspections.
5. Technical inspections - compliance with the technological process (project) of individual construction works.
6. Technical inspections - construction works carried out, construction defects and construction failures.
7. Technical inspections - assessment of defects and failures in terms of building physics.
8. Technical state inventory of constructions.


Not applicable.

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 NPC-EVB Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer