Course detail

Building Survey and Building Reconstruction (KON)

FAST-CI053OptionalMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Summer semester1. year of study5  credits

Preparation procedure and evaluation of results of building-technical survey. Quality control of survey.
Meaning of survey in life cycle of structure, methods of estimating the rest lifetime of construction.
Data for static calculation and project of repair of reconstruction.
Practical radiography of reinforced constructions.
Seminary paper concerns survey of chosen engineering construction according to student’s specification, practical application of diagnostic methods in laboratories and determination of data for static calculation of construction.


Institute of Building Testing (SZK)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to do practikly use diagnostic methods for material properties detection in various types of structures. Student will be able to choose the optimal method for given material and structure.


Building materials, Testing and technology, Diagnostic of building constructions.


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.-2. Division of building surveys. Preliminary building survey and its impact on project.
3.-4. Fundamentals of detailed building survey.
5.-6. Fundamentals of survey of concrete and reinforced concrete structures, properties of used materials, verification of reinforcement.
7.-8. Fundamentals of survey of masonry.
9. Survey of composite buildings.
10.-11. Fundamentals of survey of lumber constructions, bearing beams of roof constructions.
12. Specifics of survey of historical and sacred buildings
13. Practical radiography of reinforced concrete.


Theoretical acquainting and practice realizing of diagnostics methods used for material properties detection in various types of structures. Based on acquired knowledge the student will be able to choose the optimal method for given diagnostics task.

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.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer