Course detail

Descriptive Geometry

FA-DESCompulsoryBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Summer semester1. year of study4  credits

Spatial imagination, geometric representation of three-dimensional space in two-dimensional space, tasks of basic surfaces.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The skill of graphic illustration of architectonic design.

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning


Knowledge in the range of demands to entrance test.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Vala,J.: Deskriptivní geometrie - 1.část (CS)
Vala,J.: Deskriptivní geometrie - 2.část (CS)
Piska R., Medek V. : Deskriptivní geometrie II. (CS)
Holáň Š., Holáňová L.: Cvičení z deskriptivní geometrie (CS)
Kargerová M.: Deskriptivní geometrie (CS)
Moll I.: Deskriptivní geometrie pro I.ročník FAST VUT v Brně, verze 1.3 CD (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions of inclusion awards:
- participation in exercises
- elaborated homeworks
- to pass out written exams

Compound examination - written and oral part

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Revision and improvement of basic skills of descriptive geometry acquired in secondary school.
Basic projection methods with the emphasis on perspective projection.
Figure intersection.
Figure lightening.
Teoretical roof solutions.
Special curves and areas used in architectonic applications.


Improvement of the spatial imagination, the ability of graphic expression of imaginations and to elaborate background papers to work out projects.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Teaching is controlled by currently assigning credit tasks whose contents follows up the taught subject matter.

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer