Branch Details

Building Constructions

FASTAbbreviation: PSTAcad. year: 2018/2019

Programme: Civil Engineering

Length of Study: 4 years

Accredited from: 25.7.2007Accredited until: 31.12.2020

Supervisor

Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program

  1. Analysis of the effect of EMW radiation on construction materials

    This is an experimental monitoring exposure to microwave radiation on building materials. Monitoring temperature fields, depending on the humidity and type of building materials and the intensity of microwave radiation. Numerical simulations of these processes.

    Tutor: Šuhajda Karel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  2. Building physical aspects of tubular light guides

    Tubular light guides are continuously improved because of the ever rising requirements put onto thermal comfort in interiors of buildings. This has some side effects, like the depreciation of their physical properties. Therefore it is required to create a comprehensive overview of building physical aspects of tubular light guides, which can be based on experiments and computer simulations. The conclusions then are bound to be incorporated into the concept of a modified tubular light guide.

    Tutor: Vajkay František, Ing., Ph.D.

  3. Design of prefabricated green facades.

    This work focuses on the design and optimization of prefabricated green facades. The work includes a comprehensive verification of the various parts of the green facade of a full-scale experiments.

    Tutor: Bečkovský David, Ing., Ph.D.

  4. Development of heat exchanger using 3D printing

    Heat exchangers for air conditioning and heating systems are commonly made of metallic materials. During manufacture, the exchanger is assembled from metal plates. The development of 3D printing technology enables the construction of a new generation of heat exchangers. Heat exchangers for air conditioning and heating systems are commonly made of metallic materials. During manufacture, the exchanger is assembled from metal plates. The development of 3D printing technology enables the construction of a new generation of heat exchangers. Heat exchangers for air conditioning and heating systems are commonly made of metallic materials. During manufacture, the exchanger is assembled from metal plates. The development of 3D printing technology enables the construction of a new generation of heat exchangers.

    Tutor: Horák Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  5. Dynamic analysis of energy sources and energy consumption for nearly zero energy buildings (nZEB)

    Nearly zero nergy buildings use mainly renewable energy. The potential of this energy is variable in time as well as the energy demand in buildings. Dynamic analysis of energy sources and consumption in buildings will optimize choice of energy sources and efficient use of energy. The analysis will be used to set up a system for monitoring and controlling and designing appropriate technologies.

    Tutor: Hirš Jiří, prof. Ing., CSc.

  6. Energy and Environmental Concept of Smart City and Smart Regions

    Creating a systematic procedure for management strategy municipalities and cities for the performance of the SMART City and Smart Regions in the energy sector. Object modeling of buildings in the region, cooperation with the Centre of Competence Smart Regions on FAST BUT.

    Tutor: Hirš Jiří, prof. Ing., CSc.

  7. Floating building with a thermal long term energy storage

    Development of floating building with a thermal long term energy storage ad shock absorber for seismic effects. Analisys of energy storage for store the building energy overload in the summer period wit utilization of heat pumps.

    Tutor: Hirš Jiří, prof. Ing., CSc.

  8. Ground-coupled Heat systems for Heating and Cooling of Buildings

    PhD thesis focuses on the research use of land for energy for heating and cooling. The scope of work will be theoretical and experimental investigation of the thermal interaction between an building and ground and an optimal design of ground and foundation exchangers. The aim is to streamline obtaining geothermal energy of the elements of foundation structures and to develop a methodology for their design in the Czech Republic. The simulations can use the softwares CalA, TRNSYS, ANSYS Fluent.

    Tutor: Šikula Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  9. Indoor Climate and HVAC systems in Historical Buildings

    Building services systems that create the quality of indoor environments in historical buildings, were linked with the optimal design of the building and use natural laws. The topic includes a research of systems of heating and ventilation systems in historic buildings, analysis, model creation, simulation of behavior, experimental measurements and determination of recommendations and guidelines for renovation and monument renewal.

    Tutor: Hirš Jiří, prof. Ing., CSc.

  10. Innovation of refrigeration devices to increase their efficiency with low GWP refrigerants.

    The aim is to innovate a cooling circuit operating with a low GWP refrigerant, to increase efficiency, to utilize waste heat. An integral part of the research is the determination of safety requirements for the use of A2L refrigeration equipment in buildings.

    Tutor: Formánek Marian, Ing., Ph.D.

  11. Kitchen

    Kitchen evolution analysis in connection with solution of arrangement present sophisticated form. Ergonomics and anthropometry in kitchen. Tendency to the future. Design standards - assessment, recommendation.

    Tutor: Košíčková Ivana, Ing. arch., Ph.D.

  12. New types of heat exchangers for Building Services systems

    The field of Building Services is currently progressively developed thanks to the technological boom. New technologies, such as 3D printing or microfiber, allow the development of new heat exchangers. The topic of doctoral study will deal with the development of new types of heat exchangers from non-traditional materials.

    Tutor: Horák Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  13. Old People's Housing

    Old people housing forms, building typology as a follow-up to provide services. Evolution analysis, present trends,available and dignified housing for future.

    Tutor: Košíčková Ivana, Ing. arch., Ph.D.

  14. Optimization of thermally activated building structures

    PhD thesis is focused on the optimization of Thermo Active Building Structures (TABS) used for heating and cooling buildings. Assumes the use of simulation methods, laboratory experiment and measurement INSITU. The aim is to provide recommendations for optimal design and control of TABS. The simulations can use the softwares CalA, TRNSYS, ANSYS Fluent.

    Tutor: Šikula Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  15. Pollution of internal and external surfaces in daylighting of buildings

    Analysis of surface pollution on daylighting in buildings. External surfaces and surfaces in interior influence daylight level indoors. Pollution of the surfaces and glazing could reduce daylighting. Monitoring and control of present lifestyle on the surface pollution and daylighting in buildings.

    Tutor: Hirš Jiří, prof. Ing., CSc.

  16. Pollution of internal and external surfaces in daylighting of buildings

    Daylight factor calculations do incorporate the so called pollution coefficients for exterior, resp. interior side of daylighting system. The values of these coefficients were determined in 1994. Since then these coefficients are unchanged, despite the advances in lifestyle (number of cars on the road, fuel used in heating, etc.). Therefore the aim of the work would be to monitor how the actual lifestyle affects the pollution of surfaces and glazing, and lighting comfort in short and long terms.

    Tutor: Vajkay František, Ing., Ph.D.

  17. Possibilities of increase the roofs retention capacity

    The topic of the dissertation thesis is a comprehensive analysis of the possibility of increasing the roofs retention capacity and drainage modification factors. The work will authenticate using full-scale experiments.

    Tutor: Bečkovský David, Ing., Ph.D.

  18. Research of elements and systems of buildings services

    Research of elements and systems of buildings services as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) will be conducted in order to achieve a thermal comfort in buildings at the minimum operating energy consumption. HVAC systems research will focus on optimizing of their design and operation with the use of low-potential thermal energy sources. The research will be conducted in its theoretical part by development of new mathematical-physical models, and by laboratory experiments and in situ measurements in an experimental part by using PIV method.

    Tutor: Šikula Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  19. School lighting

    Assessment of lighting in school buildings with regard to indoor comfort and energy efficiency.

    Tutor: Mohelníková Jitka, prof. Ing., Ph.D.

  20. Simulation of flow and pollutants in buildings

    Topic of doctoral thesis focuses on the application and verification of theoretical research methods airflow in buildings and external aerodynamics of buildings with the current transfer of moisture. The simulations can use the software Fluent, CFX, or OpenFOAM.

    Tutor: Šikula Ondřej, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  21. The odesign of low energy wooden houses

    The design of optimalization wooden structures with the wiew of enviromental sciens, qualities and utiliti of wooden houses and solution design details.

    Tutor: Šuhajda Karel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  22. The optimalization of design lightweight walls of wood-based panels in reinforced concrete skelet

    The design of optimalization wooden structures with the wiew of enviromental sciens, qualities and utiliti of wooden houses and solution design details, especially at the point of connection to the reinforced concrete structure..

    Tutor: Šuhajda Karel, doc. Ing., Ph.D.

  23. Use of waste heat in HVAC systems

    Current technologies allow waste heat recovery systems in HVAC (heat sewerage, waste heat from the refrigeration and more.) For a progressive recovery of this kind of heat is required to compile and verify the computational algorithms. These algorithms are then required to validate and verify on real systems.

    Tutor: Horák Petr, doc. Ing., Ph.D.


Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH01DOCTORAL SEMINAR I (PST)cs4summerCompulsoryAcyes
DY02Foreign Language Tutoring of PhD Studentscs1summerCompulsoryAcyes
DA58Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering Ics4summerCompulsory-optionalAc4768yes
DA61Numerical methods Ics4summerCompulsory-optionalAc4768yes
DA62Probability and mathematical statisticscs4summerCompulsory-optionalAc4768yes
DJ61Selected Topics in Building Materials Engineeringcs8summerCompulsory-optionalEx4770yes
DT61Selected Items of Building Service Theorycs8summerCompulsory-optionalEx4770yes
DW61Selected Essay from Technology of Building Constructionscs8summerCompulsory-optionalEx4770yes
DH81Selected Chapters from Theory of Building Constructionscs8summerCompulsory-optionalEx4770yes
DB61Selected chapters from building physicscs8summerCompulsory-optionalEx4822yes
2. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH02Doctoral seminar II (PST)cs8winterCompulsoryAcyes
DA65Time series analysiscs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DA67Applications of mathematical methods in economicscs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DA59Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering IIcs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DA63Numerical methods IIcs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DA66Numerical methods for the variational problemscs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DA64Models of regressioncs10winterCompulsory-optionalEx4769yes
DW62Information system in construction technologycs8winterCompulsory-optionalEx4771yes
DH82Process and Functional Analysis of Building Constructioncs8winterCompulsory-optionalEx4771yes
DL61Theory of concrete and masonry structurescs8winterCompulsory-optionalEx4771yes
DT62Theory of Energy and Environment of Buildingscs8winterCompulsory-optionalEx4771yes
DO61Theory of metal and timber structurescs8winterCompulsory-optionalEx4771yes
2. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DY01English for the Doctoral Study Programmecs8summerCompulsoryExyes
DH03Doctoral seminar III (PST)cs8summerCompulsoryAcyes
3. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH04Doctoral seminar IV (PST)cs8winterCompulsoryAcyes
3. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH05Doctoral seminar V (PST)cs14summerCompulsoryAcyes
4. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH06Doctoral seminar VI (PST)cs14winterCompulsoryAcyes
4. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DH07Doctoral seminar VII (PST)cs20summerCompulsoryAcyes
All the groups of optional courses
Gr. Min. Courses
4768 0 DA58, DA61, DA62
4769 0 DA65, DA67, DA59, DA63, DA66, DA64
4770 0 DJ61, DT61, DW61, DH81
4771 0 DW62, DH82, DL61, DT62, DO61
4822 0 DB61