# Faculty of Civil Engineering

## Short-term Study & Training

### List of courses taught in English

Students on study placements at the FCE may choose from the following list of courses taught in English.
Please be aware that courses announced for the winter semester are not available in the summer semester, and vice versa.
The minimum requirement is 18 ECTS credits per semester.

#### BAA001 / Mathematics 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 7 credits

Real function of one real variable. Sequences, limit of a function, continuous functions. Derivative of a function, its geometric and physical applications, basic theorems on derivatives, higher-order derivatives, differential of a function, Taylor expansion of a function, sketching the graph of a function.
Linear algebra (basics of the matrix calculus, rank of a matrix, Gauss elimination method, inverse to a matrix, determinants and their applications). Eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix. Basics of vectors, vector spaces. Linear spaces. Analytic geometry (dot, cross and mixed product of vectors, affine and metric problems for linear bodies in 3D).
The basic problems in numerical mathematics (interpolation, solving nonlinear equation and systems of linear equations, numerical differentiation).

#### BAA002 / Mathematics 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

Antiderivative, indefinite integral, its properties and methods of calculation. Newton integral, its properties and calculation. Definition of Riemann integral. Applications of integral calculus in geometry and physics - area of a plane figure, length of a curve, volume and surface of a rotational body, static moments and the centre of gravity.
Functions in two and more variables. Limit and continuity, partial derivatives, implicit function, total differential, Taylor expansion, local minima and maxima, relative maxima and minima, maximum and minimum values of a function; directional derivative, gradient. Tangent to a 3-D curve, Tangent plane and normal to a surface.

#### BAA003 / Mathematics 3

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits

Double and triple integrals. Their calculation, transformation, physical and geometric interpretation.
Curvilinear integral in a scalar field, its calculation and application. Divergence and rotation of a vector field. Curvilinear integral in a vector field, its calculation and application. Independence of a curvilinear integral on the integration path. Green`s theorem.
Existence and uniqueness of solutions to first order differential equations. n-th order homogeneous linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Solutions to non-homogeneous linear differential equations with special-type right-hand sides. Variation-of-constants method.

#### BAA004 / Mathematics 4

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits

Discrete and continuous random variable and vector, probability function, density function, probability, cumulative distribution, transformation of random variables, independence of random variables, numeric characteristics of random variables and vectors, special distribution laws.
Random sample, point estimation of an unknown distribution parameter and its properties, interval estimation of a distribution parameter, testing of statistical hypotheses, tests of distribution parameters, goodness-of-fit tests, basics of regression analysis.

#### BAA013 / Constructive Geometry

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

Perspective collineation and affinity,circle in affinity. Coted projection, Monge`s projection, topographic surfaces, theoretical solution of the roofs, orthogonal axonometry and linear perspective.

#### BBA001 / Physics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Physics

Partition of physics, field, mass, kinematics of a point mass, dynamics of a point mass, dynamics of a rigid body, hydromechanics, vibrations and waves.

#### BCA001 / Building Chemistry

Academic Year 2023/2024 Both Semesters 5 credits Institute: Institute of Chemistry

Select chapters of basic and physical chemistry, chemical bonds, kinetics of chemical reactions, thermochemistry, chemical equilibrium, dispersion systems, dissociation, pH value, hydrolysis, and electrochemistry.
Natural and secondary raw materials for building industry. Chemistry of glass. Air and hydraulic binders, production, chemical properties, setting and hardening. Corrosion of hardened binders and aggregates in the composite materials.
Chemical properties of other building materials, their degradation and protection.
Chemical and electrochemical properties of metals, their corrosion and protection.
Chemical properties of water, waste water, water for concrete production and impact water. Atmosphere, and air pollution.
Selected chapters of organic chemistry. Chemical composition and properties of wood, bitumen, carbon polymers and silicones.

#### BDA001 / Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Structural Mechanics

Students will be able to solve reactions and internal forces of the plane statically determinate structures, of plane beams with straight and broken axis, to solve three-hinged broken beam with and without a bar, the planar composed beam systems and plane truss systems, to determine the position of centroid and the second order moments of cross-section.

#### BDA002 / Elasticity and Plasticity

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Structural Mechanics

Basic principles, concepts and assumptions of the theory of elasticity and plasticity. Deflections. Strains. Stresses. Saint-Venant principle of local action. Linear theory of the elasticity. Material laws, Stress-strain diagram.
Analysis of a straight bar – basic assumptions. The interaction between the internal force components and the stress components, and between the internal force components and the external load. Basic cases of the loads of a bar. Simple tension and compression – the stress, the strain, the deflection. The influence of the temperature and the initial stresses. Simple shearing load. Simple bending load –calculation of the normal (axial) stresses. Design of the bent beams. The deflection of the bent beams. Differential equation of the deformation line. Method of initial parameters a Mohr’s method. Calculation of the tangent stresses – massive and thin-walled cross-sections. The consideration of the shear stress in the bent beam. The centre of the shear. Pure torsion and warping torsion. Free warping – massive circular and non-circular cross-section. Thin-walled closed and opened cross-section.
Composed load cases of the bar. Spatial and biaxial bending. Tension (Compression) and bending in a plane. Eccentric torsion and compression. The core of the section. Design of the beams in the case of the composed (complex) load.
The stability and the bucking strength of the compressed bars. Euler’s solution. The critical force and the critical stress. The strength approach to stability. A bar loaded by a bending and buckling load. The check of the buckling bars.
The theory of the material strength and failure. The stress and strain state in a point of the body. The principal stress at the plane stress problem.

#### BDA003 / Structural Analysis 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Structural Mechanics

Moving load of static quantity of statically determinate frame structures. Solution using influence lines, analytic and kinematic method. Evaluation of influence lines and determination of extreme values.
Principle of virtual work. Clauses about virtual works reciprocity. Maxwell-Mohr integral. Solution of displacement and rotation of frame systems using method of unit forces, including the influence of temperature changes. Veresčagin’s rule.
Statically indeterminate structures. Degree of static indeterminacy. Solution methods. Force method. Elementary cantilever beam. Continuous girder is solved by three-torque equation. Moving load at continuous girder. Combinations of loads.
Planar frame using by force method, option of statically indeterminate values, canonical equations. Influence of shift of supports, effects of uniform and non-uniform temperature changes at frame structure. Utilization of shape symmetry.
Planar arc is solved by force method, influence of compression of line of arc, deflection load. Statically indeterminate truss girder is solved by force method.

#### BDA007 / Structural Analysis 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Structural Mechanics

Principle of deflection methods and its variant. Calculation model and degree of kinematic indeterminacy. Deflection method for planar structures. Analysis of straight bar with variable cross-section. Local values, primary vector and stiffness matrix. Bar connected by joints, cantilever. Bar with constant cross-section. Geometric transformation, global matrix of bar. Analysis of bar systems, compilation of equations, localization. Determination of ended forces and diagram of components of internal forces at bars. Determination of reactions and controlling of solution. Another variants for building equations up.
Solution of rectangular frames and continuous girders. Temperature influences, shift of supports. Truss girder is solved by deflection method. Bar with variable cross-section with height linear ramping, determination of deflection coefficient. Solution of spatial frames using deflection method. Calculation model for simplified deflection method.

#### BEA001 / Geodesy

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Geodesy

The importance of geodesy in civil engineering. Coordinate systems, reference frames and vertical datum in Czech republic and EU.
Angle-, distance-, height measurements, geodetic calculations. Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
Methods of spatial data collecting - surveying, GNSS, terrestrial and airborne laser scanning, mobile mapping systems.
Setting out of structures, check measurements, determination of displacements and deformations, special measurements.
Cartography, state map series, geographical information systems (GIS), building information model (BIM).

#### BEA002 / Field Training in Geodesy

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Geodesy

Collecting of available geodetic data (maps, information abou property relations, data from geographic information systems etc.) for given real locality, as preparation of project design. Use of geodetic data in designing. Basic measuring methods of data acquisition. Processing of measured data, elaboration of final documentation.

#### BFA001 / Geology

Academic Year 2023/2024 Both Semesters 5 credits Institute: Institute of Geotechnics

Earth’s interior and Earth’s crust, plate tectonic, subduction and rift zones, technical petrography – rock-forming minerals, structures and textures affecting rock properties, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks – formation, classification, properties and application of rocks in civil engineering practice (aggregates, building and ornamental stones), assessment of foundation soils composed of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, problems during construction caused by various types of foundation soils, endogenous geological processes – volcanism, earthquake, tectonic forces, folding, faults, cracks in rock environment and their affecting of construction, principles of structural geology, exogenous geological processes – weathering, erosion, geodynamic processes and their affecting of construction, basics of geomorphology, basics of hydrogeology – groundwater in construction site, geological maps, principles of regional geology of the Czech Republic – Bohemian Massif, Western Carpathians, methods of engineering geological survey.

#### BFA002 / Soil Mechanics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Geotechnics

Soil difference from other building materials - particle nature, multiphase system. Soil formation, clay minerals, residual soils.
Soil properties from the perspective of the individual phases. State characteristics of soils.
Stress and strain in 2D (Mohr circle, Effective stress, drained ver. undrained conditions).
Water in the soil (permeability, seepage in the soil).
Compressibility of soil. Consolidation.
Shear strength of soils. Stress path.
Stress in the soil (Geostatic stress vertical and lateral. Stresses in soil due to surface loads).
Practical applications.
Settlement of foundation soil (total, consolidation).
Bearing capacity of foundation soil.
Slope Stability (principles of slope stability analysis, the effect of water on slope stability).
Earth pressures (active, at rest and passive).

#### BFA003 / Foundation Engineering (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Geotechnics

Introduction - backgrounds. Methodology of limit states, geotechnical categories. Shallow footings - spread footings, strip footings, slabs. Design and check of shallow footings - 1st limit state, 2nd limit state.
Deep foundations - division of elements. Piles - distribution (displacement, replacement). Drilled piles, CFA - technology of building. Design of axial loaded bored piles - limit bearing capacity, limit loading curve. Uncased piles - building technology. Vibropiles. Micropiles - types, building technology, utilization. Diaphragm walls and lamellas - building technology and utilization. Anchors - distribution, design and construction methods, anchor prestressing.
Jet grouting - technology, recovery. Classical injection - sealing, hardening, compensation, injection materials.
Foundation pits and their timbering. Rider sheeting, pile walls, diaphragm walls. Cofferdams. Static design of foundation pit timbering. Foundation pit dewatering.
Underpinning.

#### BHA001 / Building Constructions 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 7 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The course is to introduce the history and development of the civil engineering industry to the student. It’s to teach students about the building code and accompanying decrees, local standards, nomenclature, structural systems, etc. Students are to gain information about loads and forces as well alongside ones regarding vertical load and non-load bearing structures, stairs, ramps, and others.

#### BHA006 / Building Constructions 3 (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The course continues with deepening of fundamental knowledge in the field of building design. It focuses on roofs, describes various types of roofs, applicable materials, principles of design, etc. The course also introduces building envelopew, their types and variants with regard to elimination of heat losses.

#### BHA007 / Introduction to Buildings‘ Design 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Methods of building design with the consideration of an architectural concept - building typology and layout arrangement requirements. Acceptance of valid standards and regulations. The application of architectural and structural design principles, present economic relations, energy efficiency requirements and environmental demands. Design principles for barrier-free residential houses and their neighbouring outdoor spaces. Design of residential houses is completed in practical classes.

#### BHA008 / Building Constructions 4

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

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.

#### BHA009 / Fire Safety of Buildings

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The conception of this subject enables a basic overview through the fire safety of industrial and non-industrial objects including specific designs of residential, medical and agricultural buildings and assembly halls and areas. The main requirements of the design of buildings with respect to the fire safety are: fire protective properties of building materials, determination of fire characteristics, methods of the fire risk determination considering the demands on building constructions, ways of improvement of fire protective characteristics of building materials and structures, solution and design of escape routes, determination of areas with fire risk, fire control equipment. This basic information abou fire protective requirements is fundamental for the building design process. The technical report of the fire safety design of buildings which is the part of the documentation could be completed. The acquired knowledge is aplicated during the completion of a project documentation in the subject Specialized project.

#### BHA010 / Project – Building Constructions (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Throughout the practices of this particular course the students are to work on part of the building design documentation for building permit application of an individually assigned building. The drawings and reports they make should respect the latest amendments of Building code and accompanying decrees as well as the latest standards. The individually assigned building should have the following parameters: detached or semi-detached object, simple layout, partial or full basement, at least 2 above ground storeys. Thus, it can handle about a detached or semi-detached house with or without a premise, a residential building, etc. While the students are working on the building design documentations (drawings, reports) they are to demonstrate their knowledge regarding building construction, structural mechanics, building physics, … - therefore the knowledge they obtained by studying at the university. Albeit that’s not all, with this approach the students will acquire some skills which are going to be helpful to them while working on their final works, i.e. on their bachelor projects, as well as when they are going to be employed. In general, some skill related to individual work or work in groups.

#### BHB002 / Computer Graphics (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Main goal is to acquaint students with creation of 2D drawing documentation, as well (for advanced students) with creation of 3D model based on specific house plans. Output of this subject is printed drawing meeting the standards of ČSN 013420. Advanced students will create a 3D model of a particular house in form of visualisation.

#### BHB004 / Building Constructions 2 (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The course follows up previous courses and its aim is to deepen the knowledge of students in the field of building design. It’s mainly focused on the design of horizontal load-bearing structures and foundations. While at the exact same time it’s expected to teach students about substructure, damp proof course, expansion joints and about protection against radon gas activity, among others.

#### BHB005 / Thermal engineering

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Thermal resistance of the structure.
Thermal transmittance.
Surface temperature of the budilding structure.
Temperature evaluation in the structure.
Average thermal transmittance if the building envelope.
Interstitial condensation and evaporation.
Thremal stability of the room.
Air permeability of the building envelope.

#### BHB011 / Acoustics and Daylighting

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The course presents fundamentals in room acoustics and daylighting in buildings. Knowledge of this subject will be practically used for the following study - in seminars, projects and master degree projects.

#### BHB012 / Bachelor Seminar (S-PST)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The content of the course is focused on the final, bachelor work of the students. Throughout the course the students will have to create a part of building design documentation for construction purposes. This documentation is to comply the building design documentation decree, particularly parts A, B, C, D, whereas in case of part D the attention should be on points D.1.1 and D.1.3. The documentation should be created for the building assigned individually to the student by the supervisor. It is to handle about a bigger family residence, or a family residence with a complicated disposition or with complicated foundation possibilities. As well it might handle about a family residence with an administrative space or a residential building. Nonetheless the building of choice must have a full or a partial basement. While working on the building design documentation students are bound to think about structural solution, energy saving and thermal protection, building acoustics and daylighting, fire safety, and many more aspects related to building design. Students are to apply the knowledge they obtained by attending the university to their fullest. The outputs of the course as expected to be finished in a CAD software. By successfully passing the course the students will be able to work individually just as much than in groups, and will be prepared for engineering practice and Master level studies.

#### BHB013 / Failures and Reconstruction

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

It deals mainly about the focus of the present state of the buildings, the construction- technical and historic research, identification of failures by the external symptoms and basic methods for their removal. The subject deals with the creation of the drawing documentation of reconstructed buildings. Students will learn about the development of building industry laws in Bohemia and Moravia and about building construction systems and principles at of standards and design regulations.

#### BHB014 / Specialized Project (S-PST)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 6 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The content of the course is focused on particular topics related to the bachelor works of the students attending the course. They are to solve issues related to energy saving and thermal protection of buildings (i.e. assessment of thermal resistance and conductivity designed structures, building envelope), fire safety, building acoustics and daylighting. At the exact same time students are to work on the visual aspects of the building in question, including terrain changes, etc. These topics are to be solved for a simple building with a partial or full basement assigned to the students by their supervisors (detached or semi-detached house with or without an administrative space, residential building, etc.). The outputs of the course as expected are a set of reports and a poster.

#### BIA001 / Building Materials

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Testing

Basic information about structure, basic properties of building materials and their use as building materials.
Testing methods of physical-mechanical properties and durability with focus on destructive methods. Basic deformational characteristics of building materials and their monitoring.
Properties of building materials: stone, aggregate, binder, concrete, mortar, building ceramics, metal, timber, high molecular matters, bitumens, insulating materials, composite materials.
Practical laboratory tests of selected building materials with individual tasks for individual students including elaboration of records about the tests.

#### BIA002 / Testing and Technology

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Testing

The content of the subject is divided into two specialized sections:
1) Testing in civil engineering and
2) Technology of concrete and silicate production.
Requirements for building materials according to the EU directive on building products and the system of tests of materials, segments and constructions.
Division of tests into certificate tests and checking tests, destructive and non-destructive.
Regression relations and statistic evaluation of results.
Essentials of non-destructive testing methods and their application in laboratories (electro-acoustic, magnetic and hardness non-destructive measurement methods).
Radiometric methods of the detection of reinforcement location, volume mass and moisture of bulk materials and radon in buildings.
Technology of concrete production. Types and components of concrete.
Fresh concrete processing, concrete hardening and curing.
Basic findings about production and usage of silicate products.

#### BLA001 / Members of Concrete Structures

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

Concrete members. Structural characteristic of concrete. Concrete reinforcement and its bond with concrete. Basic principles of design. Durability of concrete structures.
Design of reinforced concrete members for bending and shear force - ultimate and serviceability limit states, detailing. Design of reinforced concrete members for axial force and bending moment. Principles of concrete members design subject to other effect of the load. Design of members from plain and lightly reinforced concrete.
Simple concrete members – one way reinforced slabs, beams, girders, lintels, cantilevered structures, columns and stairs.

#### BLA002 / Concrete Structures 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits

Reinforced concrete monolithic structures – one- and multi-storey frame structures and their structural elements. Design principles of cast-in-place foundation structures – wall footing, strip, grid and mat foundation.
Dimensioning reinforced concrete members considering theirs limit serviceability.
Two-ways slabs – edge supported. Circular and annular slabs. Two-way ribbed and cassette slabs. Wall beams – simple and continuous.
Construction and expansion joints in concrete structures. Realisation and control of concrete structures.

#### BLA003 / Concrete Structures 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits

Reinforced concrete monolithic two-way slabs locally supported.
Precast structures – halls, skeletons, buildings from flat and spatial units. Type of units. Arrangement and details of connections. Calculation of precast units and structures, joint members, anchorages and mounting lugs. Spatial rigidity. Special units and structures. Design and application of composite structures on constructions of structural engineering.
Selected structures of civil engineering – storages, tanks. Design principles of prestressed concrete members.

#### BLA004 / Masonry Structures (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

History, types and trends of development of masonry structures and their design. Materials for masonry structures. Strength and deformation of masonry. Analyses of buckling and eccentricity effects.
Single-layer non-reinforced walls and piers. Ultimate limit states. Analyses of the basic loads masonry structures. Serviceability limit states.
Structural systems of masonry constructions. Masonry arches. Design of horizontal structures from shaped masonry bricks. Reinforced and prestressed masonry. Simlified design methods. Fire resistance assesment.
Reconstructions and strengthening of masonry structures.

#### BOA001 / Engineering and Transport Structures

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

History, progress and importance of engineering structures in civil engineering
Basic types of building and engineering structures and their general characteristics.
Building materials – material properties from the viewpoint of usage in building structures, basic material characteristics.
Concrete and masonry structures, metal and timber structures – basic types, dispositional and structural design, significant structural details.
Basis of design and computer modelling of engineering structures.
Concrete and steel bridges and timber footbridges, masonry bridges and vaults: overview of types.
Transportation history, categorization, social aspects, transportation advantages and disadvantages. Integrated transport systems. Transportation terminology and basic concepts.
Railway transport charakteristic, basic concepts, alignment and profile of the line, permanent way and subgrade. Railway station.
Airports.

#### BOA002 / Members of Metal Structures

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

Basics of metal bearing structure design and realization problems. Advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, situation and prospects in the branch.
Material and selection of structural members.
Principles and rules of reliability approach in steel structures, allowable and ultimate limit state design methods. Probabilistic approach in steel structures.
Geometric and static characteristics of open and closed cross-sections of thin-walled steel members.
Connections of metal structures – principles of structural design (bolted, frictional and welded connections).
Tensile members. Bending – elastic and plastic action.
Simple and warping torsion of thin-walled open and closed cross-section members.
Stability and buckling resistance of compression members of solid and composed section.
Lateral buckling.
Members subject to tension and bending, compression and bending stress.
Global and local stability problems. Load-bearing capacity of thin-walled members.
Repeated load resistance of steel structures. Factors affecting steel fatigue strength.

#### BOA003 / Timber Structures (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

Historical development of timber structures, view of timber application in structures. Properties of wood and wood-based materials for structural purposes. Standards for structural design.
Limit states and rules of computer modelling. Basic types of strain of timber members and their verifying.
Fasteners – mechanical connections, glued connections.
Plane solid and truss structures – girders, frames, and arches. Rules of structural design and theoretical analysis.
Spatial structures – laminated structures, spatial trusses, ribbed domes, vaults and shells.
Timber bridges and footbridges. Specialized timber structures.
Production and assembly. Protection and maintenance.
Principles of reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Examples of realized timber structures.

#### BOA008 / Metal Structures 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

Dispositional and structural design and loading in building process of metal-framed structures.
Design of industrial buildings.
Roof structures (cladding, rafters, purlins, girders, bracing, bearings, optional roof members).
Crane girders and material handling systems in industrial buildings.
Crane girder design for travelling cranes (rail, main girder, horizontal bracing beam, bumpers).
Transmission principles of crane girder braking force into substructure.
Bent systems of industrial buildings.
Design of web-plate and built-up columns, footing and column anchorage.
Spatial rigidity of industrial building systems.
Lateral (wind) bracing, bracing systems of buildings with socketed columns only.
Exposed and interior walls structure of industrial buildings.
Window and portal lintel dimensioning.
Production, assembly, maintenance and rebuilding of metal-framed industrial bearing structures.

#### BRB001 / Hydraulics and Hydrology (K),(V)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Water Structures

Basics of fluid statics – properties of fluids, pressure in a fluid at rest, hydrostatic forces on plain and curved surface, floatation
Basics of hydrodynamics, water flow in pressure pipeline systems.
Flow in systems with a free surface, in open channels and flow over hydraulic structures.
New finding in hydraulics of water structures.
Basics of groundwater flow, wells, collection galleries.
Basics in hydrology, water balance, precipitation, evaporation, surface runoff from watershed and its analysis, maximum and minimum discharges, M-day and N-year discharges.
Students will take the course partly in computational and laboratory exercises.

#### BSA001 / Waterworks Structures

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Landscape Water Management

History of waterworks engineering, organization of water management in CR and EU, The Water Act. Torrents, water courses
Water courses regulations, flood control, weirs, water courses restoration. Water abstraction from water courses, artificial channels, waterways, water reservoirs. Construction, arrangement and use of water reservoirs, ponds and purpose reservoirs. Watershed protection,land consolidation. Landscape restoration,landscape water management. Irrigation, drainage, municipal engineering, catchment of water sources. Water supply, water treatment, water reservoirs and water towers. Sewerage, sewage water treatment, sludge management, sewage water treatment plants, waste disposal, landfills. Balneology, water management research.

#### BTA001 / Building Services 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Services

Basic principles of design of sanitary facilities including pre-wall installation, design fixtures assembly, plumbing, and gas installations. The location of installations in buildings.
Basic principles of disposal of waste water from buildings. Hydraulics and design of drainage systems. Design of wastewater and rainwater drainage systems. Control runoff of rainwater. Sewer connections.
Basic principles of water installations. Designing of water installation. Hydraulics and sizing of water installation. Protection against pollution of potable water. Water heaters. Thermal insulation of pipes. Equipment for fire water supply. Water connections.
Basic principles of building gas supply. Types and characteristics of combustible gases. Designing a gas installation pipework. Sizing gas installations. Categories and placement of gas appliances. Gas service lines.
Internal electrical power distribution. Materials for electrical installations. Electrical connections. Conductors.

#### BTA002 / Building Services 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Services

Hygrothermal indoor climate. Concept of ventilation and heating buildings. Method for calculation of the design heat load. Heating systems, their features and continuity on internal environment. Determination of the thermal output of radiators and boilers. Design and dimensioning of parts of the system. Central preparation of hot domestic water. Fuel and energy for heating buildings. Heat sources in buildings. Principles of design of boiler rooms, engine rooms and transmission stations. The use of renewable and alternative energy sources and their impact on the classification of buildings.

#### BTA003 / Building Services 3

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Services

Basic problems to creation of indoor climate by HVAC. Selected physical phenomena, theory of wet air and his conditioning. Interior aerodynamics. Thermal humidity stress building. Natural ventilation. Forced ventilation and hot air heating. Systems HVAC. Cooling for air-conditioning. Heat recovery systems. Noise in HVAC systems and his attenuation. Application HVAC systems in civil and obytných buildings.

#### BTB007 / Renewable and Alternative Sources of Energy

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Services

Problems of primary energy sources and their application in systems of building services. Renewable sources of energy and their application in systems of Building Services. Systems for transformations solar energy, geothermal energy, water energy and wind power.Composition of phytomass and phytofuels and their energetic importance.Utilization of waste heat.Principals of combined heat and power production – cogeneration units. Renewable sources of energy influence on building energy consumption. Economic effectiveness of sources.

#### BUA001 / Informatics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits

Basic principles of operation system usage and management.
Cloud services.
Computer networks, Internet (principles, network protocols, Internet services)
Computer network security
Basic principles of computer graphics and image processing
Basics of typography.
Computer document processing using MS Word.
Advanced engineering computations using MS Excel

#### BVA001 / Economics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits

Introducing into theory of economics. Basic economic terms and relations. Supply and demand, market formation. Financial markets, money market,capital market, international money market. Macroeconomic theory, macroeconomic outputs, macroeconomic equilibrium, economic growth and business cycles. Economic policy, its targets and tools. Market of goods and services, theory of consumer behaviour, theory of firm. Market of production factors.

#### BVA002 / Principles of Business Economics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

Area of civil engineering and the construction company, foundation, rehabilitation and the downfall of the firm
Activities in the construction company, organisation and production, outlet, sale, marketing
Investment activity in the firm, finances, taxes, construction orders and prices, contractual agreements

#### BVA004 / Financing of Construction Order

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits

Financial sources of the civil firm, own and foreign sources, short-term and long-term sources.

Firm’s property, the management of particular parts of the property and the coverage of the property from various sources. Structural order and its determination.

Budget. Monitoring of the costs connected with the order, the running of the structural order from the technological and financial aspect.

Financial sources for the order assurance.

Financial plan of the order.

The cash flow of the company and the cash flow of the order.

Comparison of planned and real state of the structural order from the financial aspect.

Evaluation of the differences.

#### BVA016 / Project – Project Management of Building Constructions 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits

The course is focused on the processing of documents for the project management of construction a concrete building by the investor.
It contains the creation of flowcharts in the course of project, structural plans, organograms, functional diagrams, plans of outputs, clearly and coordinating schedules in the form of network diagrams and Gantt diagrams, costs plans, deployment plans factual, personal and financial resources. Microsoft Project is used for processing. It also contains a plan for the organization of construction as part of the project documentation for the construction procedure, a proposal for a decision on the location of the building, a draft application for a building permit and a proposal for issuing the approval approval. Part of the documentation is the risk analysis of the project.

#### BWA002 / Technology of Constructions 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits

General foundation in the scientific field of the technology of constructions , analysis and principles of preparing construction sub-processes, principles of creating design projects for processes.
Construction sub-processes connected in particular with the main construction of building structures.
Principles of the staking out of buildings and built structures, principles of technological approaches and relationships during the performance of the technical stages of earthwork, basic lower structures, basic upper structures and the outer envelopes of buildings. Solution of the technological, spatial and temporal structures of construction processes, sequence of activities, level of preparedness of a workplace for construction, mutual dependencies and requirements concerning quality and safety – also with regard to the environment.

#### BWA003 / Technology of Constructions 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits

The subject follows on from Technology of Constructions 1 and covers the area of building processes, linked with the erection of constructions, interior and finishing work. Principles of the manufacturing, transportation and storage of prefabricated components. Preparedness of the construction site for assembly. Procedures used in the assembly of reinforced concrete and steel structures. Issues connected with interior and finishing processes, principles governing their performance, sequence of activities, preparedness for construction at the place of work, mutual relationships and their coordination. Quality and safety requirements, and requirements with regard to the environment.

#### BWA004 / Construction Realization

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits

The subject deals with preparation and manner of construction of buildings and building complexes. It is a complex process involving investment intention, its technical preparation, economic calculations, building permit procedure, building technology preparation and the resulting phase – the construction realisation. The subject dealing with a structure and coordination of preparation, partial and stage building processes into a complete and sophisticated system the result of which is a completed construction building or their assembly, i.e. construction.

#### BZA003 / Building Law

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

The law system of the Czech state. The building law as part of the system of administrative law. Building Act. Implementing regulations to the Building Act. Legal regulation of administrative offenses. Expropriation. Conduct of business by natural and legal entities in building industry. Basic employment relations.

#### NAA019 / Mathematics 5 (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits

Introduction to numerical mathematics, namely interpolation and approximations of functions, numerical differentiation and quadrature, analysis of algebraic and differential equations and their systems.

#### NBA007 / Applied Physics

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Physics

Porous structure of matter, sorption isotherms, hydrostatics of three-phase systems, Fourier and Fick equations of heat and moisture tranport, combined transport of heat and moisture in porous building matters, classical Glaser’s condensation model, generalised Glaser’s condensation model.

#### NDA015 / Elasticity and Plasticity

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Structural Mechanics

Basic equations of theory of elasticity, stress and strain analysis in point, two-dimensional problems – plane stress and plane strain, axisymmetric problems, duality solution of the problem, energy theorems, variational methods, theory of thick and thin plates, theory of shells, static solution of foundation structures, models of soil, basics of elastic-plastic analysis, physical equations for elastic-plastic material with hardening, analysis of elastic-plastic state structures, the plastic limit of load carrying capacity.

#### NHA040-A / Introduction to Buildings‘ Design 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Elementary architectural and structural design principles of civil buildings. Rooms and floor areas requirements, building volume and zones, cardinal point orientation, operation schemes, interiors equipments and furniture.

Respect for applicable ordinances, regulations, standards. Application of current requirements for economy, energy efficiency of buildings and environmental protection. Requirements for barrier-free design of buildings and accessibility to them.

#### NHB041 / Computer Aided Building Physics Application

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Real recovery software for Building Physics in the design and construction assessment in accordance with applicable legislation.
In particular, the assessment of structures in terms of thermal and acoustic techniques
Verification of thermal comfort, sound and light microclimate of buildings.
The calculation and design is to optimize the structural design of the building envelope and the doors and windows, including the resolution of structural details.

#### NHB042 / Saving and Building Adaptation

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Building-physical and building-technical relation valid for saving moisture masonry, rising damp causes of old building objects, building-technical survey and its evaluation, methody for reduce masonry humidity, project documentation for saving building, problems with bacis structure protection against radon infiltration. Solving question about wood construction protection against biological faktors in particular in ralation to reconstruction objects. Partition reconstruction problems,ceiling, chimney reconstruction and renovation.

#### NHB043 / Diploma Seminar (S-PST)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

In the course of the seminar, the student will prepare a part of the project documentation for the specified building of the public building. When designing the project documentation, emphasis is placed on arranging the disposition of the object to be solved in connection with the operating conditions and the design of a suitable structural system of the building including the assessment of the stability of the supporting structures. As part of the design of the public construction, the student also deals with fire safety, building protection, noise protection and energy saving. The design of the student object demonstrates the ability to synthesize the information he has acquired in the previous objects of building construction, both layout, structural, architectural, but also graphical in drawing his design according to valid standards. By design of the structural system and structural elements the student also uses the information obtained in the specialized subjects dealing with the design of the bearing structural elements of the object being solved. Outputs (drawings) are completed in CAD programs. After completing the diploma seminar, the student is able to work independently on his / her thesis work and subsequently in the building practice.

#### NHB044 / Low Energy Houses

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Designing of Nearly zero energy houses and Passive houses with the use of passive solar systems. An introduction to the utilization of active solar systems and renewable energy sources. Students will be given a general layout of a family or residential house to adjust and design with satisfactory conditions. The balance of energy losses and gains will be calculated for the heating period as well as energy savings, heating expenses and calculation of the other technical indexes.

#### NHB046 / Sustainable Building

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Sustainable building represents a progress of building industry towards the achievement of sustainable development of society in terms of ecology, social-economy and culture. The basic principles and aims of sustainable construction are presented in the Agenda 21 document. This course deals especially with ecological and energy aspects of building and possibilities of environmental-friendly and recycled material use in building constructions. Students will become familiar with the multi-criteria assessment methodology SBToolCZ.

#### NHB047 / Selected Chapters from Building Constructions 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The aim of lectures are systems of flat, pitched and steep roofs. The course also provides an understanding of special systems of thermal insulations based on thermal radiation reflectivity and modern and unusual types of assembled roofing including solar roofing. The next part of the course will be aimed at modern waterproofing layers and thermal insulations and their connection to various types of roofs. The great attention is paid to construction details.

#### NHB048 / Selected Chapters from Fire Protection of Buildings

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Knowledge deepening of fire protection of buildings, mainly the issue of roofed atriums in civil buildings. Complex solution of non-industrial and industrial buildings, public garages, solutions of specific requirements for health and social service buildings, assembly areas, agricultural buildings, storehouses and telecommunication buildings. Basic knowledge improvement about function and design of fire protection facilities.

#### NHB049 / Structural Detail (S-PST)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Structural detail is one of basic connections between construction and architecture. The structure is a construction here, whose particular parts and elements are put together into the unit, which respects both static and architectonic aspects in general design and also in details. This is a crucial issue for total building interaction. Detail and structure are connected with many functional attachments. As the functional attachments we can mention: effects of internal and external surrounding influences, functionality and aesthetic, static and dynamics of a structure, optimal energy consumption, mutual relationships between details and the unit, technology and feasibility, reliability, economy.

#### NHB052 / The Course of the Building Design Process

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 3 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The realization of the investment plan represents many administrative activities for the developer. These activities are usually provided by invited specialists. Students will be acquainted with the individual phases of building permit.

#### NHB053 / Reconstruction and Renovation of Historical Buildings

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

Cultural monuments and all the older or heritage buildings need to be renovated in a specific way. It is necessary to acquaint with historical building technology and used means creating their construction, architecture and embellishment. The course content is aimed right at this so that students can familiarize with traditional technologies, construction and craft industry. Last but not least they also learn how to deal with employees of conservation institutes.

#### NHB054 / Specialized Project (S-PST)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 8 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

In this course the student shows the ability to to draw up construction and technical design documentation of the building, which is intended as the basis for the project execution stage. The text section describes the the construction site and technical solution bearing structures and supplementary works to determine energy intensity of buildings and fire safety too. Graphical part is processed pursuant to Act No. 183/2006 Coll. and its implementing regulations 499/2006 Sb. on construction documentation.

#### NHB055 / Selected Chapters from Building Constructions 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Building Structures

The course is focused on certain building types in the field of building design and special requirements put onto the structures of those building. Students are to learn about garages and parking places, single storey buildings, chosen commercial and agricultural buildings, and at last also about wooden houses. Students are to receive knowledge regarding architectural, typological and structural viewpoints of previously mentioned building types.

#### NIB011 / Modern building materials

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 4 credits Institute: Institute of Building Testing

Specifying the requirements for maintenance, repair and reconstruction from the point of view of used materials.
Evaluation of data obtained by diagnostic methods for materials choice.
Checking of materials properties with certificate tests.
Theoretic essentials of composite materials (particles and fibre composites).
Polymer-cement mortars and concrete, impregnation of concretes.
Permanent elastic mastics, their use and their significance in construction.
Glues of building materials and technology of joints.
Hydro-insulating materials and technology, additional thermal insulation. Preservation and replacement of reinforcement in reinforced concretes.
Dispersed reinforcement, wirecutted concrete, self-compacting concretes.
Materials for re-development technologies of reinforced constructions.
Seminary paper with individual task on choice of materials for re-development technology.

#### NLA022 / Concrete Structures (S)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits

Principle of prestressing. Basic concept of pretensioning and post-tensioning. Material properties. Pretensioning operations, technology. Post-tensioning operations, technology. Losses of prestressing. Equivalent load method, statically determinate and indeterminate structures. Response of structures subjected to prestressing, decompression state. Resistance of against cracks. Tensile stresses in the concrete after cracking. Control of crack width and deflection. Ultimate limit state, full stress-strain response, shear resistance. Design of prestressed concrete structural members and structural systems, analysis and detailing. Design of concrete structures exposed to fire. Methods and static analysis of strengthening of concrete and masonry structures.

#### NOA019 / Metal Structures 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 5 credits Institute: Institute of Metal and Timber Structures

Current trends in development of metal structures.
Rules of structural design of multi-storey buildings. Spatial rigidity, bracing and reinforcing systems. Floor and platform bearing systems.
Multi-storey building columns, footing and column anchorage.
Large-span roofing. Spatial trusses. Structural design of truss plates and grid systems.
Production and assembly of metal structures. Reinforcing, reconstructing and rebuilding problems of steel framed buildings.
Design of metal structures based on experimental results. Tests realization and interpretation.
Catastrophic events and their reflecting in design concepts of structural systems.

#### NVB025 / Construction Valuation

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 3 credits

Costs. Cost framework. Price information. Cost oriented price setting. Construction costs in Czech Republic. Participants in development. Work agreements. Negotiated prices. Costing aids. Construction costs. Overall cost estimate. Cost indicators of construction objects. Cost of construction object. Construction cost estimate. Data for cost estimate evaluation. Construction works costs. Costs of project preparation and engineering consultancy. Wage laws for engineers and other technical workers. History and evolution of costs in civil engineering in the Czech Republic. Basic knowledge of construction costing in other countries. Software for cost estimates. Prices of immovables.

#### NZB014 / Company Practice Psychology

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

The subject offer the basic orientation in practical soft skills used in companies, it raises the finding employment ability and graduate competitiveness. The subject continuously introduces to students the soft skills that lead the graduate effectively to carrier and personality growth.

#### VXC003 / Traineeship

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Faculty of Civil Engineering

#### VXC004 / Final Project

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 30 credits Institute: Faculty of Civil Engineering

The bachelor's project is delimited by the focus which the student selects at the beginning of bachelor’s degree.

#### VXC004 / Final Project

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 30 credits

The bachelor's project is delimited by the focus which the student selects at the beginning of bachelor’s degree.

#### VYA004 / English Upper-Intermediate 3

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: Revision of narrative tenses + used to and would, linkers, adverbs and adverbial expressions, inversion, distancing, unreal uses of past tenses, conditionals (including mixed conditionals), adjectives and prepositions. Vocabulary: Memories and summer jobs at a design office/abroad, work, history, reviews (films/books), work, history, reviews (films/books), expressions with the noun &apos;time&apos;, IT/software, money, addictions and obsessions, sounds and the human voice. Reading: Job adverts – a job I could do now/after graduating/my &apos;ideal job&apos;. Writing: Job application, CV and cover letter.
The content of the course is aimed at students who would benefit from studying and practicing B2 (higher Upper-Intermediate level) English with a native speaker, i.e. students who: wish to study abroad (e.g. with the Erasmus+ programme) or work abroad; want to prepare for the BY003 B2 level language exam (useful for Erasmus+); already speak English at a good Intermediate level and would like to improve; already speak English at an Upper Intermediate or Advanced level and would like to practice their English so as not to forget what they learned in previous years.

#### VYA004 / English Upper-Intermediate 3

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: Revision of narrative tenses + used to and would, linkers, adverbs and adverbial expressions, inversion, distancing, unreal uses of past tenses, conditionals (including mixed conditionals), adjectives and prepositions. Vocabulary: Memories and summer jobs at a design office/abroad, work, history, reviews (films/books), work, history, reviews (films/books), expressions with the noun &apos;time&apos;, IT/software, money, addictions and obsessions, sounds and the human voice. Reading: Job adverts – a job I could do now/after graduating/my &apos;ideal job&apos;. Writing: Job application, CV and cover letter.
The content of the course is aimed at students who would benefit from studying and practicing B2 (higher Upper-Intermediate level) English with a native speaker, i.e. students who: wish to study abroad (e.g. with the Erasmus+ programme) or work abroad; want to prepare for the BY003 B2 level language exam (useful for Erasmus+); already speak English at a good Intermediate level and would like to improve; already speak English at an Upper Intermediate or Advanced level and would like to practice their English so as not to forget what they learned in previous years.

#### VYA005 / English Upper-Intermediate 4

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: prefixes, modal verbs (permission, obligation and necessity), verbs of the senses, stress on important words, similes, gerunds and infinitives (complex look), expressing future plans and arrangements (complex look), giving opinions with adverbs, ellipsis and substitution, nouns (compound and possessive forms), adding emphasis with cleft sentences. Vocabulary: general knowledge and learning motivation, colours and art, health, illness and alternative medicine, travel and tourism, animals and nature, food and cooking, words often confused, emigration. We will practice the oral part of the VYA013 B2 level exam.
The content of the VYA005 course is aimed at students who would benefit from studying and practicing B2 (higher Upper-Intermediate level) English with a native speaker, i.e. students who: wish to study abroad (e.g. with the Erasmus+ programme) or work abroad; want to prepare for the VYA013 B2 level language exam (useful for Erasmus+); already speak English at a good Intermediate level and would like to improve; already speak English at an Upper Intermediate or Advanced level and would like to practice their English so as not to forget what they learned in previous years.

#### VYA005 / English Upper-Intermediate 4

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: prefixes, modal verbs (permission, obligation and necessity), verbs of the senses, stress on important words, similes, gerunds and infinitives (complex look), expressing future plans and arrangements (complex look), giving opinions with adverbs, ellipsis and substitution, nouns (compound and possessive forms), adding emphasis with cleft sentences. Vocabulary: general knowledge and learning motivation, colours and art, health, illness and alternative medicine, travel and tourism, animals and nature, food and cooking, words often confused, emigration. We will practice the oral part of the VYA013 B2 level exam.
The content of the VYA005 course is aimed at students who would benefit from studying and practicing B2 (higher Upper-Intermediate level) English with a native speaker, i.e. students who: wish to study abroad (e.g. with the Erasmus+ programme) or work abroad; want to prepare for the VYA013 B2 level language exam (useful for Erasmus+); already speak English at a good Intermediate level and would like to improve; already speak English at an Upper Intermediate or Advanced level and would like to practice their English so as not to forget what they learned in previous years.

#### VYA010 / English Upper-Intermediate 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: question formation, auxiliary verbs, comparative phrases, present perfect (simple and continuous), adjective order, narrative tenses.
Vocabulary: personal questions, health, illness and treatment, clothes and fashion, travelling, weather, feelings, adjectives, my university/faculty/campus, my study programme, e-mail communication with professors
Writing: comparing your study in the Czech Republic and a study of architecture /civil engineering abroad

#### VYA010 / English Upper-Intermediate 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: question formation, auxiliary verbs, comparative phrases, present perfect (simple and continuous), adjective order, narrative tenses.
Vocabulary: personal questions, health, illness and treatment, clothes and fashion, travelling, weather, feelings, adjectives, my university/faculty/campus, my study programme, e-mail communication with professors
Writing: comparing your study in the Czech Republic and a study of architecture /civil engineering abroad

#### VYA011 / English Upper-Intermediate 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: Gerunds and infinitives, past modals, verbs of the senses, passive voice, reporting verbs, clause of contrast and purpose, articles, uncountable and plural nouns, quantifiers.
Vocabulary: music and emotions, body parts, media, towns and cities, accommodation, my future house, science, studying abroad.

#### VYA011 / English Upper-Intermediate 2

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

Grammar: Gerunds and infinitives, past modals, verbs of the senses, passive voice, reporting verbs, clause of contrast and purpose, articles, uncountable and plural nouns, quantifiers.
Vocabulary: music and emotions, body parts, media, towns and cities, accommodation, my future house, science, studying abroad.

#### VYA013 / English Upper-Intermediate, B2 Level (exam)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

For this exam, the four optional subjects VYA010, VYA011, VYA004 and VYA005 are offered to aid students in acquiring the required knowledge and skills. The exam is partially based on the contents of the books New English File Upper-Intermediate Third Edition (Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2014) and New English File Advanced Third Edition, (Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2015), and partially on Cambridge First Certificate-type materials.
The exam is conducted orally with pairs of students and lasts 25 minutes.
The exam tests speaking skills such as interaction, pronunciation and the ability to construct connected sentences to give information or opinions on a certain topic. It also tests listening and reading ability, as well as grammar and vocabulary.

#### VYA013 / English Upper-Intermediate, B2 Level (exam)

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

For this exam, the four optional subjects VYA010, VYA011, VYA004 and VYA005 are offered to aid students in acquiring the required knowledge and skills. The exam is partially based on the contents of the books New English File Upper-Intermediate Third Edition (Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2014) and New English File Advanced Third Edition, (Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2015), and partially on Cambridge First Certificate-type materials.
The exam is conducted orally with pairs of students and lasts 25 minutes.
The exam tests speaking skills such as interaction, pronunciation and the ability to construct connected sentences to give information or opinions on a certain topic. It also tests listening and reading ability, as well as grammar and vocabulary.

#### VYC001 / Czech Language for Foreigners 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Summer Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

The course is intended for real beginners.
Grammar: conjugation of verbs in the present tense, accusative singular, and gender of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
Vocabulary: family, jobs, food and drink, telling the time and date,numbers 0 - 1000

#### VYC001 / Czech Language for Foreigners 1

Academic Year 2023/2024 Winter Semester 2 credits Institute: Institute of Social Sciences

The course is intended for beginner students.
Grammar: conjugation of verbs in the present tense, accusative singular, gender of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
Vocabulary: family, jobs, food and drink, telling the time and date, numbers 0 - 1000.