Course Details

Building Services 1

Academic Year 2022/23

BTA001 course is part of 4 study plans

BPC-SI Winter Semester 1st year

BPC-MI Winter Semester 1st year

BPA-SI Winter Semester 1st year

BKC-SI Winter Semester 1st year

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.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Jakub Vrána, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Building Services

Objective

Basics of heating. Building thermo microclimate creation. Heat transfer by heating systems.

Knowledge

Student get base of heating systems in building. After graduation studnet will be able to do standard designs of heating systems having in mind layout and construction of buildings. Student will be able to use this knowledge for complex design of buildings.

Syllabus

1. Introduction to building services and sanitation installation, criteria for the design of sanitary facilities, facilities for concentrating the installation.
2. Assemblies of fixtures, mounting elements for pre-wall installations, traps, taps and mixers, flushing devices.
3. Basic principles of disposal of waste water from buildings, hydraulics and design of drainage systems, materials for drainage.
4. Branch discharge pipes, discharge stacks and ventilating pipes.
5. Drains, connection drains, cesspools.
6. Control runoff of rainwater, rainwater soakaways, protection against flood water, waste water lifting, pretreatment of wastewater.
7. Basic principles of building water supply, water demand, materials for water installation.
8. The location of water supply pipes, generation of domestic hot water.
9. Water connections, hydraulics and sizing of water installation.
10. Boosting, pressure reduction, water supply from own resources, protection against pollution of potable water, pipe insulation, fire water supply.
11. Types of heating gas, the categories and placement of gas appliances.
12. The basic principles of building gas supply, gas service lines, gas installation pipeworks.
13. Electrical installations in buildings, electrical connections, conductors.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of construction systems of buildings, foundations, vertical, horizontal and roof structures, principles of hydrodynamics, basic theoretical knowledge of direct and alternating current.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

5 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/253703

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction to building services and sanitation installation, criteria for the design of sanitary facilities, facilities for concentrating the installation.
2. Assemblies of fixtures, mounting elements for pre-wall installations, traps, taps and mixers, flushing devices.
3. Basic principles of disposal of waste water from buildings, hydraulics and design of drainage systems, materials for drainage.
4. Branch discharge pipes, discharge stacks and ventilating pipes.
5. Drains, connection drains, cesspools.
6. Control runoff of rainwater, rainwater soakaways, protection against flood water, waste water lifting, pretreatment of wastewater.
7. Basic principles of building water supply, water demand, materials for water installation.
8. The location of water supply pipes, generation of domestic hot water.
9. Water connections, hydraulics and sizing of water installation.
10. Boosting, pressure reduction, water supply from own resources, protection against pollution of potable water, pipe insulation, fire water supply.
11. Types of heating gas, the categories and placement of gas appliances.
12. The basic principles of building gas supply, gas service lines, gas installation pipeworks.
13. Electrical installations in buildings, electrical connections, conductors.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Entering, situation, treatment dispositions sanitary facilities.
2. Draft of fixtures.
3. Pipes and accessories of drainage - laboratory of building services, drawings of building services.
4. Sizing pipe drainage systems.
5. Floor plans, developed cuts of branch discharge pipes and discharge stacks.
6. Floor plan of foundations and drainage connection, developed cuts of drains including pipe connections.
7. Pipes and accessories of water installation – laboratory of building services, calculation of water demand.
8. Floor plans (water installation) and water connections, isometric scheme of water installation.
9. Longitudinal profile of water connection, pipe sizing of water installation
10. Proposal water heater.
11. Design and installation of gas appliances, floor plans (gas installation) and gas service line, isometric scheme of gas installation.
12. Longitudinal profile gas service line, gas installation sizing.
13. Submission project, credit.