Course Details

Labour Engineering

Academic Year 2022/23

BVB003 course is part of 2 study plans

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

Work. Information about work. Work in the productive process. Classifications in the civil engineering. The study of work. Work sciences. Working engineering. Management and its historical development. Working system. Organisation of work in the space and in the time. Measuring of work. Standardisation of human work. Standardisation of machines works. Standardisation of material, energy and fuel consumption. Remuneration. Wage theory. Wage functions. Wage categories. Wage forms. System of wages. Work evaluation. Wage accounting. Indexes for wages and work. Working hour’s fund. Productivity of work. Work legislation. Ergonomic. Working load and strain. Working surroundings. Working conditions. Work intensity. Working motivation theory. Categorisation of work. Health protection. Safety at work. Working medicine.
Labor market. Employment. The mobility of the workforce. Labour offices.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Alena Tichá, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Structural Economics and Management

Objective

To get knowledge about labour engineering and economy of work in civil engineering, espe-cially knowledge and basic skills of work, material, machines and equipment standardization and of remuneration and wages with respect to construction industry. To acquire practical experience at case study processing about standardization and remuneration in concrete con-struction firm. To acquire skills about practical use of statistical classification and coding for further work with information in civil engineering.

Knowledge

Knowledge about labour engineering and economy of work in civil engineering.

Syllabus

1. Introduction. Basic terms. Work sciences.
2. Statistical classifications.
3. Work. Study of work. Organisation of work.
4. Standardisation of work. Measuring of work.
5. Standardisation of machines works. Standardisation of material, energy and fuel consumption.
6. Remuneration. Wage theory.
7. Remuneration. Work legislation.
8. Remuneration. Wages and salaries.
9. Wage accounting. Wage evidence.
10. Work and wages indexes.
11. Safety at work.
12. Ergonomic. Labour market. State social support.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of construction technology and labour problems. Knowledge of fundamental construction firm economy with respect to production. Knowledge of production factors and working system with respect to labour, machinery, equipment and material in civil engineering.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

4 credits

Semester

summer

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

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/255732

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Introduction. Basic terms. Work sciences.

2. Statistical classifications.

3. Work. Study of work. Organisation of work.

4. Standardisation of work. Measuring of work.

5. Standardisation of machines works. Standardisation of material,

energy and fuel consumption.

6. Remuneration. Wage theory.

7. Remuneration. Work legislation.

8. Remuneration. Wages and salaries.

9. Wage accounting. Wage evidence.

10. Work and wages indexes.

11. Safety at work.

12. Ergonomic. Labour market. State social support.

Exercise

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1.–2. Introduction. Order of case study. Classifications.

3.–4. Standardisation of work. Research methods. Calculation methods.

5.–6. Standardisation of material consumption. Standardisation of machines.

7.–8. Wages and salaries.

9.–10. Wages and salaries.

11.–12. Presentation of case study. Credit test.