Course Details

Special Field Trip

CP004 course is part of 1 study plan

Ing. full-t. program nC > V compulsory Winter Semester 2nd year 3 credits

Excursion is organized as a joint action of the water industry. Except of a leader of the field trip further pedagogues participate, in order to provide an interpretation of a specialized expert. The filed trip is aimed to the nearest adjoining states – Austria, Slovakia, Hungary or Poland. Important water reservoirs, sewage treatment plants, swimming-pool premises, modern river basin regulations, tanks and ameliorative constructions are selected. Other objects are plants producing water management products.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Petr Hluštík, Ph.D.


Institute of Municipal Water Management

Learning outcomes

Student during a weekly excursion extend theoretic knowledge with practical visiting on water objects, structures, factories, companies and corporations. It is the excursion: wastewater treatment plant, water treatment, swimming-pool premises, line construction, modern river basin regulations, dams, levees, weirs, irrigation and amelioration of construction, ponds and fish farming, landscaping and more.
Other objects are plants producing water management products, where students will visit the working of the business.


Hydraulics and hydrology, Operation Research, Engineering networks, Chemistry and water technology, design of civil constructions, Sewerage Systems, Treatment of waste water


Not required.

Planned educational 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. Presentation of photos and video sequences of real water objects.

Forms and criteria of assessment

Mandatory participation in excursion, delivery of seminary works of exercises deadlines.


Targets of special weekly excursion is enlargement theoretic knowledge in field of water management and water structures. It is going above all about visits of water managements objects, firms and plants with specialized interpretation of specialists and workers applied in a given water management branch.

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

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Field work

5 days, compulsory

Syllabus of field work

Special Field Trip takes place on the first week of the winter semester at locations, that are selected by according to the orientation of individual water institutions. Special Field Trip is spread equally in full working week.