Course Details

Diagnostic methods in civil engineering

DIB023 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-K compulsory-elective Summer Semester 1st year 8 credits

New methods of building materials and structures testing, non–destructive methods (NDT) and their division, hardness assessment, strength of building materials applied in structures, radiometric measurement of weight density and moisture, radiometric reinforcement localization in reinforced concrete structures.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Leonard Hobst, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Building Testing

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basic methods of testing of building materials and building structures. The graduates will get an overview of the basic non-destructive methods of control and the conditions of their use.

Prerequisites

Graduate from faculty of civil engineering, knowledge of subjects specialized in building testing, diagnostic equipment, building survey and quality management.

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.

Forms and criteria of assessment

Student will prepare a seminar paper covering approximately 10 pages of text on the chosen topic.

Objective

Acquainting of students with latest flaw detection and other methods used for building materials and structures testing, seminar thesis elaborating with entries of suitable testing methods in relation to the diploma thesis theme.

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.

Lecture

3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1.–4. Entry and elaborating of retrieval in the field of building testing, especially NDT.
5.–8. Seminar thesis entry and its consultation.
9.–13. Final consultation, seminar thesis submission, oral examination.