Course Details

Radiation methods in civil engineering

DIB024 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-K compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-K compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-K compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-K compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

The use of radiometric methods for measuring the density and humidity of building materials. Design and realization of shielding structures against the effects of ionizing radiation. Radiographic investigation of the course of reinforcement in reinforced concrete structures and pre-stressed concrete structures.

Course Guarantor

prof. Ing. Leonard Hobst, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Building Testing

Learning outcomes

The aim of the subject is to acquaint students with the use of ionizing radiation in the building industry. Graduates will be able to consider the possibilities of using radiometric and radiographic methods in the building industry and will have basic knowledge about technical protection against the effects of ionizing radiation.

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

Students prepare and defend the seminar work on the chosen topic in the length of about 10 pages.

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. Assignment and processing of research in the field of radiation methods in the building industry.
5.–8. Seminar thesis entry and its consultation.
9.–13. Final consultation, seminar thesis submission, oral examination.