Course Details

Selected articles from Building Structures (R)

Academic Year 2022/23

NHB056 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIR Winter Semester 1st year

The content of subject is envelope and constructions of buildings – external walls and roof constructions, their material and constructional variants – classical and modern options. Relating themes are external plumbing and roofing, placing and fixing of components in window and door openings.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Miloš Kalousek, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Building Structures

Objective

A design of the clear and specific flat or pitched roof above various thermal and moisture internal environment. Waterproof layer design of substructures. Knowledge of the detailed design and material design of terraces, roof parking lots, heliports and green roofs. The issue of details. A basic overview of the structural and building physics principles.

Knowledge

Knowledge od the design of the clear and specific flat or pitched roof above various thermal and moisture internal environment. Waterproof layer design of substructures. Ability of the detailed design and material design of terraces, roof parking lots and green roofs.

Syllabus

1. Design of foundation structures in complex foundation conditions.
2.-3. Vertical building envelope.
4. Design of stairs with respect to modern materials and construction systems.
5. Sloping roofs.
6. Flat roofs.
7. Hall buildings.
8. Energy legislation, energy performance assessment of the building.
9. Houses with near zero consumption, renewable energy sources.
10. Ventilation, airtightness of building envelope.
11. Sound insulation of building structures. Assessment of air and impact noise.
12. Room acoustics, sound absorption. Reverberation time in the room.
13. Shading diagram and insolation assessment. Daylighting of buildings, daylighting factor.

Prerequisites

Technical terminology, basic requirements to various types of building (functional, structural thermal, acoustic and architectural), basic knowledge about constructional systems, competence to choice of system commensurate with type of building, spatial stiffness provision of constructional system. Drawing knowledge of basic constructional types, competence of building drawings reading.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

3 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

graded course-unit credit

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/253114

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Design of foundation structures in complex foundation conditions.
2.-3. Vertical building envelope.
4. Design of stairs with respect to modern materials and construction systems.
5. Sloping roofs.
6. Flat roofs.
7. Hall buildings.
8. Energy legislation, energy performance assessment of the building.
9. Houses with near zero consumption, renewable energy sources.
10. Ventilation, airtightness of building envelope.
11. Sound insulation of building structures. Assessment of air and impact noise.
12. Room acoustics, sound absorption. Reverberation time in the room.
13. Shading diagram and insolation assessment. Daylighting of buildings, daylighting factor.

Exercise

13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Foundation structures.
2. Vertical building envelope and roofs.
3. Stairs and hallways.
4. Houses with near zero consumption, renewable energy sources.
5. Ventilation, airtightness of building envelope.
6. Sound insulation of building structures.
7. Control of assigned tasks and credit.