Course Details

Inspection and Documentation of Construction Processes

Academic Year 2022/23

NWB023 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIR Summer Semester 1st year

Activities connected with construction inspections, checking carried out by workers at production plants and construction supervisors, measurement theory, methods of field data collection, practical test procedures and quality control, evaluation of obtained results, comparison with valid technical standards, test evaluation type, presentation of obtained results.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Martin Mohapl, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Technology, Mechanisation and Construction Management

Syllabus

1. Issues concerned with the inspection of construction execution, related legislation, connection with ČSN standards, technical regulations and contracts for work, application of inspection and test plans.
2. Theory of measurement procedures, the physical basis of the digital measurement of non-electrical quantities.
3. Input quality control of materials and the readiness for construction execution.
4. Inspections and tests connected with the execution of ground works.
5. Inspections during the execution of the shell of a building’s superstructure.
6. Quality of interior and finishing work.
7. Tests connected with the thermal protection of buildings.
8. Documentation concerning procedures for performing inspections of construction processes.

Prerequisites

Knowledge is required from the area of construction technology; knowledge of the procedures for the execution of basic construction sub-processes and the connections between them is also important.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

3 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/254984

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Issues concerned with the inspection of construction execution, related legislation, connection with ČSN standards, technical regulations and contracts for work, application of inspection and test plans.
2. Theory of measurement procedures, the physical basis of the digital measurement of non-electrical quantities.
3. Input quality control of materials and the readiness for construction execution.
4. Inspections and tests connected with the execution of ground works.
5. Inspections during the execution of the shell of a building’s superstructure.
6. Quality of interior and finishing work.
7. Tests connected with the thermal protection of buildings.
8. Documentation concerning procedures for performing inspections of construction processes.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Principles concerned with the processing of measurement results and the evaluation of data, occupational safety training.
2. Acquaintance with mechanical and digital measuring devices (busbars, sensors), reading and measurement errors.
3. Measurement of the properties of materials embedded in structures, importance of input quality control.
4. Selected practical tests connected with ground works construction processes.
5. Practical inspections during the execution of the shell of a building’s superstructure, the geometrical precision of structures.
6. Determining the properties of bases and plasters, determination of moisture in masonry.
7. Inspection of the quality of interior and finishing work with an emphasis on the thermal protection of buildings.
8. Presentation and checking of produced assignments.