Course Details

Synergy of building materials

Academic Year 2024/25

DBB015 course is part of 4 study plans

DKA-M Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-M Summer Semester 1st year

DKC-M Summer Semester 1st year

DPC-M Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



8 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment


Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective


I. Advanced chapters from thermodynamics of building materials 1. Thermal properties of building materials. 2. Combined thermodynamic processes in building materials. 3. Surface and interstitial condensations in building structures. 4. Generalised Glaser’s condensation model. 5. Condensation problems of special building structures. II. Advanced chapter from building acoustics 6. Acoustic properties of building materials. 7. Moder methods of measurement of reverberation time (MLS). 8. Acoustis barriers designed by the method of Fresnel. 9. Acoustical specific features of theaters and concert halls. III. Current state of research of nano-structure of cement materials 10. Inner morphology of building materials. 11. Physical properties of cement C-S-H gel. 12. Modern research methods within the nano-structure of C-S-H gel. 13. Structure of C-S-H gel and its connection with physical properties.