Course Details

Theory of Optimization of Building Materials Use

Academic Year 2024/25

DJB049 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


1. Introduction into problems of building products use optimization. 2. Problems of quality control and description of general properties of building materials and building structures. 3. The process of optimization – mathematical model. 4. Demanded technical properties of building materials and building structures. 5. Technological demands. 6. Vertical building structures. 7. Horizontal building structures. 8. Roof structures. 9. Surface treatment of building structures. 10. Products for external surfaces and external draining. 11. Durability of building materials – general principles. 12. Environment, the problems of building material recycling. 13. Economy and marketing. Energetic demands of building structures.