Course Details

Experimental Methods of Construction Survey

Academic Year 2024/25

NIB015 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIK Winter Semester 2nd year

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5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction – experimental analysis of structures and members. Reliability scheme and modeling of structures. 2. Mathematical and physical models of structure behavior. 3. Cracking properties of cement composites. Experimental methods of determination of cracking properties. 4. Experimental load tests. 5. Methodology of long-term monitoring of bridge structures. 6. Methodology of experimental verification of reological properties of concrete in laboratory and in-situ. 7.–8. Magneto-elastic measurement of stresses in prestressing reinforcement. Sensor calibration. 9.–10. Experimental and analytic means of time dependent analysis of structures.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1. Experimental methods for determining fracture properties of materials. 2. Experimental load tests. Methods of loading, sensing methods of static and dynamic variables. 3. Methods of measurement of relative strain - strain gages. 4. Methods of experimental verification of the rheological properties of concrete in laboratory conditions. 5. Experimental methods for verifying the reliability of the additional reinforcement elements supporting structures. 6. Method flat presses in the diagnosis of masonry structures. 7.–8.Load testing of ceramic ceiling panels CSD HURDIS. Methodology load test segment structure. 9.–10. Application of methods of non-contact measurement of strains in a tensile test. Monitoring the formation and development of cracks.