Course Details

Construction Machines (R)

Academic Year 2024/25

NWA022-A course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIR Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

graded course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction to the subject. Basic information about the mechanization of construction work, construction machines and technical procedures. 2. Construction machines employed in work performed according to the main technical stages of building execution. 3. Acquaintance with machines and equipment for the production of building materials. 4. Special construction machines and equipment for the execution, repairs and the reconstruction of buildings. 5. Special construction machines for the execution, repairs and the reconstruction of civil engineering works. 6. Remote control of construction machines and equipment. 7. Machines and equipment for landfilling, recultivation and recycling. 8. Regulations, standards and ordinances applicable for work with construction machines.


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, compulsory


1. Introduction to the course and the requirements for its successful completion. Seminar paper – individual assignment – an investment plan for the acquisition of machines to perform work during a selected technical stage of the construction process. 2. Consultation regarding the individual assignment. 3. Assignment of exercise No. 1. Proposal of a machine assembly for the strucutre with varying usage of mobile and tower cranes. 4. Consultation regarding exercise No. 1. 5. Excursion to a building materials production plant. 6. Submission of exercise No. 1, consultation regarding the seminar paper. 7. Presentation of seminar paper – individual assignments. 8. Presentation of seminar paper, final test.