Study programme

Physical and Building Materials Engineering

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: DKA-M Code: P0732D260025 Type of study: Doctoral Language of instruction: English

Awarded degree: Ph.D.

Level of qualification: doctoral (third level)

Awarded qualification: Ph.D. in the field of "Physical and Building Materials Engineering"

Form of studies

combined study

Specific admission requirements

The conditions for admission to doctoral study programs at FCE BUT are governed by the following regulations: - Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on universities and amending and supplementing other acts, - BUT Study and Examination Regulations, - BUT Statutes, - Directive of the Dean for admission procedure at FCE BUT for doctoral study programs. Any applicant who has successfully completed a master's degree program may apply. An applicant who has successfully complied with the admission procedure specified in the Dean's directive for admission to the DSP is admitted to study. At the entrance examination, the applicant proves: professional knowledge, results of his / her professional and scientific experience to date (during his / her studies or in practice), professional knowledge of a foreign language (English language is uniformly required at BUT). The applicant applies for the topics of the doctoral study and must be approved by the supervisor of the topic of the doctoral study.

Access to further education

The doctoral study program Physical and Building Materials Engineering is a follow-up to the follow-up master's study program Civil Engineering, especially the study field Civil Engineering Material Engineering, respectively. as well as other fields of study and nursing master's degree programs. After accreditation of the follow-up master's study program Civil Engineering - Building Materials and Technologies for this program.

Course completion requirements

final state examination, doctoral thesis

Organization and the rules for examination, assessment and grading

Program guarantor

Structure of courses

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA044 Doctoral Seminar 1 (FMI) 4 Cr
DYA004 English Language Tutorial for PhD Students 2 1 Cr

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJB045 Microstructure of Building Materials 3 8 Ex
DJB047 Theoretical grounds of fired building materials 3 8 Ex
DVB067 Price theory 3 8 Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DAB029 Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering 1 3 4 Cr
DAB030 Numerical methods 1 3 4 Cr
DAB031 Probability and mathematical statistics 3 4 Cr

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DBB014 Physics of materials 3 8 Ex
DBB015 Synergy of building materials 3 8 Ex
DCB010 Physical chemistry of silicates 3 8 Ex
DJB046 Teoretical elements of Composite Materials 3 8 Ex
DJB048 Theoretical fundamentals of silicates technology 3 8 Ex
DJB049 Theory of Optimization of Building Materials Use 3 8 Ex
DJB050 Theory of Durability and Concrete Rahabilitaion 3 8 Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA051 Doctoral Seminar 2 (FMI) 8 Cr

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DAB032 Time series analysis 3 10 Ex
DAB033 Applications of mathematical methods in economics 3 10 Ex
DAB034 Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering 2 3 10 Ex
DAB035 Numerical methods 2 3 10 Ex
DAB036 Numerical methods for the variational problems 3 10 Ex
DAB037 Models of regression 3 10 Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DBB016 Acoustic method for nondestructive testing 3 8 Ex
DIB022 Nondestructive diagnostics methods of testing materials and structures 3 8 Ex
DJB052 Environmental Systems of Building Materials Production and Utilization 3 8 Ex
DJB053 Concrete Rheology 3 8 Ex

2nd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA054 Doctoral Seminar 3 (FMI) 8 Cr
DYA005 English for PhD students 8 Ex

3rd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA055 Doctoral Seminar 4 (FMI) 8 Cr

3rd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA056 Doctoral Seminar 5 (FMI) 14 Cr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA057 Doctoral Seminar 6 (FMI) 14 Cr

4th year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DJA058 Doctoral Seminar 7 (FMI) 20 Cr