Study programme

Structural and Transport Engineering

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: DKA-K Code: P0732D260023 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 "Structural and Transport 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 Construction and Traffic Structures is a follow-up to the follow-up Master's study program Civil Engineering, in particular the study field Construction and Traffic Structures, 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 - Structures and Traffic Constructions 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
DOA036 Doctoral Seminar 1 (KDS) 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
DDB034 Theory of elasticity, plasticity and failure 3 8 Ex
DFB022 Soil and Structure Interaction 3 8 Ex
DIB023 Diagnostic methods in civil engineering 3 8 Ex
DLB040 Theory of Concrete and Masonry Structures 3 8 Ex
DMB019 Reliability of Road Structures 3 8 Ex
DNB018 Permanent Way Theory 3 8 Ex
DOB037 Theory of Metal and Timber Structures 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
DDB033 Structural mechanics 3 8 Ex
DMB020 Traffic Structures 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

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DOA038 Doctoral Seminar 2 (KDS) 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
DDB035 Dynamics of structures 3 8 Ex
DFB023 Underground Engineering 3 8 Ex
DIB024 Radiation methods in civil engineering 3 8 Ex
DLB041 Modelling of Structures 3 8 Ex
DMB021 Environment and road design 3 8 Ex
DNB019 Railway Substructure Theory 3 8 Ex
DOB039 Theory of Composite Steel-Concrete Structures 3 8 Ex

2nd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DOA040 Doctoral Seminar 3 (KDS) 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
DOA041 Doctoral Seminar 4 (KDS) 8 Cr

3rd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DOA042 Doctoral Seminar 5 (KDS) 14 Cr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DOA043 Doctoral Seminar 6 (KDS) 14 Cr

4th year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DOA044 Doctoral Seminar 7 (KDS) 20 Cr