223-0077/02 – Chemistry and Building materials (CHSH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Building Materials and Diagnostics of StructuresCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vlastimil Bílek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vlastimil Bílek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAM0015 Ing. Markéta Bambuchová
BIL0077 doc. Ing. Vlastimil Bílek, Ph.D.
BUJ020 Ing. David Bujdoš
KHE0007 Ing. Filip Khestl, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basic properties of building materials, their composition, structure and also with their physico-mechanical properties. At the same time, they get to know with building material binders and the foundations of the most common building materials such as concrete or ceramics.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs

Summary

The subject represents one of bases of study on FAST VSB-TU Ostrava. Students obtain basic information focused on properties of building materials, their composition, structure and physical-mechanical properties. Next part represents binders and silicate construction materials, especially concrete technology and ceramic.

Compulsory literature:

Aitcin, P.-C.: High-Performance Concrete, Spon Press, 1985 Collepardi, M.: The New Concrete, ENCO s.r.l. 2006 Kosmatka, S. H. and Wilson, M. L. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th edition. 2016. Portland Cement Association. ISBN 978-0893122775. 520 p.

Recommended literature:

Journals: Cement-Wapno-Beton.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Study results are verified in both written and oral form.

E-learning

Other requirements

The minimum attendance rate required is 70% or above. Absence of up to 30% must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher. Requirements will be specified by the teacher at the beginning of the semester. Submission of assignments within the deadlines set by the teacher is required for credit obtaining.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Introduction to chemistry (elements, substences, bonding, pH,...) phase and phase transformations, chemistry of water, history of binders, lime, gypsum and gypsum binders, hydraulic lime, portland cement, special cements, alkali activated materials. Introduction to concrete technology, mineral and chemical admixtures, compounds of concrete, design of concrete, shrinkage of concrete, durability of concrete, light-weight concrete.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Obligatory participation in exercises with the absence of max. 30%, completion of assigned tasks, passing the exam

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering K English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS Bc.-Mgr. 2021/2022 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block