225-0064/07 – Building Constructions I. (PS I.)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Building ConstructionsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jaroslav Solař, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jaroslav Solař, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FAB034 Ing. Radek Fabian, Ph.D.
KUB23 Ing. Kateřina Kubenková, Ph.D.
TES046 Ing. Jiří Teslík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Collecting of basic knowledges and skills in this branches: - Structural Systems - Foudantion Systems - Substructure, substructure waterproofing - Vertical Load-carrying Structures - Cladding, Masonry - Chimney-stalk and Ventilation - Non-carrying structures and partition walls Comprehension of basic ideas, correlations and its aplication by analysis of the problems.

Teaching methods



The content focuses on structural systems of buildings, masonry, prefabricated constructions, foundations and foundation engineering, incl. categorization of foundation structures, walls, partitions and protection of contructions against water and moisture, substructure. Keywords: structural systems of constructions, excavation and foundations, deep and flat foundations, walls, partitions, water-proofing, substructure.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Medan Mehta Ph.D., Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest, Building Construction: Principles, Materials, & Systems (2nd Edition), January 6, 2012, ISBN-10: 0132148692, ISBN-13: 978-0132148696 [2] Francis D. K. Ching, Cassandra Adams, Building Construction Illustrated, October 2, 2000, ISBN-10: 0471358983, ISBN-13: 978-0471358985, Edition: 3rd [3] B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and A. K. Jain, Building Construction, Publisher: Laxmi Publications (30 Dec 2005), Language: English, ISBN-10: 8170080533, ISBN-13: 978-8170080534 [4] Frederick S. Merritt, Building Design and Construction Handbook, Sixth Edition Publisher: McGRAW-HILL: New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Auckland, Bogotá, Caracas, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Montreal, New Delhi, San Juan, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Copyright / Pub. Date: 2001, 1994, 1982, 1975, 1965, 1958 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.,ISBN: 9780070419995

Recommended literature:

Recommended reading is the same required literature.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides to recognize the reason for the excuse). Tasks assigned on the exercises must be hand in within the dates set by the teacher.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Structural systems 2 to 5 Foundations, foundation design, surface and deep foundations, excavations 6 to 7 Lower basement construction of buildings, cellars, foundation wall waterproofing 8 to 9 The vertical structure, masonry walls and monolithic, structural adjustments 10 to 11 Cladding 12th Chimneys and ventilation ducts 13 to 14 Bearing structures, partitions

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2020/2021 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block

Assessment of instruction

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