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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Failures, Deterioration, Renovations

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124PDRE Z,ZK 4 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Eva Burgetová (guarantor), Tomáš Čejka
Tutor:
Eva Burgetová (guarantor), Tomáš Čejka
Supervisor:
Department of Building Structures
Synopsis:

Types of defects, symptoms, significance, criticality, causes, reason for failures,

Records of faults: origin, frequency, performance

Agencies causing deterioration, durability of materials, role of external forces, instability and deficiency of structures, failure patterns

Failures of foundation, walls and DPCs, claddings and roofs

Requirements:

124BUS2

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Approach to building failures

2. Principles and procedures of structural diagnosis

3. Investigation kits, visit to diagn. laboratory

4. Manifestation of failures,types of defects, reasons for failures

5.-6. Agencies causing deterioration of building materials, durability

7. Failures and remedial work of foundations

8. Failures remedial work of walls and DPCs

9. Failures and remedial work of vaults and arches

10. Failures and remedial work of horizontal load-bearing structures

11. Failures remedial work of timber structures

12. Failures remedial work of concrete and steel structures

13. Protection and rehabilitation of monuments

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

The student will be able to design and realize structural survey (site inspection, laboratory tests), to analyse and assess agencies causing deterioration and to design repair and rehabilitation of structures.

Study materials:

[1] Ashurst J., Ashurst N.: Practical Building Conservation, volume 1-3, ISBN 0-291-39747-6

[2] Hollis M.: Pocket Surveying Buildings, RICS Books, ISBN 978-1-84219-242-9

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:A-438

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A438
roomTH:A-436

16:00–17:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A436
roomTH:A-438

16:00–17:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A438
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-08
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24409205.html