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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Diagnosis and Surveying of Historical Buildings

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
124DSHB Z 2 1P+1C English
Garant předmětu:
Eva Burgetová
Lecturer:
Eva Burgetová
Tutor:
Eva Burgetová
Supervisor:
Department of Architectural Engineering
Synopsis:

Course sets out key consideratons and implications which require structure assessment. The course provides an objective framework and methodical and systematic approach to surveying of historic buildings.

(structural diagnosis, preliminary and comprehensive survey,

visual inspection, site inspections, laboratory tests, investigation kits, types of defects and damages, symptoms, manifestation, significance, criticality, reason for failures

case studies)

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Principles and procedures of structural diagnosis, preliminary and comprehensive survey, standards, codes

2.Investigation kits, diagnostic methods

3.Site inspections, laboratory tests (methodology, criteria, observation)

4.Agents causing deterioration of building materials (role of external forces, instability and deficiency of structures)

5.Historic Survey

6.Inspection of masonry (walls, vaults)

7.Inspection of timber structures

8.Inspection of foundation, hydrogeologic survey

9.Moisture survey, inspection of indoor air quality

10.Identification of dpc and dpm

11.Content of the report, conclusions, evaluation of building state

12.-13. Survey of significant historical monuments, case studies

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. semestral assignment

2.-3. inspection in-situ (diagnostic equipment)

4.-5. laboratory testing and analysis of building material properties (mechanical, chemical, micro-biological)

6. professional excursion

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to acquire and deepen knowledge in the field of inspection and diagnostics of historic buildings. Emphasis is placed, in addition to agents causing deterioration.

Study materials:

[1] Hollis M.: Surveying Buildings, RICS Boks 2005, ISBN-13: 978-1842191927

[2] Assessment of Traditional Housing, BRE Watford 2001, ISBN: 0-85125-432-2

[3] Oxley R.: Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings - A Sustainable Approach, Donhead 2006, ISBN 1-873304-50-0

Note:
Further information:
http://kps.fsv.cvut.cz/DSHB
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
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
Tue
Wed
roomTH:A-833

08:00–09:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
roomTH:A-833

08:00–09:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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