Course syllabus OCHD - Wood Protection (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Wood Protection
Course title in English:
Wood Protection
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1/1 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: Ing. Jan Baar, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Ing. Jan Baar, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Petr Čermák, Ph.D. (examiner)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Student is able to identify the form of wood degradation on the base of obtained knowledge and determine an effective protection. The next ability is knowledge of elimination of conditions for wood degradation by suitable methods during the production process or later treatment during the use of a final product.
Course content:
Introduction to wood preservation (allowance 2/1)
Abiotic factors degrading wood (allowance 2/1)
Chemical corrosion of wood
Atmospheric corrosion

3.Abiotic factors degrading wood (allowance 2/1)
Thermal degradation

Biotic factors degrading wood - wood deaying fungi (allowance 2/1)
Biotic factors degrading wood - factors affecting the growth of wood decaying fungi (allowance 2/1)
6.Biotic factors degrading wood - wood destroying insect (allowance 2/1)
Biotic factors degrading wood - factors affecting wood destroying insect development (allowance 2/1)
Wood natural durability (allowance 2/1)
9.Physical protection of wood (allowance 2/1)
Constructional wood protection (allowance 2/1)
Preservation of wood by chemical techniques (allowance 2/1)
Wood impregnability and permeability (allowance 2/1)
13.Wood preservation agents (allowance 2/1)
Sum up of all information and practical utilization (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Combined form
28 h
16 h
14 h
0 h
professional educational excursion8 h
0 h
preparation for exam25 h40 h
preparation for regular testing17 h
26 h
preparation of presentation
5 h0 h
writing of seminar paper
15 h
30 h
112 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
Participation on excursion.
Credit - 80% participation in seminars, 2 writen test during the course (the participation is compulsory, maximum points is 40, for credit is necessary to have at least 21 points), processing of measured data for seminar work and its defence in form of oral presentation. Credit is necessary to do an exam.
The course is finished with e-test.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
REINPRECHT, L. Ochrana dreva: vysokoškolská učebnica. 1st ed. Zvolen: Technická univerzita, 2008. 453 p. ISBN 978-80-228-1863-6.
REINPRECHT, L. Procesy degradácie dreva. 3rd ed. Zvolen: Technická univerzita vo Zvolene, 2001. 162 p. ISBN 80-228-1070-3.
PTÁČEK, P. Ochrana dřeva. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2009. 95 p. Profi & hobby ;. ISBN 978-80-247-2326-6.
REINPRECHT, L. Dřevěné stavby: konstrukce, ochrana a údržba. 1st ed. Bratislava: Jaga group, 2004. 196 p. ISBN 80-88905-95-8.

BULIAN, F. -- GRAYSTONE, J A. Wood coatings : theory and practice. 1st ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2009. 320 p. ISBN 978-0-08-093160-9.
Building mycology: management of decay and health in buildings. 1st ed. London: E & FN Spon, 1994. 326 p. ISBN 0-419-19020-1.
Timber decay in buildings: the conservation approach to treatment. Abingdon: Spon Press, 2000. 232 p. ISBN 978-0-419-18820-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-WI-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-WI-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/03/2019.

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