Course syllabus KOZA - Roof Structures (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: KOZA
Course title in language of instruction: Konstrukce zastřešení
Course title in Czech: Roof Structures
Course title in English: Roof Structures
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Veronika Hunková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Tomáš Mansbart (instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The aim of the course is the familiarization students with the design and assessment of structures forming the roof of objects.
Curriculum is focused on current construction of pitched roofs, the roof structure with the large span, the spatial structure roof and flat roof.
Analysis of the issue of the aspects of design and static, aspects of building physics, especially the technical aspects of heat and humidity, and aspects of fire protection requirements.
Course contents:
1.Functional requirements for roof, terminology, structures of roof clading, types of roof constructions. (allowance 1/1)
a.Functional requirements for roof, terminology.
b.Pitched and flat roofs and basic structures of roof cladding.
c.Types of roof constructions.

2.The construction of pitched roofs (allowance 3/3)
a.The design principles of pitched roofs, providing spatial rigidity roofs.
b.Systems of wooden roofs.
c.The construction of modern wooden roofs.
d.Construction of hipped and half-hipped roofs
e.Dormer windows and skylights.

3.Lattice structures (allowance 2/2)
a.Roofs with planar trusses.
b.Spatial trusses.

4.Flat roofs (allowance 3/3)
a.Flat roofs, priciples. Single leaf flat roofs
b.Double leaf flat roofs

5.Roof coverings and materials, finishes roofing. Structural details of the roofs. (allowance 1/1)
a.Types of roof coverings and materials, finishes roofing.
b.Selected structural details of the roof structures.

6.Building physic, fire protection and static analysis (allowance 4/4)
a.Heat protection, moisture problems.
b.Fire protection.
c.The calculation load on the roof structure, static analysis simple roof.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-Ability to work independently
-Basic computing skills
-Capacity to learn
-Professional knowledge
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Analysis and solution of technical problems
-Knowledge of basic general technical requirements for construction
-The ability to assess the dimension and simple design elements
-The ability to expertly describe the structures
-The ability to identify the basic methods and combined stress of structures and elements

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam28 h
     elaboration and execution of projects28 h
Total112 h
Assessment methods:
Credit and examination.
Credit condition will submit sub-projects of the various topics. Completion of course: written exam (lenght approx. 1 h, max. points 30, min. 16).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHAVÍŘOVÁ, Z.Dřevěné nosné konstrukce šikmých střech2003ISSN 1213-6212
RQSTRAKA, B. et al.Konstrukce šikmých střechPrahaGrada2013978-80-247-4205-2


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