Civil Engineering – Master Courses


TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND SAFETY

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Main goal of the subject is to point out the correlation between road infrastructure and traffic safety – their interdependence. Students will acquire basic design principles of traffic areas inside (and outside) urban areas. In addition, students will get knowledge about safe road infrastructure design. During the course we will […]

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TRAFFIC FLOWS DINAMICS AND TRAFFIC DIMENSIONING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE During this course the student will be informed about fundamentals of traffic flow theory and methods for dimensioning the common types of intersections in urban areas. Starting with vehicle movement as a movement of mass point in the space, the theory of traffic flow cover the knowledge to understand, measure […]

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TIMBER BUILDINGS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The course covers the basic methods, models and eurocodes about structural design of timber buildings. Basic structural systems of timber buildings are deeply presented and compared to each other. All load-beaing timber and composite elements are analysed including experimental results and numerical studies. Main focus of the course is a […]

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SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT PLANNING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The aim of this course is to understand the mobility (as social and individual phenomena) and to understand how to develop the »soft« (non-infrastructure) policies and measure. Students learn how to integrate the vulnerable (also handicapped) people in modern transportation system. Students are involved into real world activities – they […]

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MATHEMATICS D (PDEs)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The course consists of two main parts: (systems of) ODEs (including some special families of ODEs and special functions, in particular Bessel functions and Dirac Delta and Laplace transform) and (linear) PDEs, including Fourier series (and Fourier transform) applications in mechanics. The calculations for the (individual) homework (see figure on […]

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BIM – BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE  The course introduces students to Building Information Modeling based on their previous domain knowledge (civil engineering, architecture & IT), which is evolutionary extended thru the problembased approach using interesting real-life AECO (Architecture, Engneering, Construction, Operation) BIM-projects (buildings and infrastructures including MEP (mechanical and electrical installations) and HVAC (heating, ventilation)) that lecturer participated in as […]

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SUSTAINABLE CONCEPTS OF BUILDING DESIGN

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The course integrates different aspects of sustainable building design; architectural & bioclimatic design, structural design, use of active techical systems within the building energy concept. The aim of the course is to qualify the students for the analysis and design of sustainabille buildings. The seminar work is based on a […]

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SELECTED TOPICS ON AUTOMATION IN CONSTRUCTION

SELECTED TOPICS ON AUTOMATION IN CONSTRUCTION The objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the potentials and the importance of automation in construction, to learn about key technologies, various automated systems, and the ways and requirements of using them in construction projects. On successful completion of the module, the students […]

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MODERN SURVEYING METHODS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Students will gain the additional knowledge of geodesy in particular knowledge of engineering approaches to solving the geodetic problems, such as: transfer the project from design into real life, calculating areas of land, calculating volumes of earth materials, increased accuracy measurement, LIDAR and GNSS systems, measurements on river profile, photogrammetry […]

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METHODS & TECHNIQUES OF TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The aim of this course is to understand the theory and practice of transportation planning process. In the first part methods and techniques of data acquisition (counting, tracking, interviewing), development of objectives and goals (brain storming, future search), development and assessment of measures (Delphi, SWOT), building of scenarios and evaluation […]

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ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Based on the desire to accommodate this increasing demand for transport and mobility in a sustainable and an economically viable way, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) have emerged. Hence, it is indispensible for transportation professionals and city planners to be aware of existing intelligent transportation technologies and their potential. In this […]

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EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE learning about the crucial methods for measuring of mechanical and physical quantities caused by static and dynamic loadings of structures, learning about basic identification methods of structures and about the necessary instruments, the introduction to a systematic approach to investigation of constructions   COURSE CONTENTS: general concepts concerning investigations of […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The objective of this course is to realize the significance of environmental management and its interdisciplinary role, to identify potential impacts of construction activities on particular environmental sphere, to understand expertise of possibilities and methods for reduction of construction impacts on environment and to acquire knowledge on principles of sustainable construction to integrate […]

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DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE  Students will learn how to develop computer programs in an object-oriented programming language that can be used to solve technical problems in AECO industry. The focus is on the development of own programs (desktop, web, mobile) and to extend existing software in the field of engineering with special focus on construction, architecture and […]

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BUILDING PHYSICS II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE   The course consists of the in-depth study of heat transfer using the diffusion differential equation and computer modelling of the appropriate problems. About a third of the course is dedicated to the study of diffusion equation and a few of its theoretical solutions with their practical consequences.  The rest […]

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BIOCLIMATIC CONCEPTS IN ARCHITECTURE

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Microclimate as a contextual generator of bioclimatic architecture from the human to urban scale is considered. Human-building microclimate, building-environment and building-building interactions are studies and principles of early design energy approaches are incorporated these interactions are discusses.   COURSE CONTENTS The course will cover the following topics: understanding of human-building, […]

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TEHNICAL GERMAN – ADVANCED

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE This course provides tools for academic writing in German. The course can be tailord to students’ needs, pre-knowledge and study area. Students will learn how to write a technical article and present it. They will do written and oral excercises, watch videos, talk and listen. Besides, students will repeat German […]

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TEHNICAL ENGLISH – ADVANCED

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE This course provides tools for academic writing in English. Students will learn how to write a technical article and present it. They will learn how to summarize, paraphrase and quote other peoples’ ideas and thoughts. They will do written and oral excercises, watch videos, talk and listen. Besides, students will […]

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SURFACE WATER REGULATION

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The student will gain fundamental theoretical and practical knowledge about basic principles of open channel hydraulics, river hydraulics, torrent hydraulics, sediment transport in watercourses and channel and bank protection measures. The student will acquire knowledge to deal with engineering design of regulatory actions on watercourses from design, planning and performance. […]

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SPORTS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Students can take part in different sport activites according to their wishes and skills. They will enjoy group games and individual exersices (figure above), and get to know the sorrouding by trecking the near-by hills (figure in the middle) under the leadership of sports teacher. Students will learn game rules, […]

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GROUND IMPROVEMENT

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE The goal of this course is comprehension of principles and usage of structure – foundation – ground interaction for design of exacting foundations, comprehension of safety and reliability concept in foundations, comprehension of geotechnical design directly based on results of field investigations and monitoring. Students capture and understand special foundation […]

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