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Course syllabus B1-SM2 - Building Materials 2 (FCE - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit title: Building Materials 2
Course unit code: B1-SM2
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (4 credits)
Name of lecturer: Ing. Valéria Gregorová, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak
Ing. Miriam Ledererová, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak
Ing. Alena Struhárová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Ing. Zuzana Štefunková, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak
prof. Ing. Stanislav Unčík, PhD. (lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject subject builds on the "Building materials 1". Student obtains encyclopaedical knowledge in the wide field that covers a whole range of building materials. The knowledge includes mainly all information on both the physical and chemical properties of building materials, processes of their manufacture, types of existing products and their appropriate use, and also information on the test methods and skills for determining properties of building materials. Students, after completion of this course are expected to obtain basic orientation and experience in the wide range of building materials used in civil engineering which are necessary for a BSc. graduate in his future professional career.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
• Hydraulic and organic binders (products, use and properties testing). Hydraulic and special binders
• Fibre cement products. Types, components, properties and use.
• Mortas. Mortars for building industry. Mortars for masonry. Characteristics and classification. Testing of properties of mortars.
• Concrete. Concrete mix design.Techological operations during production of concrete; mixing, transport, placing, compaction and surface finishing. Types of concrete for special use. Chemical factors affecting concrete.
• Leightweight concretes. Characteristics, manufacturing methods, product types and use.
Recommended or required reading:
SVOBODA, L. Stavební hmoty. Bratislava: Jaga group, v.o.s., 2004.
ROUSEKOVÁ, I. Stavebné materiály. Bratislava: Jaga group, v.o.s., 2000.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The subject consist of lextures and laboratoty exercises.
Assesment methods and criteria: The evaluation of laboratory protocols and the closing written examination.
Language of instruction: Slovak
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.

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