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University of Structural Engineering & Architecture
(VSU) "Lyuben Karavelov" - Sofia

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Degree program: Architecture, Curriculum 2014

Course: А-14 Building Construction 2

Faculty: Department of Building Construction and Architectural Structures

Prof. Dr. Architect Yanko Alexandrov -
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Architect Yuliya Ilieva -
Assistant Prof. Dr. Architect Plamen Genov -
Assistant Prof. Architect Lyubomir Gorchev -
Assistant Prof. Architect Dimitar Nikiforov -

Contact hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Self-study hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Pre-fabricated walls made from strip partition panels – heavy-weight concrete, light-weight concrete, gypsum concrete etc.
Light-weight interior partition walls. Immobile pre-fabricated walls, constructed via layered installation.
Mobile partition walls.
Wooden pref-fabricated walls.
Building elements related to walls. Chimneys – types, chimney vent pipes. Shafts and vertical channels for communication. Elevators.
Plastering and cladding. Painting. Wallpaper.
Expansion joints.
Skeleton frames.
Cast in-situ and pre-cast skeleton frames.
Steel frames.
Flooring. General characteristics. Classification.Requirements. Wooden and metal floor structures.Reinforced concrete floor structures:
a) cast-in-situ
b) pre-cast and cast-in-situ
c) pre-cast
Balconies, loggia balconies, bay windows, porches.
Flooring surfaces – requirements.Classification.
Stairs – definition, components, requirements. Parameters and size. Wooden stairs.
Construction of two-armed stairs. Cast-in-situ and pre-cast reinforced concrete stairs.
Escalators and ramps. Ballustrades – requirements and materials.


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