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Course Description

Compulsory Courses - 2011

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-1 Complex mechanization and automation of building production

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assistant Prof. Eng. Petar Buchkov

Contact hours: 30h, 22h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.5h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 3

Nature of technological operations as objects of mechanized and automated execution. Degree of mechanized and automated execution. Principles of complex machines assembly and sizing. Performance of typical, special and unique lifting and construction operations with modern machines. Transportation of construction machinery. Sets of machinery, tools and auxiliary equipment for construction units and teams. Planning, management and accountability of the machinery work operations. Basic principles of construction processes automation. Construction processes automation in plants and machinery located on site. Methods of analysis and optimization of machinery use. Planning of maintenance and repair of construction machinery.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-2 Materials and technologies for finishing works

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg

Contact hours: 23h, 15h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 3

Materials for finishing of exterior walls - panels, curtain facades, plates, etc. Principles of choice in design and performance. Kits for exterior / interior wall covering with requirements for fire protection . Kits for exterior wall cladding for weather protection - basic methods of performance - technological operations , tools, machines and sequence of performance. Products and technology for interior and exterior cladding of walls: stone , ceramic , wood , plaster and etc. Polymer, organic and composite materials for finishing works. Solutions for leveling of floors and floor coverings. Products and systems for the protection and repair of concrete structures. Basic requirements . Relations materials / fasteners . Practical solutions. Technological sequence of processes in the implementation of repair.  

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-3 Formwork systems and scaffolds

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ofeliya Lazova-Velinova - o_lazova@abv.bg

Contact hours: 23h, 15h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course assessments: 1

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 4

Formwork for the performance of walls and columns – elements, application,  design. Formwork systems for the implementation of slabs and beams. Props and formwork tables . Computer aided design of formwork and scaffolding - Programs ELPOS Peri, TIPOS Doka and etc. Formwork for the construction of buildings and structures with round walls and columns. Large dimensional formwork for buildings and facilities. Formwork for the construction of “cassette” floor structures. Climbing formwork for high buildings and facilities. Scaffolds - General characteristics and classification . Loadings and calculation of metal pipe scaffolds. Metal frame and protective scaffolds - planning and construction. Load bearing towers . Horizontal metal scafolds. Design of formwork with software ELPOS Peri.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Examination test.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-4 Technology for construction of buildings and facilities

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ofeliya Lazova-Velinova - o_lazova@abv.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg

Contact hours: 38h, 23h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course projects: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.5h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 6

Construction and engineering methods - characteristics and classification. Building casseting concrete floor structures and concrete flat slabs by shuttering a drophead. Buildings with climbing formwork in separate and simultaneous execution of walls and slabs Early striking of reinforced concrete structures in large-sized and lightweight formwork. Providing concrete structures for the stage performance. Construction of buildings and structures with embedded "planking" panels(front plate and front walls) Performance of thin-walled structures (shells) with a cylindrical and a double curve on a rectangular base. Construction of cylindrical tanks and domes Construction of chimneys, cooling towers and poles with climbing formwork. Self-climbing formwork systems with their own hydraulic mechanisms. Climbing formwork using cranes. Longitudinal movement of the merged blocks. Installation of high-mast tower facilities through: turning, rising, adolescents, and mixed methods. Installation of facilities leaf structures a sheet assembly through rolls making. Performance of prestressed reinforced concrete structures by strainning after concreting; continuous reinforcement and prestressing.

 

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-5 Technology for the construction of transport facilities

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Tepedelenov - george311249@yahoo.com
Assistant Prof. Eng. Borislav Milev - borislavmilev@yahoo.com

Contact hours: 38h, 23h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course projects: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.5h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 6

Basic concepts and principles in technology for the   construction of transport facilities. Technology foundation work. Special ways of foundation : pilots descending wells and caissons . Methods for concreting under water. Construction of the substructure of bridges . Construction of high pillars and abutments . Technologies for the construction of prestressed bridges . Manufacture of prefabricated main beams. Construction of the superstructure of bridges through: installation of mobile cranes , installation of cantilever crane farms inventory skeleton console movable scaffolding stroke ejection segment cantilever mounting cantilever . . Construction of the superstructure of steel bridges. Construction of the superstructure of bridges combined . Implementation of bearings and joints for bridges. Deployments of new efficient materials for the construction of bridges. Application of waterproofing and flooring

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course Project

Assessment method: Аssessment of Course Project. Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-6 Технологии за възстановяване и усилване на сгради и съоръжения

Contact hours: 30h, 22h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course assessments: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.5h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 6

No current information about this course.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-8 Production plants in construction

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg

Contact hours: 38h, 23h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course projects: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.5h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 6

Introduction to the course. Manufacturing of cement - technological characteristics, structures and schemes. Types, structure and operation of a plant for the production of cement. Technological design of line for the production of cement. Production of dry mixtures - technological characteristics, structures and schemes of the process. Types, structure and operation of a plant for the production of dry mixtures. Manufacture of aerated concrete. The production of aerated concrete - Technology for the manufacture of aerated concrete . Production ceramic products. Production of asphalt mixtures. Technological characteristics , structures and schemes of the process. Types , structure and operation of the Asphalt mixing part of the plant. Storage of aggregates . Storage of asphalt. Types,  technological characteristics of machines and equipment in the asphalt production plant.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-9 Masonry works

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Borislav Milev - borislavmilev@yahoo.com

Contact hours: 15h, 8h lectures, 7h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course assessments: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 0.5h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 5

Masonry. Technological characteristic. Basic concepts. Types of masonry.

Materials for masonry. Natural and artificial. Mechanical properties and brands. Execution of masonry. Delivery and storage of materials. Organization of work. Rules for building. Brick dressings Measurement and acceptance of brickworks Implementation of concrete masonry and aerated concrete blocks. Strength characteristics of masonry. Compressive strength. Basics of the European standard. Eurocode design of masonry structures. Strength properties. Acceptance of brickworks. Implementation of the masonry of ceramic elements "Wienerberger". Measurement and acceptance of masonry blocks.

 

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Course evaluation.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-10 Technology of insulation works

Contact hours: 23h, 15h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 4

Waterproofing in construction. Materials for waterproofing. Basic Principles for waterproofing. Roof and underground waterproofing. Details and specifications for waterproofing . Materials for application of  thermal insulation in construction. Thermal resistance of single-layer and multi-layer element . Performance of thermal insulation of buildings with expanded (EPS) and with extruded (XPS) polystyrene and mineral wool. Corrosion protection - primary and secondary corrosion protection of building structures. Sound insulation in construction. Fire protection of building structures. Behavior of building materials in case fire and high temperatures . Fire protective materials and coatings. Fire protection of metal, wood and concrete structures.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-11 Технология на инсталационните работи

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assistant Prof. Eng. Boris Nikolov - bnikolov@wss-bg.net

Contact hours: 30h, 22h lectures, 8h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.5h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 5

Технология на изграждане и саниране на улични водопроводни и канализационни съоръжения и мрежи. Технология на изграждане на дренажни системи. Технология на изграждане и саниране на водопроводни инсталации в сгради. Технология за изграждане и саниране на канализационни инсталации в сгради. Изпълнение на водопроводните и канализационните инсталации в сгради изпълнени по метода на сухо строителство. Технология на изпълнение на мълниезащитна и електрически инсталации, и специални слаботокови инсталации. Технология на изпълнение на газоснабдителните, отоплителни и вентилационни инсталации. Технология на изпълнение на климатични инсталации. Нормативи изисквания и методи за изпитване и приемане на инженерни инсталации в сградите и съоръжения. Съставянето на рационални комплекти от строителни машини, инструменти и инвентарни приспособления за ефективно извършване на инсталационните работи.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-12 Изпитване на строителни материали и изделия

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ventseslav Stoyanov - vensy.stoyanov@vsu.bg
Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Eng. Inavka Dobreva - ddiva@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Milena Mideva-Dimitrova - mideva@abv.bg

Contact hours: 22h, 15h lectures, 7h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 3

Закон за акредитацията, извършвана от Българската служба за акредитация. Процедури и правила за акредитация BAS QR 2. Междулабораторни сравнения и изпитвания за пригодност съгласно изискванията на BAS QR 18. Прилагане на стандартизационни и/или лабораторни методи за изпитване на строителни продукти. Проследимост на измерванията. Валидиране и/или верифициране на методи. Бюджети на неопределеността на измерванията. Протоколи (доклади) от валидиране/велифициране на метод за изпитване. Вземане на проби/извадки от строителни продукти и изделия. Подготовка на образци за изпитване. Процедури и начини на манипулиране. Избор на подходящи програми и схеми за сравнения при строителните лаборатории. Технически проекти за сравнения в област строителство. Осигуряване качеството на измерванията. Метрологичен контрол. Практически казуси.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-13 Health and Safety Plan at Construction site

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg

Contact hours: 22h, 15h lectures, 7h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Course projects: 1

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 0.5h

ECTS - 3

Labor Accidents . The main reasons for admission of accidents in the construction. Measures to prevent accidents in the construction. Law on Health and Safety at Work. Regulation № 2 on the minimum requirements for health and safety in the implementation of works. Risk assessment in the workplace (office, construction site, warehouse and production premises) .Health and Safety Plan. Instructions for design of  Health and Safety Plan. Design of organizational plan. Information sheet - contents and features . Gant plan, accident plan,  measures to ensure health and safety in the performance of works, list of controlled machines and equipment and of responsible persons. Schemes to ensure safe working conditions on site. Examples.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course Project.

Assessment method: Course project assessment. Written examination.

Electives - 2011

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.1 Комуникации и работа в екип

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

No current information about this course.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.2 Building codes

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lora Rangelova - rangel_fce@uacg.bg

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Nature of law. Legislative framework. State and municipal authorities. State and municipal property. Expropriation of real estate. Administrative law. Judicial control of partial spatial administrative acts. Types of constructions and parameters of buildings. Rules and regulations regarding the placement of primary buildings. Auxiliary constructions, farm buildings. Fences. Temporary constructions. General and detailed site development plans. Design of development plans. Investment research and design. Coordination and approval of investment projects. Building permit. Construction site procedures. Building right establishment and transfer procedures. Resolving disputes between parties in the investment process. Essence of labor code.

Instruction method: Lectures.

Assessment method: Assessment score.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.3 Computer aided design in construction technology

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ofeliya Lazova-Velinova - o_lazova@abv.bg

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Formwork for walls and columns – main elements and application. Design of formwork systems . Formwork systems for slabs and beams. Props and slab formwork tables . Computer aided design of formwork and scaffolding - programs ELPOS Peri, TIPOS Doka and etc. Formwork for facilities with round walls and columns. Climbing formwork for high facilities. Software ELPOS Peri - general information , basic commands , lists of commands. Create a new project. Create of cycles in shuttering of walls and columns. Desig of slab formwork with “ELPOS Peri” - systems Skydeck and Multiflex. Design of safety platforms. Copy an object created with ELPOS. Software TIPOS Doka - general information and lists of commands. Design of slab formwork with system Doka1-2-4 , walls and columns with system Framax and Frami.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written Examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.4 Construction of timber structures

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Material for the timber structures. Joints and connections in timber structures-types and performance. Timber beams - types and performance. Frame structures -types and performance. Joints in timber structures. Machines, tools and equipment for the production of timber structures. Plants for production of timber structures. Assembling of wooden structures. Design of plant for production of timber structures.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.5 Укрепване на дълбоки изкопи

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

No current information about this course.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.6 Dry Construction

Faculty: Department “Technology and Construction Management”

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Purpose and field of use of dry construction. Advantages and disadvantages. External, internal and installation walls. Furring of ceilings and suspended ceilings . Floor structures . Cladding of columns, beams , channels and etc. Panels for dry construction. Bearing structures. Door frames and windows. Connecting and supporting elements . Dowels , screws , nails and steel staples . “Quick” solutions . Materials for the connection of the profiles. Basic tools. Specific tools and machines. Dry wallboard . Dry furring  . Partitions walls. Details of implementation. Anchoring elements of the bearing structure . Elements of floating flooring. Implementation of the floating floorings.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

Degree program: Technology of construction works, Curriculum 2011

Course: ТСП-И.7 Conformity assessment of construction products

Contact hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Self-study hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Quality management systems for construction companies – purpose, structure, documentation requirements, management responsibility, resource management, product realization, measurement, analysis and improvement. Environmental management systems. Occupational health and safety management systems. Internal and external audit of QMS, EMS and OHSMS. Production control systems. Audit of PCS. Regulatory framework for essential requirements of construction works. Bodies in charge of essential requirements of construction works conformity documentation. Systems of conformity attestation of construction products and construction works. Internal and external audit of systems of conformity attestation of construction products.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Assessment score.

 

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