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Course Descriptions

Name of course: -1 Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
. - Nikolay Manev - nlmanev@math.bas.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dafinka Angelova - angelova@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Dr. Silvia Boumova - silvi@math.bas.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 15h, 5h training practice, 10h tutoring,,

Assessment: written examination

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

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Complex numbers. Determinants. Matrices. Systems of linear equations. Linear spaces. Vectors and their application. Straight line in plane and space. Second - order curves. Plane. Second-order surfaces.

Name of course: -2 Mathematical Analysis Part I

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dafinka Angelova - angelova@vsu.bg
. - Nikolay Manev - nlmanev@math.bas.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veselin Kantchev - vkantchev@yahoo.com
Chief Assistant Prof. Dr. Silvia Boumova - silvi@math.bas.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 15h, 5h training practice, 10h tutoring,,

Assessment: written examination

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

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Functions and sequences of numbers. Derivative of a function and its applications. Undefined integral. Defined and improper integrals and applications. Series of numbers.

Name of course: -3 Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Frangov - office@stiv88.com
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Plamen Ivanov

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 65h, 6h training practice, 59h practical training

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Material structure of the Earth (minerals and rocks). Geological processes. Engineering and geological characteristics of rocks and construction soils. Assessment of hydro geological conditions with regard to construction. Engineering and geological analysis.

Name of course: -4 Technical Drawing

Faculty: Department of Building Construction and Architectural Structures

Lecturers:
Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Architect Yuliya Ilieva - yuliya_ilieva@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 15h, 0h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 4

Assessment: current evaluation

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

ECTS - 1

Course description:

Lines. Scripts. Graphical legends. Plans of a small building.

Name of course: -5 Descriptive Geometry

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. DSc. Johann Davidov - jtd@math.bas.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Velichka Milousheva - milousheva@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Radostina Encheva - r.encheva@fmi.shu-bg.net
Chief Assistant Prof. Cvetoslava Zareva - ci_zareva@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 15h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 75h, 10h tutoring,, 65h practical training

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

The three main methods of modelling 3D spaces on a plane. Monge projection. Axonometry and Perspective. Representation of plane and space objects. Plane sections and intersection of objects. Homology and affinity. Finding intersections of objects. Finding the correlation between the three models.

Name of course: -6 Geodesy

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Cenko Cenkov
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Stoyancho Miloshev
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Yordan Velinov - velinov@vsu.bg
Prof. Dr. Eng. Keranka Vasileva - linomi@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 35h, 35h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Surveying. Geodetic instruments in use. Methods of surveying. Topographic plans and maps. Geodetic functions in various stages of building.

Name of course: -7 Informatics

Faculty: Department of Informatics Visual Arts and Communication

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vanyo Georgiev - info@vanyog.com
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lyuben Lyubenov - lyubo_el@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Stoyanka Malcheva-Yakova - t_yacova@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Borislav Kozarev - boko-vsu@boko-cad.eu

Allocation of hours: 45h, 15h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 20h training practice, 10h practical training

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 1.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

DELPHI programming. Creating MS-WORD forms and circulars. Solution of optimization problems by means of MS-EXCEL. Diagrams. AutoCAD: basic commands and settings, layers, attributes, dimensioning, text, drawing up. Making a building draft.

Name of course: -8 German

Faculty: Department of Informatics Visual Arts and Communication

Lecturers:
Senior Lecturer Mariyana Trendafcheva - trendafcheva@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 0h lectures, 60h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 60h, 60h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, seminars 4.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Enhances and assimilates language knowledge, mastered in high schools. Develops skills for implementation of information from various literary and electronic resources as well as contacts with colleagues from other countries.

Name of course: -8 Foreign Language

Faculty: Department of Informatics Visual Arts and Communication

Lecturers:
Senior Lecturer Veselina Ivanova - vessyiv@yahoo.com
Senior Lecturer Antoaneta Dimitrova - tonnie_d@hotmail.com
Lecturer Nadya Mihaylova - nadiavs@abv.bg
Senior Lecturer Simeona Dzhubrova - s_dzhubrova@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 0h lectures, 60h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, seminars 4.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Enhances and assimilates language knowledge, mastered in high schools. Develops skills for implementation of information from various literary and electronic resources as well as contacts with colleagues from other countries.

Name of course: -12, 18, 31, 48 Physical education and sports

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Plamen Angelov - plamen1951@mail.ru
Senior Lecturer Kiril Kirilov - kkirov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 0h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 15h, 15h practical training

Assessment: No grade

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 1

Course description:

Rules, basic techniques and tactics of Volleyball game. Rules, basic techniques and tactics of Table tennis. Taxonomy, techniques and tactics of Football game. Basic physical education. Aerobics exercises. Rules, basic techniques and tactics of Basketball game.

Instruction method: Exercises.

 

Name of course: -9 Mathematical Analysis- Part 2

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
. - Nikolay Manev - nlmanev@math.bas.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dafinka Angelova - angelova@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veselin Kantchev - vkantchev@yahoo.com
Chief Assistant Prof. Dr. Silvia Boumova - silvi@math.bas.bg

Allocation of hours: 75h, 30h lectures, 45h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 10h, 10h tutoring,,

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 2.0h, seminars 3.0h

ECTS - 6

Course description:

Functional series. Functions of several variables. Elements of differential geometry. Double and triple integrals. Curve and surface integrals.

Name of course: -10 Building Equipment

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Ivanov - givanov.49@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Petar Buchkov - buchkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 6h training practice, 39h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Mechanical elements of building machines. Types of mechanisms. Internal combustion engines, diesel generators. Drive systems of building machines – hydraulic, electric and pneumatic. Excavators – backhoe, shovel, dragline, wheel and chain trenchers. Bulldozers, loaders, scrapers. Graders. Soil and concrete compactors, rollers. Asphalt pavers. Material handlers – mobile and fixed cranes, tower cranes, construction elevators and platforms, chain bucket elevators, hoist and winches. Pile drivers. Pneumatic conveyor machines. Hydraulic machines for longitudinal and transversal movement of construction structures. Mechanized equipment and tools.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Assessment score.

 

Name of course: -11 Chemistry in Construction

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Rady Ganev - radiganev@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 45h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 2, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Solutions and theory of dilute solutions. Metals, redox processes, electrolysis, corrosion of metals, silicon and its compounds. Reaction between the alkaline metals in the cement and aggregates. Halogenated derivatives, hydroxyl, thil, carbonyl derivatives of hydrocarbons. Surfactants. Polymeric materials. Film-forming agents.

Name of course: -13 Physics

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Dimitar Dimitrov - Dimitrov.d.a@mail.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivaylo Minkov - ipmincov@tu-sofia.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: next semester

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

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Mechanical motions. Physical fields. Mechanical oscillations and waves. Basic laws of thermodynamics. Electromagnetic interactions and waves. Electric properties of solids. Radiation and absorption of substances.

Name of course: -14 Theoretical Mechanics

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Corr. Member of BAS, Prof. Eng. D.Sc. Angel Baltov
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Petar Grekov - petar_grekov@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: next semester

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

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Axioms of statics. Reduction of a system of forces. Equilibrium of a rigid body. Systems of rigid bodies: “Gerber” girder, three-hinged frame, truss structure. Friction. Kinematics and dynamics of a material point and plane rigid body motion.The principle of virtual displacements.

Name of course: -15 Differential Equations and Mathematical Statistics

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veselin Kantchev - vkantchev@yahoo.com
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dafinka Angelova - angelova@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Dr. Silvia Boumova - silvi@math.bas.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 65h, 5h training practice, 10h tutoring,, 50h practical training

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Ordinary differential equations (ODE). Numerical solution of ODE. Systems of ODE. Partial differential equations. Elements of mathematical statistics.

Name of course: -16 Public and Company Relations

Faculty: Department of Informatics Visual Arts and Communication

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Cvetan Kulevski - ts_kulevski@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 45h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Characteristics of public relations. Levels of communication. Mechanisms of interaction. Company relations. Image making.

Name of course: -17 Disasters and Emergencies

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Rady Ganev - radiganev@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 45h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Historical development of the organization of protection in Bulgaria. Geneva Conventions. Structure and tasks of the Unitary Rescue System. Place of the construction company. Organization of protection of the population in case of crisis . National management system. Earthquakes, floods, snow cover and forest fires. Works to reduce and mitigate the consequences. Remedies for respiratory system and skin . Collective protection. Shelter and refuge. Design, construction and operation.

Name of course: -19 Building Construction and Architecture

Faculty: Department of Building Construction and Architectural Structures

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Architect Petar Sofiyanski - petarsofianski@abv.bg
Prof. Dr. Architect Yanko Alexandrov - aleksandrov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Architect Borislava Mancheva-Velkova - bobimancheva@abv.bg
Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Architect Yuliya Ilieva - yuliya_ilieva@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 50h, 50h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Building units: foundations, walls, floor structures, balconies, stairs, roofs, roof structures, doors and windows. Plasters. Heat and water insulation. Flooring and false ceilings. Kinds of buildings: residential, public, industrial, sports facilities and installations. Residential building project.

Name of course: -20 Strength of Materials

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Radan Ivanov - r_ivanov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Rumen Apostolov - rumen.apostolov@abv.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Dimitar Ganchev - dep_elit@dir.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Milen Petkov - mspetkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Theoretical model of a deformable body. Internal forces and their diagrams. Theory of stress and strain. Stress-strain relation. Pure tension (compression). Inertia moments. Pure torsion. Bending. Strain potential energy. Strength theories. Complex loading. Buckling.

Name of course: -21 Road and Railway Construction

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Godinyachki - dekan-sf@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Yordan Grancharov - grancharov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 3, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Road network. Elements of a motor road. Types of road surfaces. Implementation technology of road construction. Road drainage. Traction calculations. Elements and make-up of railway super and substructure.

Name of course: -22 Static of Structures Part 1

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Doncho Partov - partov@vsu.bg
Prof. Dr. Eng. Rangel Rangelov - rangel_fce@uacg.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ivan Vaisilov - ivan_vaisilov@abv.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Milen Petkov - mspetkov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Anita Handruleva - anita_handruleva@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Iliana Stoynova - ilianaj@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Matuski - v_matuski@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 75h, 45h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 3.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 6

Course description:

Structural analysis of building structures. Statically determinate structures. Diagrams of internal forces. Influence lines. “Gerber” girder. Three-hinged arches and frames. Statically determinate trusses. Combined suspension and “Langer” systems. Displacements. Energy theorems. Deflections diagram.

Name of course: -24 Building Materials and Insulations

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Prof. DSc. Eng. Teodor Roshavelov - roshavelov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Vencislav Stoyanov - venci_sto@abv.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Inavka Dobreva - dobreva@vsu.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Milena Mideva-Dimitrova - mideva@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Classification of building materials. Basic properties and methods of investigation. Rock building materials. Mineral and organic binding materials. Cement. Concrete. Composition design, control and assessment of concrete strength. Metals. Water and heat insulation materials. Structural ceramics. Structural glass.

Name of course: -25 Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Margarita Hamova - hamova@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Hristina Zayakova - HSZ@abv.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Andrey Mihaylov - mihaylov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Chavdar Kolev

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Soil mechanics Physical and mechanical proparties of soils; stresses and deformations in soils; Consolidation and rheology of clays; Ground reaction; Stability of soils and slopes; Earth pressure; Soil Dynamics; Environmental soil mechanics;

Foundation engineering General requirements of Eurocode 7; Spread foundations; Machines foundations; Drainage and reinforcement of excavations; Deep foundations (piles and diaphragm walls); Reconstruction and reinforcement of foundations; Reinforcement of soils; Retaining walls; Anchors; Stabilization of landslides and rockfalls;

Name of course: -26 Engineering Installations

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Ivanov - givanov.49@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Boris Nikolov - bnikolov@wss-bg.net

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 85h, 6h training practice, 10h tutoring,, 69h practical training

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Hydrostatics and hydrodynamics - basic principles and equations. Water supply systems - distribution networks and facilities. Wastewater systems – types of sewage collection systems, facilities. Water supply systems for buildings. Wastewater collection systems for buildings. Planning requirements and sizing procedures for water and sanitary systems. Course project. Electric power systems. Electric power distribution systems for buildings - protective devices, components selection and sizing, installation requirements. Low current systems. Indoor environmental quality. Heating systems. Heat generation – fossil fuel heaters and heat pumps. Ventilation systems – general considerations and types. Parameters of ventilation systems and equipment. Air conditioning systems. Study and analysis of electrical and HVAC design projects. Building management systems.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course project.

Assessment method: Written examination.

 

Name of course: -27 Static and Structures-Part 2

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Doncho Partov - partov@vsu.bg
Prof. Dr. Eng. Rangel Rangelov - rangel_fce@uacg.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ivan Vaisilov - ivan_vaisilov@abv.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Milen Petkov - mspetkov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Anita Handruleva - anita_handruleva@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Iliana Stoynova - ilianaj@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Matuski - v_matuski@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 30h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 65h, 65h practical training

: 8

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 5, lectures 2.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 5

Course description:

Force method for analysis of statically indeterminate frames, loaded with forces, temperature loading and support displacements. Continuous beams. Statically determinate trusses and arches. Displacement method. Mixed method. The essence of the finite-element method.

Name of course: -28 Theory Of Elasticity, Stability And Dynamics Of Structures

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. DSc. Eng. Konstantin Kazakov - kazakov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Anita Handruleva - anita_handruleva@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Matuski - v_matuski@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 65h, 65h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 5, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Main topics: Key assumptions and dependencies in TE. Types of stress and strain state. Plane task of the theory of elasticity. Plane stress state. Theory of thin plates. Basic relationships in the finite elements method. Solving the plane task of the finite elements method. Subject and tasks of the resistance of structures. Formulas of Euler critical parameter of straight bars under different support conditions. Subject and tasks of dynamics structures. Free and forced oscillations without damping of single degree of freedom. Free oscillations of systems with more degrees of freedom. Dynamic charts of internal forces. Investigation of building structures in the spectral method / under the rules for the design of buildings and structures in seismic areas. Concept of modal analysis in studies of structures of earthquake effects.

Lectures. Course assignments.

Written examination.

Name of course: -29 Reinforced Concrete

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Totu Daalov - daalov@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Vasilev - vl_vasilev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Stanislav Rachev - rachev@vsu.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Ivan Ivanchev - iivanchev@mail.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Stanislav Tsvetkov - st.cvetkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 60h, 60h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 5, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Physical and mechanical properties. Methods of analysis of reinforced concrete structures. Analysis and design of slabs, main and secondary beams and columns. Reinforced concrete elements subjected to axial compression (tension forces), eccentrically loaded columns, bending and torsion of beams. Local compression. Deflections. Crack formation and opening. Single foundations. Prestressed reinforced concrete structures.

Name of course: -30 Construction Economy

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Dr. Eng. Sotir Iliev - sotir_iliev@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Konstantin Tasov - tasov_konstantin@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 90h, 90h practical training

: 3

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 5, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Economy and Market Economy – an Introduction; Construction Industry, Construction Economy and Construction Management; Construction Equipment and Construction Technologies – An Overview;     Construction Planning and Programming; Advanced Scheduling Techniques  PERT/CPM – Calculation in the Frame of PERT/CPM Scheduling and Programming]  Investment and Investment Project Evaluation;; Construction Pricing and Contracting; Cost Control, Monitoring and Accounting - Labor and Material Calculation, The Project Budget, Cost Estimation; Business Plan – Introduction, Executive Summary, Company Description: Legal establishment, history, start-up plans, etc. Product or Service, Market Analysis, Strategy and Implementation - management responsibilities with dates and budget, Management Team - key members of the team, personnel strategy, and details, Financial Plan: profit and loss, cash flow, balance sheet, break-even analysis, assumptions, business ratios, etc.,  Quality control.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Written examination – Test and Course work .

 

Name of course: -32 Computer-Aided Structural Design

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Stanislav Rachev - rachev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Vasilev - vl_vasilev@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Modelling and computer based investigation of frame and solid structures. Application of the finite-element method. Elaboration and analysis of three-dimensional models. Foundation structures. Graphical CAD systems.

Name of course: CCC-33 Health and Safety in Construction

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Haralampi Zlatanov - zlatanov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Training and instruction to employees on health and safety at work. Law on Health and Safety at Work . Obligations to ensure health and safety in construction. Work Accidents . Functions and duties of the on safety manager in construction. Risk assessment - procedure, manner and frequency of preparation. Physiological regimes of work and rest at work - terms, conditions , requirements. Work uniforms and personal protective equipment. Safety requirements for working with construction machinery. Electrical safety. Safety requirements for working with scaffolding, platforms , swings and ladders. Safety requirements for repair, reconstruction and demolition of buildings and facilities. Use of personal protective equipment. Signs and signals for safety work.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Written examination.

 

Name of course: -34 Reinforced Concrete Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Petar Gradev
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Stanislav Rachev - rachev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Dimcho Ranchev - ranchev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladimir Vasilev - vl_vasilev@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 50h, 50h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Basic problems. Structural loads. Seismic loading. Precast and monolithic single- storey frames. Roofing panel, deck-plate, crane and frame girders, column, cup-like foundation. Multistorey frame structures. Flat slabs. Shear walls. Strip foundations and slab foundation. Large-panel buildings. Round reinforced concrete reservoirs. Water towers. Cooling towers.

Name of course: -35 Steel Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Todor Georgiev - georgiev.todor.d@gmail.com
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vencislav Yordanov - v.yordan@abv.bg
Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Eng. Borislav Daalov - bdaalov@vsu.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Ivan Ivanchev - iivanchev@mail.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 45h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 50h, 50h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 3.0h,

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Classification. Advantages and disadvantages. Construction steel. Design methods. Welding and welding connections. Bolted joints. Beams and beam structures. Columns, typical joints. Trusses. Steel structures of industrial buildings: systems, elements, components, spatial stabilization, cross frames. Large-span buildings. Multistorey buildings. Reservoirs, hoppers and silos. Prestressing. Suspended roofs.

Name of course: -36 Bridges

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Dimo Kisov - dkisov@vsu.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Veselin Slavchev - slavchev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vasilii Safronov - safronov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 45h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Types of bridges. Main and additional components of bridge structures. Design data. Dimensions. Materials. Loading. Design of reinforced concrete bridge components. Road slabs. Girder decks. Design characteristics of prestressed bridge components. Substructure. Seismic problems. Steel bridges, types. Spatial stabilization. Bridge construction technology.

Name of course: -37 Construction Technology

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Ofeliya Lazova - o_lazova@abv.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Anton Lazov - antonlazov@gmail.com
Assistant Prof. Eng. Borislav Milev - borislavmilev@yahoo.com

Allocation of hours: 60h, 45h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 120h, 6h training practice, 114h practical training

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 3.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

Allocation of hours: 120 hours (90 L + 30 S) ECTS credits: 8

Summary: Loading and unloading operations . Schedules movement . Building and technological properties of soils. Loosening soil . Drainage and temporary strengthening of the trenches . Earthworks with excavators, scrapers , bulldozers and graders . Backfilling and compaction of soils. Cave- ready pilots. Construction of piles . Load and calculate the formwork. Collapsible formwork : frame formwork panels ( metal and composite ) , inventory beams and struts, slab formwork with " falling " heads. Construction scaffolding and formwork . Large size planar and spatial formwork. Climbing formwork for high reinforced concrete structures. Lightweight formwork . Beam formwork. Types of reinforcement and reinforcement products . Production, transportation and laying of concrete mix . Monolithic concrete and joints . Compaction of the concrete mixture. Hardening of concrete in winter conditions. Accelerated hardening by heat treatment and chemical additives. Concreting under water. Types of masonry mortars . Rules for the implementation of masonry . Masonry of lightweight concrete and ceramic blocks. Installation of building structures. Transport and storage of prefabricated buildings . Rigging and auxiliaries. Choice of mounting a crane. Installation methods . Buildings with system formwork. Performance of buildings and facilities : climbing formwork ; climbing formwork ; Stay " casing " and insulated formwork. Lift blocks of buildings and facilities. Performance on roofs with tiles and flat roofs with roll material .

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Written examination.

 

Name of course: -39 Technlogy of Finishing works

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Tepedelenov - george311249@yahoo.com
Assistant Prof. Eng. Borislav Milev - borislavmilev@yahoo.com

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 45h, 12h training practice, 33h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 3

Course description:

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Name of course: -41 Timber and Plastic Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Todor Georgiev - georgiev.todor.d@gmail.com
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vencislav Yordanov - v.yordan@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

General characteristics and peculiarities of timber and plastic structures. Wood under loading behaviour. Single-made components. Members and connection design. Wooden framed, arched and spatial structures. Roof structures. Plastic structures.

Name of course: -42 Construction Organization

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Vencislav Stoyanov - venci_sto@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Zdravka Alexandrova - z_alex@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Dobrin Sotirov - dobrin.sotirov@gmail.com
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladislava Gogova - vladi_a_g@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 56h, 6h training practice, 50h practical training

Assessment: next semester

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Organization of investment. Organization of construction work. Technical standardization. Labour payment. Price formation. Design of construction organization. Linear and network schedules. Temporary construction. Construction situation (overall) planning. Technical construction supervision. Initial preparation. Operation management. Documentary evidence. Authorization of buildings. Types of control.

Name of course: -43 Construction Management

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lora Rangelova - rangel_fce@uacg.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Zdravka Alexandrova - z_alex@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Dobrin Sotirov - dobrin.sotirov@gmail.com
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladislava Gogova - vladi_a_g@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 75h, 45h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

: 1

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 3.0h, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Basic principles of management. The building company as a production unit. Levels of management. Management resolutions. Functions of management: planning, organization, and control. Strategies. Operation and situation management. Transactions. Labour resource management. Marketing. Commodity and price policy. Entering a competition for public commission assignment.

Name of course: -44 Production Plants in Construction

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lachezar Hrischev - l.hrischev@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Haralampi Zlatanov - zlatanov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 75h, 60h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 50h, 6h training practice, 44h practical training

: 4

Assessment: written examination

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 4.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 4

Course description:

Technology for production of concrete mixtures. Technological characteristics , structure and scheme of the process. Types , structure and operation of concrete mixing part, aggregates storage yards and silos for cement. Technology for preparation of mortars with quicklime and hydrated lime. Technology for preparation of reinforcement steel and reinforcement elements. Production Technology of coil and bar reinforcement - straightening , measuring , cutting and bending of reinforcement steel. Technology of contact-point and contact-front welding. Production of welded meshes. Production Technology of  concrete elements and products . Main technological schemes of the production process. Forming of concrete elements and products. Formwork release agents. Types and elements of the formwork . Basic and combined methods for compaction of the concrete mixture . Quality control.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars. Course tasks.

Assessment method: Written examination.

 

Name of course: -45 Condition Assessment and Testing of Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Veselin Slavchev - slavchev@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Vasilii Safronov - safronov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Condition assessment methods. Non-destructive test of the materials quality and condition in building structures and installations. Defects and damages in building structures and installations. Reliability and suitability assessment. Static natural tests. Testing design and loading. Design devices. Data processing. Dynamic natural tests. Constructive modelling.

Name of course: 46 Construction Law

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

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

Allocation of hours: 45h, 45h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 3.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Legal regulation. Hierarchy of legal regulations. State and municipal authorities. Property law. State and municipal property. Administrative law. Law of duties and contracts. Legal regulation of relations in construction work. Law of territory layout. Public commission assignments for construction. Construction contract. Reaching decisions in disputes between participants in the investment process.

Name of course: -.1.1 Finite-element Method

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Banko Bankov - banko.bankov@yahoo.com

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

: 3

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Matrix method of displacements, applied to frame structures (FEM in discrete systems). Basic relations in FEM. Solution of the plane problem. Analysis of thin slabs. Dynamic problems. SAP 2000.

Name of course: -.1.2 Design of Composite Structures

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Doncho Partov - partov@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Milen Petkov - mspetkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 20h lectures, 10h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

: 1

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 1.3h, seminars 0.7h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Steel and reinforced concrete structures. Reasons for their combination. Types of composite structural components. Expedient cross sections. Connections between the steel and reinforced concrete components. Design of components and connections. Installation. Installation details. Application.

Name of course: -.1.4 Masonry Constructions

Allocation of hours: 30h, 20h lectures, 10h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 1.3h, seminars 0.7h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Masonry construction materials. Strength and elastic properties of masonry. Analysis of masonry structures by boundary conditions. Reinforced masonry components. Brick and concrete shear walls. Strengthening of masonry components.

Name of course: і.1.5 Renovation and strengthening of Steel Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Kapka Ganeva - ktganeva@netscape.net

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 7, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Name of course: - 2.1 Civil Engineering Geodesy

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Cenko Cenkov
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Yordan Velinov - velinov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Geodetic station and work with it. Tracing of axes and contours. Location of points. Investigation of deflection, warpage and oscillation of high buildings.

Name of course: і.2.2 Seismic Protection of Buildings and Installations

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Stanislav Rachev - rachev@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Characteristics of seismic action on buildings. Seismic intensity, seismic area division. Choice of construction design. Assessment methods of seismic action. Modelling and construction of earthquake resistant frames, trusses and shear walls. Earthquake protection of existent buildings and facilities.

Name of course: -.2.3 Renovation and Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Faculty: Department of Building Structures

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Petar Gradev

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Methods of renovation and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. Strengthening columns, beams, slabs, shear walls, panels, strip foundations and footings, connections.

Name of course: -.2.4 Modern formwork systems

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

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

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

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: Written examination.

 

Name of course: -.2.5 Computer Systems in Construction Organization and Management

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assistant Prof. Eng. Vladislava Gogova - vladi_a_g@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 0h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

GAUDI PLAN software. Basic notions. Working models. Structure of the building site. Database. Quantitative account. Price formation. Analyses. References. Scheduling. BUILDING MANAGER software. Making a draft statement of account. Analyses. Evaluation. Accounting.

Name of course: -.2.6 Construction entrepreneurship

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

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

Allocation of hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 4, semester 8, lectures 2.0h,

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Nature of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship practice in Bulgaria. Objectives and priorities of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship approaches. Entrepreneurship creativity and innovation leadership. Idea formation methods. Ideas for new business. Assessment of entrepreneurial idea fitness to market conditions. Creating an entrepreneurial company. Marketing strategy. Evaluation of entrepreneurial risk. Business planning. Financing the entrepreneurial business. Entrepreneurial management. Entrepreneurial culture and business ethics.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Assessment score.

 

Name of course: -.1 Mathematics with ALAB

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veselin Kantchev - vkantchev@yahoo.com

Allocation of hours: 30h, 16h lectures, 14h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.1h, seminars 0.9h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Introduction to MATLAB. Numerical solution of non-linear equations and systems of linear equations. Approximation and graphical presentation of functions. Numerical integration and differentiation. Differential equations.

Name of course: -.2 CAD Systems

Faculty: Department of Informatics Visual Arts and Communication

Lecturers:
Assistant Prof. Stoyanka Malcheva-Yakova - t_yacova@abv.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lyuben Lyubenov - lyubo_el@abv.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 0h lectures, 30h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, seminars 2.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Introduction to CAD systems. Three-dimensional drawing of planes and objects. Plans and sections. AUTOLISP. Making use of existent software. Data processing. Work with external devices and INTERNET.

Name of course: і.3 Physical Methods for Non-destructive Measurement of Building Materials' Performance

Allocation of hours: 30h, 20h lectures, 10h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.3h, seminars 0.7h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Physical characteristics. Methods of using mechanical waves. Radiation, magnetic and optical methods. Testing thermal defects. Composite methods.

Name of course: -.4 Maintenance and Reconstruction of Roads

Faculty: Department of Low-rise Construction

Lecturers:
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Yordan Grancharov - grancharov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 24h lectures, 6h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 0h,

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.6h, seminars 0.4h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Road surfaces. Deformations, decays, maintenance and renovation. Winter maintenance of roads. Planting, grassing and strengthening. Road signs and marking.

Name of course: -.5 Light building mechanization

Faculty: Department Technology and Construction Management

Lecturers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Georgi Ivanov - givanov.49@abv.bg
Assistant Prof. Eng. Petar Buchkov - buchkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 15h lectures, 15h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.0h, seminars 1.0h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Purpose, structure, use and maintenance of power tools in the execution of construction works. Alternating and direct current electric, pneumatic and hydraulic power tools. Power tools by purpose: rotary drill tools for metal, wood, plastic, etc., surface processing for concrete, plaster, wood, etc., cutting tools, screw drivers, mixers, impact drivers for concrete, stone, brick, etc., jackhammers, circular and sabre saws, paint sprayers etc. Training in the operation of power tools.

Instruction method: Lectures. Seminars.

Assessment method: Assessment score.

 

Name of course: -.6 Static Analysis of Spatial Structures

Faculty: Mechanics and Mathematics

Lecturers:
Prof. Dr. Eng. Doncho Partov - partov@vsu.bg
Chief Assistant Prof. Eng. Milen Petkov - mspetkov@vsu.bg

Allocation of hours: 30h, 20h lectures, 10h seminars

Beyond class scheduled time, hours: 30h, 30h practical training

Assessment: current evaluation

Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 2, semester 4, lectures 1.3h, seminars 0.7h

ECTS - 2

Course description:

Statically determinate spatial lattice structures. Spatial frame, double-layer structures. Constructive solutions. Methods of analysis and design. Basic installation details. Construction mode. Application.

 

 

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