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Construction Machinery
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery. Determination of machine's capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results. Practical tasks solving. Field training for acquaintance with the various machines' operation in real site conditions.
Construction Machinery
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery. Determination of machine's capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results. Practical tasks solving. Field training for acquaintance with the various machines' operation in real site conditions.
Construction Machinery
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery. Determination of machine's capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results. Practical tasks solving. Field training for acquaintance with the various machines' operation in real site conditions.
Construction Machinery
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery. Determination of machine's capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results. Practical tasks solving. Field training for acquaintance with the various machines' operation in real site conditions.
Construction Machinery
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery. Determination of machine's capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results. Practical tasks solving. Field training for acquaintance with the various machines' operation in real site conditions.
Construction Technics
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the design, principles of operation and application areas of construction machinery and mechanism. Determination of machines capacity, appropriate selection of equipment in compliance with particular work conditions and projects, efficient use in order to obtain the best technical and cost-efficient results in Reconstruction and modernization of buildings and structures.
Construction Technology
This subject introduces to students the essence, ways and means for a complex mechanized execution of transportation facilities (bridges, culverts). After finishing the course they will be acquainted with the design of construction/assembly works technology, while using effectively the equipment and implementing rational technological solutions under healthy and safe labour conditions.
Construction Technology
Students acquire skills for the implementation of technologies for building erection using contemporary construction systems and rational technological sets and equipment as well as for the behaviour of the structural members taking into account their connections and bearing capacity. Upon finishing the course students will be capable to develop independently and as a part of a team design tasks for buildings and structures.
Construction Technology - Part I
Students obtain knowledge on the structure, content, physical and mechanical background of the production processes performed on the construction site as well as the methods for development of technological charts and drawings, selection of technological means for a complex mechanized execution of the basic construction and assembly works, while providing healthy and safe labour conditions. Upon finishing the course students will be able to deal independently or in a team with ...
Construction Technology - Part II
Students acquire skills for the implementation of technologies for building erection using contemporary construction systems and rational technological sets and equipment as well as for the behaviour of the structural members taking into account their connections and bearing capacity. Upon finishing the course students will be capable to develop independently and as a part of a team design tasks for buildings and structures.
Construction Technology - Part II - Project Assignment
Students are acquainted with the basic content and development of construction technological projects for execution of reinforced concrete works in cast-in-situ buildings and structures as well as assembly works in cast-in-situ buildings and structures, and assembly works in prefab buildings and structures. The project concerns also the application of modern technological methods and rational sets of machines and technological equipment. Upon finishing the project, students acquire knowledge ...
Construction Technology - Project Assignment
Students are acquainted with the basic content and development of construction technological projects for execution of reinforced concrete works in cast-in-situ buildings and structures as well as assembly works in cast-in-situ buildings and structures, and assembly works in prefab buildings and structures. The project concerns also the application of modern technological methods and rational sets of machines and technological equipment. Upon finishing the project, students acquire knowledge ...
Construction Technology and Labour Safety
This discipline treats the technology of execution of basic processes in the erection of buildings and structures following different building systems. Students acquire also knowledge related to the provision of healthy and safe labour conditions. They get detailed information on the respective Bulgarian and European regulations in the field.
Finishing and Interior Works
The course presents modern technologies for exterior and interior finishing of buildings and structures. Students are acquainted with the technology of finishing processes and means for provision of high quality and durability in the execution of flooring, plastering, puttying, insulation, cladding, decorative coatings, etc. `
Finishing and Interior Works
Students study the basic requirements for maintenance of high quality and durability of finishing coverings (plastering, puttying, cladding, flooring, isolation and etc.), of plumbing and sewerage, as an electric and heating installation. They receive knowledge and skills how to choose suitable building materials and technology of their application, how to prevent defects and correctly to plan and organize finishing and interior works.
Formwork Scaffolding
Scaffolds are temporary but very important component in the erection of cast-in-situ and precast buildings and structures. They resist the self-weight of the structure and formwork, all imposed loads (people, machinery, appliances), external impact (wind, strokes, breaking forces) and transfer them to a supporting base. Despite their temporary service, scaffolds have to be designed and executed in compliance with the applicable codes and regulations. Students are acquainted with various types ...
Installations and Interior Services in Buildings
This subject considers the main types and principle diagrams of installations, the ways and means of execution and mounting of heating-, ventilation-, and electrical installations in residential, public and industrial buildings. The execution of interior services is a major stage in building construction. In this respect, special attention is paid to the general technological and operational requirements to the interior services. Some specific features of the building structure and technology ...
Labour in Reconstruction and Modernization of Buildings and Bridges and Facilities
The discipline covers topics related to labour safety and environmental protection in construction, particularly the reconstruction and modernization of buildings and bridges. The future MSc degree engineers will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the existing European and Bulgarian regulations on the issues discussed, the basic principles and modern tendencies in creating and enriching them as well as the methods for their use and application. Topics are also included which are ...
Labour Safety and Environmental Protection
This subject deals with two groups of construction-related problems: provision of healthy and safe labour conditions, and environmental protection during construction works. Upon finishing the course students are aware of the hazardous factors in construction and the ways of prevention and neutralization of their impact. Furthermore, they are acquainted with the regulations concerning these topics.
Lightweight Block Masonry Construction of Buildings
A promising direction in the housing development in Bulgaria is the construction of buildings with the help of lightweight blocks (concrete and ceramic). This technology has a number of advantages: the use of conventional formwork is avoided; no heavy and expensive machinery is required; no highly qualified labour force is needed, etc. Materials and basic technological requirements for lightweight block production are considered as well as the testing procedures of masonry blocks and structures ...
Manufacturing Enterprises in Construction Industry
The course considers fundamentals of the structure and technology of manufacturing enterprises from the construction sector. Principles of design, feasibility studies and labour safety conditions are taught as well as equipment and technological lines. After finishing the course students will acquire skills to design enterprises producing materials and products for the construction industry as well as to assess their performance.
Manufacturing Enterprises in Construction Industry
The course considers fundamentals of the structure and technology of manufacturing enterprises from the construction sector. Principles of design, feasibility studies and labour safety conditions are taught as well as equipment and technological lines. After finishing the course students will acquire skills to design enterprises producing materials and products for the construction industry as well as to assess their performance.
Manufacturing Enterprises in Construction Industry - Project Assignment
The project consists of three parts. The first one concerns the production of concrete mixes and building mortars; the second one – production of reinforcement; and the third one – drawing of technological plan of production/technical base servicing the construction. Students learn how to design enterprises manufacturing materials and intermediate products for construction, and to assess their efficiency.
Practical Training in Construction Machinery
Training is conducted on construction sites where students are acquainted with the basic types of earth-moving and road-construction machines in a process of operation. Students are allowed to drive the machines. They develop in-situ schemes for the operational units of the machines and determine their operational performance. The field training ends with a question-and-answer session.
Practical Training in Construction Machinery
Training is conducted at construction sites where students are acquainted with the basic types of earth-moving- and road-construction machines in a process of operation. Students are allowed to drive the machines. They develop in-situ schemes for the operational units of the machines and determine their operational performance. The field training ends with a question-and-answer session.
Practical Training in Construction Machinery
Training is conducted at construction sites where students are acquainted with the basic types of earth-moving- and road-construction machines in a process of operation. Students are allowed to drive the machines. They develop in-situ schemes for the operational units of the machines and determine their operational performance. The field training ends with a question-and-answer session.
Practical Training in Construction Machinery
Training is conducted at construction sites where students are acquainted with the basic types of earth-moving- and road-construction machines in a process of operation. Students are allowed to drive the machines. They develop in-situ schemes for the operational units of the machines and determine their operational performance. The field training ends with a question-and-answer session.
Practical Training in Construction Machinery
Training is conducted on construction sites where students are acquainted with the basic types of earth-moving and road-construction machines in a process of operation. Students are allowed to drive the machines. They develop in-situ schemes for the operational units of the machines and determine their operational performance. The field training ends with a question-and-answer session.
Production of Reinforced Concrete Components
The course covers: the technological preparation of the industrial production of concrete and reinforced concrete (RC) components; design of production processes, technology of shaping of concrete and RC components; methods of accelerated hardening of concrete, prestressing operations and finishing works; stress-and-strain state of components during stripping, storage and transportation. Upon finishing the course students become aware how to design the production of prefabricated construction ...
Production of Reinforced Concrete Components - Project Assignment
The course project is related to the design of technological production line for various reinforced concrete structures (beams, columns, panels) and products (pipes, piers, collector components). The project includes: technological preparation, dimensioning of shaping, prestressing of reinforcement, simultaneously curing of concrete, considerations for technological equipment. Students learn how to design technological/planning solutions for production of various reinforced concrete structural ...
Quality Control and Acceptance of Construction Works
The proper design solutions and the comprehensive control of the whole range of construction activities are prerequisites for the high quality of buildings and structures. Students obtain knowledge what, when and how to control in a building process-from foundation to roof, with an emphasis on the most important building operations. The quality standard ISO 9001 is taught as well.
Technological Problems in the Reconstruction and Modernization of Buildings and Bridges
The construction systems used in Bulgaria are considered as well as the basic tendencies in the reconstruction and modernization of buildings and bridges. The methods for strengthening the reinforced concrete structures with new elements, concrete and steel are studied. Special attention is paid to the reconstruction and modernization of prefabricated residential, public and industrial buildings. The course discusses important realizations of reconstruction and modernization of existing ...
Technology of Construction and Construction Machinery
Major:
In the course the main machinery and mechanization for implementing different building activities are presented. A special place is set for the specific equipment and technologies for building hydraulic structures. The emphasis is placed on the order and the coordination of the building works on the site. Appropriate calculations are presented to demonstrate the importance of these problems.
Vibrating Devices in Construction
Major:
The course presents the various types of vibrating devices and equipment used for performing specific construction works (compacting concrete mixture, landfills and road pavements; screening and transportation of building materials; pile driving; etc. ) which are typically based on employing the advantages of vibrational action.