Course code BūvZ2047

Credit points 3

Building Materials

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures28

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes4

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation13.05.2014

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Andris Šteinerts

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

By this study course students acquire knowledge about widely used and most important building materials and construction products, knowledge regarding their performance characteristics and use in construction process. The theoretical knowledge is improved during the practical classes , as well in laboratory classes, where students are getting acquainted with performance characteristics of most often used building materials and their testing methods.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge By termination of the study course the student shall know the performance characteristics of main construction products, their testing methods and application in construction process
• Skills - be able to select optimal construction products for common used construction works,. l be acquainted with main principles of the marketing of construction products.
• Competence - to be competent to analyze the test reports, conformity assessement documents as well as adequacy of materials for application in construction works.

Compulsory reading

1. Gorenko P. Būvniecība. Ozolnieki: Latvijas Lauksaimniecības konsultāciju un izglītības centrs, Ozolnieki, 2002. 156 lpp. www.llkc.lv
2. Būvizstrādājumu aprites regula 305/2011 [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 12.04.2012.]. Pieejams: http://www.em.gov.lv, http://europa.eu/index_lv.htm

Further reading

1. Bojāre D. Būmateriāli. Lekciju kurss. Rīga, 2009. 211 lpp. Nav LLU FB. Ir RTUbib.
2. Kara P. Būvmateriāli: pamatkurss [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 02.03.2015.]. Pieejams: https://ortus.rtu.lv/science/lv/publications/14720;jsessionid.../fulltext.pd

Periodicals and other sources

1. Praktiskā Būvniecība. Rīga: ISAVE, 2002-2008.. ISSN 1407-8929.
2. Būvinženieris. Rīga: Latvijas Būvinženieru savienība. ISSN 9771-0008
3. Latvijas Būvniecība - ceļvedis būvniecības nozares virzītājiem, Rīga, Lilita. ISSN 1691-4058.