Course code BūvZ3091

Credit points 1

Building Machinery I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes4

Number of hours for laboratory classes4

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation18.12.2013

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Juris Jurševskis

Dr. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Arhi1012, Construction Graphics I

Arhi1013, Construction Graphics II

ETeh4036, Electrical Engineering

Fizi2006, Physic II

Fizi2007, Physic I

Course abstract

The aim of the subject: to gain the ability in technical manner of thinking, to introduce the schemes using in machinery, to master the technical literature.
Students learn classification of building machinery, different types of drive system forms, their advantages and disadvantages, the principal machine diagrams, drawings and cuts. More attention is paid to the hydraulic and electro-mechanical devices and transmission, mechanized tools, concrete works machinery and hand tools, which can be used for the execution of the work, taking into account technological features.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have:
• Knowledge about classification of building machinery, different types of drive system forms, functioning and operating principles, operational specifics.
• Skills to identify principled machine diagrams, drawings and cuts, on individual nodes and using profiles, see their advantages and disadvantages.
• Competence in field of construction equipment options in construction machinery wide range of choices.

Compulsory reading

1. Jurševskis J. Būvmašīnas 2. papildinātais izdevums, Jelgava: Autora izdevums, 2013. 320 lpp.
2. Jurševskis J. Celtniecības, ceļu būves un ceļu uzturēšanas mašīnas. [Smiltene] : Smiltenes 29. arodvidusskola, 2006. 256 lpp.

Further reading

1. Dzelzītis E. Siltuma, gāzes un ūdens inženiersistēmu automatizācijas pamati. Rīga: Gandrs, 2005. 416 lpp.
2. Добронравов С.С. Строительные машины и оробудование. Спр. для строит. работников. Москва: Высшая школа, 1991. 455 с.
3. Добронравов С.С. Парфенов Е.П. Машины и механизмы для отделочных работ. Учебное пособие для строит. вузов. Москва: Высшая школа, 1989. 269 с.